The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the acquisition of Verallia by Apollo Management of the US. Verallia is formed by a group of companies that manufactures...
H.B. Fuller will open a hot melt and water-based adhesives manufacturing facility in Surabaya, Indonesia, with operations starting in the second quarter of 2016.
Aluminum foil, imported from Russia to countries in the EU, will be subject to a provisional anti-dumping duty, according to the Official Journal of the European Union.
APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, will host a second steel packaging summit focusing on Central Europe.
Iggesund Paperboard will open a sheeting and warehousing facility in Taiwan at the end of July 2015.
Ball Corporation’s $6.6bn (£4.3bn) proposed deal for Rexam is to be investigated by the European Commission after the agency said it had concerns it may reduce competition in the beverage...
More than 400 workers at a UK Ardagh Glass site are being balloted for strike action over changes to a pension scheme.
Bericap has said the trend for lightweight closures is on the rise especially in the edible oil market.
Nestlé has launched ‘Project Opportunity’ in the US, a career acceleration programme to help people of all ages gain work experience and strengthen their skills in food and beverage manufacturing.
Steuben Foods has installed a CFA1224-36 filling machine from SIG Combibloc, which can aseptically fill 24,000 small-format carton packs combiblocXSlim per hour.
Amcor Flexibles Europe, Middle East and Africa (AFEMEA) has completed the acquisition of Nampak Flexible , in South Africa, with total net sales in the region of approximately €250m (US$280m).
Nestlé is investing $120m in a 175,000m² manufacturing facility in Dubai to produce Nescafé coffee and Maggi products, creating 400 jobs.
A team of young engineers from CMB Engineering has excelled in this year’s Manufacturing Team Challenge category at the national WorldSkills UK competition, winning first prize for the design and...
SIG Combibloc has confirmed it will spend $70m to expand its carton packaging capacity by 40% in Brazil.
SIT Group is to build a flexographic plant in Italy which it hopes will be up and running by this time next year.
Hilton Head Brewing Company has chosen Novelis’ evercan to package its beer.
I.DEA PACK has launched a tray-sealing machine to address the needs of factories that want a system where trays are moved with arms to sustain higher productivity rates.
A spate of force majeure declarations by EU polymer manufacturers is putting industry under severe pressure, according to Flexible Packaging Europe (FPE).
Eight manufacturers and two distributors of retail food packaging have been fined more than €115m for fixing prices and allocating customers of polystyrene foam or polypropylene rigid trays.
Coveris Holdings has acquired Olefinas, now known as Coveris-Olefinas, an agricultural plastics company with operations in Guatemala and Mexico.
Poland achieved 5% growth for flexible packaging in 2014, compared with 1.4% for Europe as a whole, according to PCI Films Consulting.
Nestlé has joined the Global Apprenticeships Network (GAN), a coalition of companies, employers’ federations and associations that addresses the global youth unemployment crisis and the need for business to ensure...
Ilapak has lauded market reaction to its continuous motion bagger which it launched at Interpack last year.
Constantia Flexibles, Nestlé, Heinz and Cosmo Films will talk about the latest developments in raw materials and film technology for BOPP film manufacturers at the AMI BOPP conference from June...
Coca-Cola Enterprises’ (CCE’s) has released its 10th annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CRS) Report, providing an update on its Sustainability Plan and replacing CCE’s 2013/2014 CRS Report.