British Polythene Industries (BPI) has posted a first half operating profits increase of 6% to £18m, despite surging raw material prices.
News on flexible plastic packaging, manufacture, design and materials
Protective packaging distributor Macfarlane Group has registered a surge in profits, up 52% for the first half of this year.
Polythene packaging firm Palagan is marking its 40th year of trading this year.
Coveris will be showcasing its latest packaging - Envio films, at PackExpo 2015 in Las Vegas, USA.
Kite Packaging has opened its new site Swindon site, serving Thames Valley and South Wales.
Malaysian packaging manufacturer Scientex Berhad has acquired Mondi Ipoh Sdn Bhd (MISB) in a £9m deal.
Jayplas has announced plans for a £2.5m investment in new extrusion, print and conversion equipment for its packaging division.
Protective packaging products GWP Group has recorded sales increase by over 10% in each of the last two years.
Essentra has confirmed it is planning to close its hull site and transfer operations to Newport.
Stager & Co AG, part of the Staeger Group, has acquired Czech Republic-based Inovac.
Macfarlane Group has hit the acquisition trail to acquire packaging distributor One Packaging, in a £2.75m agreement.
Leeds Vacuum Formers (LVF) has invested £1m which it says will enable it to double its turnover within the next five years.
Carrier bag usage in Scotland fell by 147 million last year, despite the charge on single use carrier bags only being in place for the last quarter of 2014.
Innovia Films is now using only FSC and PEFC certified wood pulp in the manufacture of its NatureFlex films.
German investment group Aurelius has snapped up Plastics recycling firm Regain Polymers for an undisclosed fee.