ULMA Packaging has appointed Louise Pearson as sales and marketing co-ordinator to drive further growth in its target markets.
Hotels giant Hilton has announced a major sustainability drive, eliminating use of 20 million plastic bottles and five million plastic straws globally.
Smurfit Kappa has launched its MB12 carton is now available for primary food packaging, which helps eliminate mineral oil migration.
Innovia Films says it is refocusing its research and development efforts on high barrier materials following substantial investment in new assets.
Specialist additive and masterbatch manufacturer Colour Tone has launched a new generation of Near-Infrared (NIR) detectable masterbatches.
Clifton Packaging has made a significant £3m investment as it targets more FMCG business.
Corrugated manufacturing firm Dusobox has purchased a HP PageWide C500 press for high-quality digital post-print corrugated packaging.
A majority of consumers are forcing brands to cater to their on the go lifestyles, particularly with food-to-go packaging.
Glass packaging giant O-I’s Jaroslaw (Poland) plant has hosted the final phase of training in the company’s global Plant Manager Development Programme.
Mondi’s Scunthorpe flexible packaging site is due to close – with jobs inevitably at risk, Packaging News can reveal.
Klöckner Pentaplast Food & Consumer Products (kp FCP) division said it has a 100,000-tonnes rPET milestone in sight this year.
Terinex is launching a heat sealable PET mono layer HD printed food grade ovenable film, and being used for new Heinz Beanz toastie.
IPL Plastics is launching two new sizes of containers for the food industry that are both tamper evident and IML capable.
Sainsbury's has announced its introduction of touch-free packaging, apparently for “squeamish millennials” who are afraid to touch raw meat.
Foodex 2018 is set to welcome a host of industry experts, taking place 16-18 April 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham.