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.
Cavitus has opened its first European office in Zug, Switzerland.
McDonald's and Kraft Foods have partnered to expand the manufacture, marketing and distribution of McDonald's McCafé brand in the US by packaging its signature coffee for sale in grocery stores...
Construction has begun on a Clariant masterbatches plant in Sydney, Australia, to open in the fourth quarter 2014.
Doug Dichting, former VP at Del Monte Foods, The Coca-Cola Company and Schweppes Beverages has joined Cavitus as president and opened an office in Atlanta, Georgia.
Tasma (Tatar Sensitive Materials) has launched an $8.3m food packaging film production line in Kazan, in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia, to extend product storage and shelf life.
Vegware has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2014 Finance for the Future Awards in the SME category.
There has been mixed reaction to news of Russia’s import ban yesterday (7 August), with some associations shrugging it off, and others calling for action to be taken.
Indonesia’s poultry sector is fast transforming from a backyard industry to professionally managed and integrated production, according to figures released by Rabobank.
SIG Combibloc has started operations on a €40m extrusion line at its packaging plant in Brazil, to laminate unprocessed cardboard for carton packs.