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DS Smith acquires EcoPack and EcoPaper for £186m

Packaging News - 8 hours 8 min ago

DS Smith has announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire EcoPack and EcoPaper, for €208m (£186m).

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James Cropper 3D Products joins sustainability debate

Packaging News - 9 hours 42 min ago

James Cropper 3D Products is set to join the debate on responsible packaging solutions at this year’s Sustainability in Packaging Europe conference, 24-26 October in Barcelona.

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Ulma Packaging presents new ‘Tight Bag’ technology

Packaging News - 10 hours 5 min ago

Ulma Packaging claims it has the solution to overcome many of the issues caused by excess air in the bag that hamper the food industry.

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Domino Digital Printing Solutions appoints new European director

Packaging News - 10 hours 54 min ago

Shane Dewar has been appointed as Domino’s Director for Digital Printing Solutions Europe.

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Creative agency Anthem appoints new business development director

Packaging News - 11 hours 9 min ago

Velda Croot has been named as business development director at Anthem Worldwide in London.

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Boxes and Packaging invests £1m to boost capacity and create jobs

Packaging News - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 09:28

Boxes and Packaging (Doncaster) has made a £1m investment  and creating new jobs through an increase in the business to a two shift plant.

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Featured video | Hunter Premium Packaging: Adding value to global brands

Packaging News - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 09:04

Hunter Premium Packaging discusses adding value to global brands during September's Packaging Innovations London 2017

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BPF: ‘No deal’ before Brexit could raise cost of EU plastics trade

Packaging News - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 08:17

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has calculated that the cost of trade with the UK could rise by £880m if no deal is struck before Brexit.

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Kite Packaging, launches new Ripack extension wands

Packaging News - Tue, 17/10/2017 - 06:38

Kite has announced the launch of a new extention wand range which works in-conjunction with its Ripack heat shrink guns.

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Dassault Systèmes launches SOLIDWORKS 2018

Packaging News - Mon, 16/10/2017 - 13:03

Dassault Systèmes has launched SOLIDWORKS 2018, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and engineering applications. 

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PepsiCo seeks smartest packs at AIPIA Congress

Packaging News - Mon, 16/10/2017 - 09:32

PepsiCo has agreed to host an interactive session at the AIPIA Congress 2017.

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‘Manufacturing returning to UK’ says Skymark

Packaging News - Mon, 16/10/2017 - 08:37

Skymark claims British manufacturing is facing fresh buoyancy as firms bring back work to the UK during Brexit negotiations.

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PB Creative boosts senior team with two new appointments

Packaging News - Mon, 16/10/2017 - 08:04

Brand design agency PB Creative has announced the appointment of Lloyd Moffat as creative director and Anna Amos as client services director.

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IPEX 2017 | Friedheim brings Hunkeler back on show

Packaging News - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 11:39

Friedheim is to showcase Hunkeler’s finishing solutions on screen at IPEX 2017.

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Craft spirits sector boosts Beatson Clark’s business

Packaging News - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 10:59

The craft spirits sector is booming in the UK – and Beatson Clark’s apothecary range of bottles is faring well in the sector.

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Ex-Asda chief calls for plastic packaging rethink

Packaging News - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 09:24

The former chief executive of Asda has urged supermarkets to find alternatives to plastic packaging and argued that recycling the material isn’t making an impact.

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RECOUP conference addresses plastic recycling and packaging materials

Packaging News - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 08:58

Almost 300 delegates attended the RECOUP annual conference, where plastics recycling and packaging materials were discussed in detail.

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Ferrero criticised for ‘sexist’ pink and blue packaging

Packaging News - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 08:05

Ferrero is being criticised for ‘sexist’ pink and blue packaging on its Kinder Surprise eggs.

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 18 August 2017

Packaging News - Fri, 13/10/2017 - 08:02

Each week, we publish the average trading price for packaging recovery notes from PRN trading platform the Environment Exchange.

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