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Nick Clegg visits British Glass Academy extension site

Nick Clegg visits British Glass Academy extension site

October 21, 2014 No Comments »

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has visited the prospective site of the new British Glass Academy Building in Sheffield, following a £5m funding package earlier this year Read More »

Spectra unveils new twist on standard packs

Spectra unveils new twist on standard packs

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

Spectra Packaging has launched a new twisted square pack to its range of standard containers Read More »

O-I secures joint venture with Constellation

O-I secures joint venture with Constellation

October 6, 2014 No Comments »

US glass container giant Owens-Illinois (O-I) has entered into a joint venture with Constellation Brands Read More »

Ardagh’s new diamond bottle for Harrogate Water Brands

Ardagh’s new diamond bottle for Harrogate Water Brands

September 25, 2014 No Comments »

Ardagh Glass has created a new “Diamond” glass bottle for Harrogate Spring Water and charity water brand Thirsty Planet Read More »

RPC’s Empress range gets bigger

RPC’s Empress range gets bigger

September 19, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Bramlage has announced that Empress, the thick-walled crème jar range, is now available in two new sizes Read More »

Friends of Glass launches app to promote glass packaging

Friends of Glass launches app to promote glass packaging

September 18, 2014 No Comments »

Friends of Glass has launched a new app that will allow users to browse, share and vote for their favourite recipes presented in glass Read More »

Croxsons to showcase premium glass packaging

Croxsons to showcase premium glass packaging

September 18, 2014 No Comments »

Glass bottle supplier Croxsons will be showing its range of standard and bespoke premium glass packaging at the Packaging Innovations London 2014 show Read More »

Pharma Glass to distribute Ompi Pharmaceutical packaging

Pharma Glass to distribute Ompi Pharmaceutical packaging

September 4, 2014 1 Comment »

Pharma Glass Vials and Closures (UK) has signed a distribution agreement with Italian firm Stevanato Group, parent company of Ompi Pharmaceutical Systems Read More »

Crown Holdings snaps up Heineken’s Mexican pack division

Crown Holdings snaps up Heineken’s Mexican pack division

September 1, 2014 No Comments »

Crown Holdings has agreed to acquire Heineken’s Mexican packaging business in a $1.23bn (£740m) deal Read More »

Oak Hill Capital to buy Berlin Packaging in $1.43bn deal

August 27, 2014 No Comments »

US private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners has agreed a deal with Bahrain-based Investcorp Bank to buy container maker Berlin Packaging in a $1.43bn (£86m) transaction Read More »

Sidel opens new training centre in Mexico

Sidel opens new training centre in Mexico

August 26, 2014 No Comments »

Sidel Services has opened a new training centre in Guadalajara, Mexico, featuring a virtual factory environment, augmented reality and authentic parts Read More »

Golden touch from RPC Beauté

Golden touch from RPC Beauté

August 12, 2014 No Comments »

Advanced decoration techniques from RPC beauté are helping to create a high-class and distinctive on-shelf presence for the new Korloff In Love fragrance Read More »

Owens-Illinois produces new bottles for Damrak Dutch Gin

Owens-Illinois produces new bottles for Damrak Dutch Gin

August 11, 2014 No Comments »

Owens-Illinois (O-I), has completed a line extension for Lucas Bols to produce 70cl and 1-litre bottles of Damrak Dutch Gin Read More »

Saxco International acquires Square Peg Packaging and Printing

August 11, 2014 No Comments »

Saxco International, North American distributor of rigid packaging for the drinks trade, has acquired Square Peg Packaging and Printing, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

Ardagh Glass and Reuse invest £5m in recycling push

Ardagh Glass and Reuse invest £5m in recycling push

July 22, 2014 No Comments »

Ardagh Glass has signed a 15-year agreement with Reuse to increase glass recycling, with the recycler investing £5m in new technology Read More »