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.
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.
3i Group (3i) has agreed to invest approximately €250m (£183m) in Weener Plastic Packaging Group (WPPG), after former shareholder, private equity firm Lindsay Goldberg Vogel sold its stake.
Ukrplastic and Dow Chemical have signed a Memorandum of Intent to strengthen their long-term partnership to increase the supply of products to the flexible packaging material market.
The Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) in New York will host a “Taking your Small Business Global” free export workshop on Thursday (June 11) from 9am-12pm at the Innovation...
Most people in Europe want a brand to improve their lives and only one third of people think companies are delivering, according to Sara de Dios, global head, Meaningful Brands.
Menasha Corporation has expanded its packaging operations in Canada by acquiring Portable Packaging Systems, in Ontario.
Ecolean has opened a regional headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, following increased production capacity in China.
Interest in the Internet of Things (IoT) and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) for assessing and improving efficiency has skyrocketed in the past year, according to PMMI.
SUN Automation has installed its AccuPrint chambered ink system in Italy and the UK building on US-based fits.
APPE has invested £10m in its UK preform manufacturing plant due to ‘market confidence’ in the firm.
Rigid Containers will start up a 1.8m corrugator in the next few months to increase service levels to a growing customer base.
FoodProductionDaily travelled to Milan to see the latest processing and packaging news from the Italian market at IPACK-IMA, Meat-Tech, Fruit Innovation, Dairytech, Converflex and Intralogistica Italia. We also went armed with...
Mondi Group has signed an agreement with Walki to acquire two extrusion coatings plants in Pietarsaari, Finland and Wroclaw, Poland.
Anheuser-Busch InBev says Vietnam is the ‘next turning point’ for growth in Southeast Asia, as it officially opened its first brewery in the country yesterday.