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The news section below brings in the latest news items from selected reputable packaging news sources (Packaging News, Packaging Digest and Food Production Daily) by RSS. Clicking on any of these headlines will take you to the external website which publishes the content. The Packaging Hub did not originate any of these news items and is not responsible for content from external sites.

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PRN Pricewatch: Week ending 4 January 2019

Packaging News - Mon, 28/01/2019 - 06:23

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

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New Tetra Pak CEO appointed following Jönsson retirement

Packaging News - Fri, 25/01/2019 - 15:10

Tetra Pak has appointed Adolfo Orive as president and chief executive of Tetra Pak, effective April 2019.

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Ishida delivers ‘pinpoint accuracy’ for Polish cereal giant

Packaging News - Fri, 25/01/2019 - 10:35

Ishida weighing technology is delivering ‘pinpoint accuracy’ that is enabling Poland’s leading manufacturer of cereals to achieve excellent productivity and brand consistency.

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Royston Labels appoints technical manager

Packaging News - Fri, 25/01/2019 - 10:16

Royston Labels has appointed George Ashmore as its new technical manager.

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P&G to launch reusable and refillable packaging after joining LOOP initiative

Packaging News - Thu, 24/01/2019 - 17:49

Procter & Gamble (P&G) is to launch reusable and refillable packaging and has joined TerraCycle’s LOOP circular e-commerce platform.

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Further M&A activity forecast in packaging sector after RPC deal

Packaging News - Thu, 24/01/2019 - 14:51

Following the announcement that private equity firm Apollo has made a firm bid for plastic packaging giant RPC, which has been recommended for approval by its shareholders, M&A experts are expecting the sale to finally go through.

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Packaging innovations 2019 | ILS pallet labelling system for beating the cold

Packaging News - Thu, 24/01/2019 - 13:39

ILS’ pallet labelling technology that can operate in sub-zero temperatures, will be on show at the Empack exhibition in Birmingham.

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Unilever launches packaging changes including refillable packs

Packaging News - Thu, 24/01/2019 - 10:01

Unilever has unveiled ground-breaking reusable packaging innovations including refillable packs as well as durable packaging formats.

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Vegware expands ‘Close the Loop’ service

Packaging News - Thu, 24/01/2019 - 08:09

Vegware has launched a new composting collection service in Bristol for food businesses to help 'Close the Loop'.

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Kids Ink introduces sustainable lunch bags

Packaging News - Thu, 24/01/2019 - 07:15

Kids Ink is addressing the lunch bag sector with the launch of printed bags to help divert unwanted packaging from landfill.

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DataLase aims to help brands hit CSR targets with new coating

Packaging News - Wed, 23/01/2019 - 15:47

DataLase has launched a new functional coating for corrugate packaging to further help brands achieve their CSR packaging goals.

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RPC agrees £3.3bn sale to US private equity firm

Packaging News - Wed, 23/01/2019 - 10:36

RPC Group is set to be acquired by US private equity firm Apollo for £3.3bn, following its recommendation by the boards of directors.

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Wasdell Group appoints new CEO

Packaging News - Tue, 22/01/2019 - 17:29

Pharmaceutical contract packer The Wasdell Group has appointed Vincent Dunne as its new chief executive.

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Start-ups wanted for free event | Packaging Innovations 2019

Packaging News - Tue, 22/01/2019 - 15:48

Packaging Innovations is on the hunt for innovative start-ups to attend a free to enter event – but time is running out to apply for places.

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RPC in advanced talks with Apollo for £3bn sale – reports

Packaging News - Tue, 22/01/2019 - 15:41

RPC is reportedly in advanced talks for the sale of the group to a US private equity firm for almost £3bn, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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‘Minimalist pack trend’ influences speciality papers demand – report

Packaging News - Tue, 22/01/2019 - 15:32

Worldwide demand for speciality papers surpassed 25,354 tons in 2018, with a veritable proliferation anticipated over the upcoming years, according to a Fact.MR study.

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