Symphony Environmental Technologies is again calling on the government to introduce biodegradable “controlled-life” plastic bags.
News on flexible plastic packaging, manufacture, design and materials
A new form of packaging using air has been launched to reduce packaging weight, showcased at the PPMA show.
Iceland, Asda, Morrisons and Waitrose have pledged funds from the new carrier bag levy to support the construction of a dementia research centre at UCL.
Constantia Flexibles has appointed Alexander Baumgartner as its new chief executive.
Martin Kersh, executive director of the FPA warned of carrier bag confusion at takeaways with the introduction of the carrier bag charge in England.
The plastic bag charge has come into effect today in England - shoppers at all supermarkets will be charged 5p for plastic bags.
API Group has announced a number of changes to its senior management team.
Staff at Cromwell Polythene have taken to their bikes as part of a ‘keep fit’ strategy at the firm.
Amcor Tobacco Packaging has completed the acquisition of Souza Cruz’s internal tobacco packaging in Brazil.
Packaging manufacturer, the Flexico Group has developed a certified solution to make flexible packaging for dangerous products child-resistant.
The British Plastics Federation (BPF) is involved in the ‘British Pavilion’ at Plastics and Rubber Indonesia, to be held in Jakarta 18-21 November.
British Polythene Industries (BPI) has posted a first half operating profits increase of 6% to £18m, despite surging raw material prices.
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.