WPO (World Packaging Organization) will have its first meeting of 2015 during IPACK-IMA – Packaging & Processing Exhibition (May 19-21), in Milan, Italy, coinciding with World Expo.
Smurfit Kappa trade union members have voted to strike tomorrow (March 24) at a plant in Northampton, following claims of dismissal.
Ahlstrom, fiber-based materials company, has announced a 7% price increase on its masking tape materials produced by the Food and Medical business area.
Anthesis Group consultancy firm, whose clients include Coca-Cola, Tesco, Arjo Wiggins and Reckitt Benckiser, has acquired TEP, in the UAE.
Equipment suppliers have opportunities to develop smart and safe machines as major food firms move into Africa, says the head of Danish Food Tech Group.
Visitors were primarily interested in coating and laminating, slitting/rewinding, control/ test/measurement, flexo and gravure printing at ICE Europe 2015, according to organisers Mack Brooks Exhibitions.
Bizerba, weighing, slicing, and labelling technologies, has acquired the food sector of Luceo.
The European Commission has approved the acquisition of Constantia Flexibles by the French investment company Wendel.
Owens-Illinois European Group (OIEG) has been awarded more than $455m for Venezuela's expropriation of two plants; in Los Guayos and Valera, in a tribunal organised by the International Centre for...
Tetra Pak has filed an application with Vancouver City Council to build a 3,315 square foot and a 1,780 square foot facility to expand its factory for additional manufacturing equipment.
Sonoco and Smurfit Kappa Group have expanded their reach in South America with Sonoco to acquire a majority interest in Graffo Paranaense de Embalagens (Graffo) in Brazil and Smurfit Kappa...
Efacec has won a second consecutive project with PT Indolakto, a dairy producer in Indonesia.
Ecolean is expanding and will open an office in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, this year as part of its expansion in Southeast Asia.
Valmet has partnered with Yuen Foong Yu (YFY) Packaging to supply an OptiConcept M containerboard production line for the company's Xin Wu site in Taoyuan County, Taiwan.
The CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) has published an issues statement following its referral of the completed acquisition by Sonoco of Weidenhammer Packaging Group for a full phase 2 investigation ...
Mondelēz kicked off the Packaging Innovations tradeshow at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, today talking about its developing markets and ‘regional jewels’.
The Middleby Corporation (Middleby Corp) based in Chicago, US, has acquired Marel’s high speed slicing business mainly in bacon and deli slicing, for an undisclosed sum.
Skåne Food Innovation Network (SFIN) has partnered with Packbridge packaging organization to kickstart ‘Open Up’, a social media platform for people in the F&B industry.
Biome is one of the winners of a project that provides funding to bring UK biotechnology projects to market.
Coffee pods are driving growth in the ground coffee sector, says FMCG market and shopper intelligence firm IRI, thanks to cheaper coffee machines and the popularity of the coffee shop...
Onex Corporation’s deal to buy SIG Combibloc for €3.75bn ($4.66bn) has been cleared by the European Commission.
VPK Packaging Group has acquired all the shares in ICS Europaks, a corrugated board box manufacturer based in Limerick, Ireland.
US household penetration of plant-based beverages has doubled in five years to more than 30%, with almond milk now accounting for almost 70% of sales and new nut-based milks such...
After years of steady decline, the cereal industry could see modest growth in the next five years thanks to consumer interest in healthier, high-end cereals, product process updates, improved commodity...
In the beverage industry, niche categories are outperforming the rest of the market, wine and spirits are on the upswing, and beer has rebounded slightly, mainly thanks to craft beer’s...