Tesco has been rapped by the grocery watchdog for propping up its finances by short-changing suppliers when it began lagging behind rivals.
News on corrugated packaging, manufacture, design and materials
Macfarlane Packaging is to close its Hayes site and consolidate the operation into its Reading and Enfield operations.
Schoeller Allibert has launched two new Kaiman attached lid containers, providing enhanced protection.
Goplasticpallets.com has introduced a new multi-trip pallet box to its plastic pallet range.
AG Barr is set to pay £1m in redundancy payments following the closure of its drinks carton plant in Wales.
The Comexi Group, machinery provider for the flexible packaging industry, is to partner Henkel India at a training academy.
Recycling company Viridor has signed a multi-million pound agreement with plastics recycler Eco Plastics to supply 10,000 tonnes of bottles this year.
Recent decisions and events are bringing together a perfect storm; the year ahead will prompt another industry shakeout. Let’s review the background and think through the likely repercussions.
SBT, part of the Sun Branding Solutions group, is to roll out the latest version of its ODIN packaging launch software tool in June.
Getting a grip on illegal logging has been difficult but there now appears to be progress. Liz Gyekye reports on how new EU regulations on timber are giving the chance for everyone in the chain to raise their game
Fast food restaurant giant McDonald’s has set out a vision to eventually source all its packaging from sustainable sources.
Ten US packaging giants have formed an association, modelled after Europen and Incpen, to represent the packaging industry and coordinate the sector’s environmental efforts.
Dispensing specialist Eziserv is in talks with two dairies about trialling filling machines for milk that would be used in supermarkets in conjunction with a plastic pouch.
Folding carton manufacturers will have to bear the brunt of further cost rises after Korsnäs announced a price increase of £65 per tonne on all white top kraftliner grades.
The government is looking to “transform” the UK’s energy supply as it moves to replace a quarter of the country’s generation capacity in the next decade.