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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 »

New braille printing for plastic pharmaceutical packaging

New braille printing for plastic pharmaceutical packaging

September 15, 2014 No Comments »

Nolato Medical Pharma Packaging has developed new braille printing for plastic pharmaceutical packaging Read More »

Sidel helps Gulf Coca-Cola bottler save 20% on energy

Sidel helps Gulf Coca-Cola bottler save 20% on energy

September 12, 2014 No Comments »

Al Ahlia Gulf Line has achieved 20% energy savings after upgrading its water production line with Sidel’s ECO Booster services Read More »

Holfeld Plastics snapped up by Par-Pak Europe

Holfeld Plastics snapped up by Par-Pak Europe

September 11, 2014 No Comments »

Holfeld Plastics has been acquired by Par-Pak Europe (PPE), part of the US-based Waddington Group Read More »

DS Smith buys Croatian injection moulding company

DS Smith buys Croatian injection moulding company

September 11, 2014 No Comments »

DS Smith Plastics Division has acquired the Croatian injection moulding company Kaplast, for an undisclosed fee Read More »

RPC Tedeco-Gizeh wins Mars supplier award

RPC Tedeco-Gizeh wins Mars supplier award

September 11, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Tedeco-Gizeh Kenfig has won a Mars Drinks Gold Supplier Award for the fourth consecutive year Read More »