Procap plastic caps and closures has opened a €9m production and storage facility in Hoboken, Belgium and expects a €3m growth in turnover over the next three years.
UAE packaging firm Technovaa has broken ground on a US$68m factory in Abu Dhabi’s Kizad free zone, boosting the firm’s regional exports.
The European Pallet Association (EPAL) has introduced a 800 x 600 mm half pallet with three skid boards which it claims is more robust and longer lasting than the current...
Packaging company Nampak has opened an additional glass furnace at its manufacturing plant in Roodekop, South Africa, while eyeing up growth across the rest of the continent as well.
BASF and Smart Planet Technologies are negotiating a possible strategic partnership for the mineralized coating technology, EarthCoating, for paper packaging applications.
Amcor wants to simplify its packaging supply chain for customers and streamline its flexibles business by introducing five platforms; N-Gage; AmFlow; AmPET; AmLock and VisualCan.
ILIP, thermoformed plastic packaging for fresh produce has increased its presence in Spain with a sales strategy focusing on the Iberian Peninsula's fresh produce market.
The European Pallet Association (EPAL) has partnered with European transport internet radio station ET-RADIO.de to launch a broadcast show with the first pallet programme live on air on Monday (October...
The Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR), a trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry in North America, has released the Final Report of its Sleeve Label Working Group with...
Smurfit Kappa has agreed to acquire Bates Container, a non-integrated corrugated packaging manufacturer in the US.
The total value of US carton shipments is expected to reach $9.5bn by 2018 but one of the biggest concerns is increasing boxboard prices, according to the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC).
Indian consumers have greater confidence in green products being better than the environment than those in Canada, the United States and China, and also believe that bio-based ingredients enhance the...
Nestlé Mexico will invest 700m pesos ($53m) over the next six years to increase milk production in the country.
Nestlé South Africa has announced a five-year $181m investment plan in the country and the appointment of Ian Donald as company chairman and MD.
DuPont plans to invest $100m at two Texas facilities to support growing demand for its speciality high performance food packaging resins.
Sidel sees growth in the edible oils market as a ‘huge opportunity’ for its PET packaging business and believes it can take a chunk of the sector away from traditional...
Asia-Pacific is driving global growth in food packaging technology due to the rising popularity of convenience foods and branded products, according to research and consultancy firm MarketsandMarkets.
Cambridge Engineered Solutions, a manufacturer of metal conveyor belts, has expanded its operations in Russia and the Middle East.
Tomra Sorting Solutions has launched the German language version of its website, where users can read information and conduct searches.
The packaging market in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is valued at approximately $41.1bn in 2014 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 5.0% to $52.4bn...
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Huhtamäki Oyj has acquired folded carton packaging manufacturer, Interpac Packaging in Auckland, New Zealand.
Tetra Pak will close a packaging factory in Lund, Sweden, due to come into effect in February 2015, axing 250 jobs.
Storopack protective packaging has acquired CleanPak Products in Tampa, Florida.