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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 »

Beatson Clark makes £80k investment

Beatson Clark makes £80k investment

July 14, 2014 No Comments »

Glass manufacturer Beatson Clark is now supplying pharmaceutical bottles pre-capped following an £80,000 investment Read More »

British Glass helps secure local funding in Sheffield

British Glass helps secure local funding in Sheffield

July 7, 2014 No Comments »

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation has helped win funding from Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) through its Growth Deal Read More »

Glass packaging continues fight for market share – report

Glass packaging continues fight for market share – report

June 19, 2014 No Comments »

The glass packaging market will reach $39.4bn this year but faces tough competition from plastic pouch packaging, according to market research firm Visiongain Read More »

Promens Packaging’s airless jar wins awards

June 12, 2014 No Comments »

Promens Packaging PHC has won the PackTheFuture 2014 – Sustainable Plastic Packaging Award, for its Slidissime airless jar Read More »

Vince Cable supports British glass industry at annual conference

Vince Cable supports British glass industry at annual conference

May 19, 2014 No Comments »

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation held its annual Glass Focus Conference last week, supported by business secretary Vince Cable Read More »

British Glass signs up to government drive for female engineers

British Glass signs up to government drive for female engineers

May 7, 2014 No Comments »

The British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation has signed up to the government’s Compact agreement to encourage female participation in technology and engineering Read More »

Beatson Clark wraps up weeks of exhibiting

April 30, 2014 Comments Off

Glass manufacturer Beatson Clark has promoted its products at three events in the last month Read More »

Alex Salmond praises O-I as it unveils £25m investment in premium bottle production

Alex Salmond praises O-I as it unveils £25m investment in premium bottle production

April 9, 2014 Comments Off

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond has praised glass giant Owens-Illinois’s commitment to the country as it put premiumisation and a hugely accelerated design process at the heart of a £25m... Read More »