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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 »

Sidel reduces blowing pressure for US Coca-Cola bottler

Sidel reduces blowing pressure for US Coca-Cola bottler

September 10, 2014 No Comments »

Sidel Services has implemented its ECO Booster service on four of Minnesota-based Midwest Coca-Cola’s SBO14/14 blow moulding machines Read More »

Greiner aims to reduce food spoilage with barrier technology

Greiner aims to reduce food spoilage with barrier technology

September 9, 2014 No Comments »

Greiner Packaging believes it has found a solution to limit food spoilage with new inert barrier technology Read More »

Ecotech opens £6.5m PET recycling facility in East London

Ecotech opens £6.5m PET recycling facility in East London

September 9, 2014 No Comments »

Ecotech London has opened a £6.5m, 3,716m2 PET recycling plant in East London Read More »

‘Pledge 4 Plastics’ recycling initiative launched

‘Pledge 4 Plastics’ recycling initiative launched

September 8, 2014 1 Comment »

A new recycling industry partnership pledge has been launched today to encourage more collection of plastic packaging for recycling Read More »

SuperLock barrier packaging available from RPC Containers Blackburn

SuperLock barrier packaging available from RPC Containers Blackburn

September 8, 2014 No Comments »

RPC Superfos’s SuperLock barrier packaging is now available from RPC Containers Blackburn Read More »

CCE makes £3.5m investment for Glacéau Smartwater

CCE makes £3.5m investment for Glacéau Smartwater

September 5, 2014 No Comments »

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) has announced a £3.5m investment at its Morpeth site and signed up Hollywood actress Jennifer Aniston to promote its Glacéau Smartwater bottled water Read More »

Fresh ideas for rigid market | Supplier Analysis – rigid plastics

Fresh ideas for rigid market | Supplier Analysis – rigid plastics

September 4, 2014 No Comments »

The rigid plastics sector is driving forward on two fronts - a push towards new products and a focus on sustainability. Jez Abbott caught up with six packaging suppliers in... Read More »