24th Dec 2019
Ahlstrom-Munksjö has become part of a new industry alliance - 4evergreen. The alliance is working to increase the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy. It aims to increase awareness about the benefits of fibre-based packaging materials, and advocate for EU legislation supporting product design for recyclability.
9th Dec 2019
Nolken hygiene products takes the next development step with its recyclable composite packaging for wet wipes, thereby ensuring a higher recycling quality. The project underlines the many years of efforts in the realisation of sustainable products and packaging. Nolken is a leading developer of highest quality hygiene products, headquartered in Germany.
7th Oct 2019
Biaxplen, a subsidiary of Sibur, has taken over 50 per cent stake in the European BOPP film producer Manucor. The two have established a joint venture, and will share their best practices in research and development, sales and marketing, production, and technical support. Manucor's sales team will help give Biaxplen new opportunities in the European...
20th Sep 2019
H B Fuller has unveiled a duo of technologies - Advantra Smart high performance hot melt range for food-safe compliance, and FullVision, a powerful data analytics consultancy service designed to connect packaging manufacturers with continuous performance and quality improvement - in the EIMEA market comprising Europe, India, Middle East and Africa.
2nd Aug 2019
TemperPack, leader in sustainable thermal packaging, has been granted patent for its advanced thermal and protective packaging material made from bonded polysaccharide particles by the US Patent Office. This patent is the first related to ClimaCell, the company's latest and most advanced material, which was introduced to the market late last year.
8th Jul 2019
Berry has completed the acquisition of RPC Group for a purchase price of approximately $6.5 billion, which includes approximately $4.3 billion of cash paid for the equity interest in RPC and $2.2 of net debt and estimated transaction related costs, subject to closing adjustments. Berry is a supplier of innovative rigid, flexible, and non-woven products.
6th Apr 2019
Bag Corp, a pioneer of Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container (FIBC) market, has acquired Propex Foreign Holdings, a subsidiary of Propex Global, in its 50th anniversary year. Bag Corp, headquartered in Richardson, TX, US, is a bulk handling and supply chain solutions provider helping businesses manage all their bulk handling needs from one source.
23rd Mar 2019
Bulgarian film manufacturer Plastchim-T will upgrade its 6,6 m line to 5-layer film production which will enlarge its product portfolio with a wide variety of higher value quality films. The production of specialty films at existing, smaller lines with lower output is a suitable alternative to the increased worldwide production capacity of commodity...
18th Mar 2019
Berry Global Group, has announced a recommended superior offer to acquire all of the issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of RPC Group for 793 pence ($10.52) per share in cash. Total price will be approx £5 billion ($6.5 billion) including refinancing of RPC’s net debt. The buyout will make Berry a global leader in plastic packaging solutions.