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Novamont holds open day at Sardinian bio-run industrial complex

Novamont holds open day at Sardinian bio-run industrial complex

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

Matrìca, the Italian integrated green chemistry complex, has hosted an international open day to present the newly-built plant at Porto Torres to European stakeholders Read More »

BPF expresses concerns on misleading schools about plastics

BPF expresses concerns on misleading schools about plastics

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

The BPF is calling for more balance in information offered to school children about plastics materials and products Read More »

Symphony CEO blasts Scotland bag tax

Symphony CEO blasts Scotland bag tax

October 22, 2014 No Comments »

The head of one of Britain’s leading plastics companies has cast doubt on the fairness of Scotland’s ‘bag tax’ which came into effect this week Read More »

Clondalkin Group appoints new director of engineered films

Clondalkin Group appoints new director of engineered films

October 20, 2014 No Comments »

Clondalkin Group has appointed Rienk Jan van der Kooi as managing director of its engineered films business unit in the Netherlands Read More »

Hayssen Flexible Systems acquires Italian flow-wrapping firm

October 16, 2014 No Comments »

Hayssen Flexible Systems has announced the acquisition of Italy-based Schib Packaging, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

LINPAC, Rovipak and Parkside join forces for Quattrapak

LINPAC, Rovipak and Parkside join forces for Quattrapak

October 14, 2014 No Comments »

Developed in partnership between LINPAC Packaging, Rovipak and Parkside Flexibles Group, Quattrapak offers a new tiered packaging solution Read More »

Planglow launches new bloomer bags

Planglow launches new bloomer bags

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

Eco packaging provider Planglow has added new bloomer bags to both its Gastro brand and rustic Natural collection Read More »

Recoup calls for more recycling awareness

Recoup calls for more recycling awareness

October 2, 2014 2 Comments »

Recoup chief executive Stuart Foster has called for more nationwide publicity to boost plastic recycling levels Read More »

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

Clariant to acquire Chinese healthcare packaging firm

September 30, 2014 No Comments »

Swiss chemicals company Clariant is to buy Chinese healthcare packaging firm VitaPac, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Pulse Flexible Packaging launches new website

Pulse Flexible Packaging launches new website

September 30, 2014 No Comments »

Pulse Flexible Packaging has launched a newly developed website - www.pulseflexible.com Read More »

Essentra swoops for Malaysian sealing firm in £28m deal

Essentra swoops for Malaysian sealing firm in £28m deal

September 26, 2014 No Comments »

Essentra is to buy Malaysia-based sealing products manufacturer Abric Berhad in a £28m deal Read More »

Universal Flexible Packaging invests £11m in new factory

Universal Flexible Packaging invests £11m in new factory

September 22, 2014 No Comments »

Universal Flexible Packaging has announced an £11m investment in a new factory and equipment in Leicester, creating more than 56 new jobs Read More »

Sirane launches odour-absorbent meat pads

Sirane launches odour-absorbent meat pads

September 19, 2014 No Comments »

Sirane claims trials for its Fresh-Hold Odour Absorbent (OA) meat pads have proven to reduce returns in vacuum-packed meat and poultry Read More »

TCL achieves A rating from British Retail Consortium

TCL achieves A rating from British Retail Consortium

September 16, 2014 No Comments »

TCL Packaging has been awarded a top A BRC rating by Lloyds register for its food safety systems and processes at its new 21,300m² factory at Stafford Park, Telford Read More »

New £2m packaging factory opened in Hull

September 12, 2014 No Comments »

Japanese plastic wrapping packaging company Krehalon has opened a £2m factory in Hull Read More »