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Styropack invests in r&d

Styropack, has marked the start of its new investment programme with an injection of £30,000 (€43.9m) towards the company's national design and test centre in...

Amcor invests €70m in bottle plant

Amcor is building a second glass furnace on its existing wine bottle facility in Gawler, South Australia, in a move that will double its current...

Meyn and CFS sign co-operation agreement

Meyn has announced that Convenience Food Systems (CFS) will start to offer support services for the company's further processing requirements in the Netherlands. In order...

McLelland receives government funding for extension

Scottish dairy producer McLelland is investing a total of £13 million to extend its cheese-making operations in Stranraer. The investment includes a £4 million development...

Amcor acquires innovative flexible packaging company

Amcor, the global food and beverage packaging provider, has reached an agreement to purchase Flexoprint and Packaging, a private company based in Auckland, owned by...

Riverwood and Graphic Packaging merge

Riverwood, parent company of Riverwood International, and Graphic Packaging International have jointly announced a definitive merger agreement that will create a global paperboard packaging company...

CSM completes US acquisition

CSM, the Netherlands-based bakery group, has completed the acquisition of Carpro, a leading manufacturer of bakery supplies in the United States. The acquisition, which was...

Suominen Group expands Polish flexible packaging operations

Suominen Corporation is to expand the Poland plant operated byits Flexible Packaging business area. The investment, which amounts to €7 million, will double the plant's...

Kappa Packaging acquires Grenland Papp

Kappa Packaging has acquired the Norwegian corrugated board manufacturer, Grenland Papp. The company will be merged with the Norwegian sales arm, Kappa Förenade Well, to...

Ball acquires Metal Packaging International

Ball, the global beverage and food packaging provider, has announced that it is to purchase Metal Packaging International, a US manufacturer of aluminium ends for...

Scitex licenses coating technology

Appleton has reached a long-term license agreement with Scitex Vision that allows Appleton to use Scitex Vision's proprietary coating technology to produce a unique digital...

Huhtamaki to invest in Russia

Huhtamaki, the Finnish-based consumer packaging specialist with worldwide operations, will build a moulded fibre egg packaging unit adjacent to its existing packaging facility in the...

Investment pays off for pump manufacturer

Grundfos, the Danish-based manufacturer of water pumps widely used in the food and beverage industry, has reported growth in turnover of 5 per cent for...

Wimm-Bill-Dann upgrades production facilities

Wimm-Bill-Dann Foods has installed new production lines at two of its dairy plants located in the Central Region of Russia, as part of a continuing...

Rexam boosted by record results

Rexam, the global consumer packaging company, has announced a healthy 26 per cent rise in its profits for the year ended 31 December 2002, setting...

BOC Sureflow wins multi-million pound deal

UK gas supplier BOC Sureflow has announced a three-year deal worth more than £4 million (€5.87m) to supply the Whitbread Group with dispense and balloon...

Graham Packaging weathers uncertain economy

US plastic packaging company Graham Packaging has reported a welcome increase in net income for 2002, despite a small drop in sales over the period....

Ball to close can plant

Ball Corporation, the US-based supplier of metal and plastic packaging, is to close its metal food can manufacturing plant in Blytheville, Arkansas, and consolidate its...

Commission clears Hydro takeover

The European Commission has cleared the takeover of FlexPac, the flexible packaging division of Hydro Aluminium, by Alcan of Canada. Although the acquisition will increase...

'Significant success' for Domnick Hunter

Domnick Hunter, the UK-based firm which provides filtration, separation and purification products for the brewing, beverage and dairy industries, among others, has reported 2002 results...

Reynolds, Ivex merge to form new packaging supplier

Reynolds Foodservice Packaging and Ivex Packaging Corporation have merged their businesses to form a new company, Reynolds Food Packaging, which will focus on delivering innovative,...

Rexam completes Lüner acquisition

Rexam, the UK-based global consumer packaging company, hasconfirmed the completion of the acquisition of the German glasscontainer manufacturer Lüner Glashüttenwerke earlier this week. The acquisition...

Demand for food packaging drives investment at UK plant

Sharp Interpack, the UK-based manufacturer of rigid packaging, is investing some £2 million (€3m) at its manufacturing plant in Bridgwater, as well as introducing a...

Raisio expands it presence in food diagnostics

Raisio has placed a public offer to acquire all shares in Diffchamb, the Swedish based company specialising in diagnostics and testing equipment for processed foods....

Changes in store for SIG Hamba

SIG Hamba Filltec, the Germany-based manufacturer of filling and closing machines in open, partly or fully aseptic design, is gearing up for a series of...

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