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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 »

Amaray Europe hires Tinsley as new managing director

Amaray Europe hires Tinsley as new managing director

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

Amaray, the plastic injection-molding division of packaging manufacturer ASG, has appointed a new managing director Read More »

RPC expands US operation with £10m investment

RPC expands US operation with £10m investment

October 8, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Group has expanded its Bramlage-Wiko site in the US with a £10m plus investment 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 »

RPC launches flexible inhaler

RPC launches flexible inhaler

September 29, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Bramlage-Wiko has launched a new inhaler to meet demand for capsule-based systems 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 »

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

AG Barr faces multi-million pound bill following carton plant closure

September 25, 2014 No Comments »

AG Barr is set to pay £1m in redundancy payments following the closure of its drinks carton plant in Wales Read More »

Nampak’s Infini bottle wins innovation award

Nampak’s Infini bottle wins innovation award

September 24, 2014 No Comments »

Nampak Plastics has won an innovation award for its Infini bottle at the Farm Business Cream Awards 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 »

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 »

Amcor gets improved sustainability rating from Dow Jones

September 17, 2014 No Comments »

Amcor has been boosted by a rating from the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index Read More »

International Paper launches new size Ecotainer cups

International Paper launches new size Ecotainer cups

September 16, 2014 No Comments »

International Paper Foodservice Europe is manufacturing the 6, 8 and 12 ounce Ecotainer cups at its factory in Winsford, Cheshire 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 »