Ardagh Group’s Can Manufacturing Plant, Roanoke, Virginia

Glass and metal packaging solutions company, Ardagh Group opened a new can production plant in Roanoke, Virginia, US, in November 2014.

Posted by on 30 January 2015 | 10:31 am

Wales approves UK's plain cigarette packaging law

The Welsh Government has given its consent for the implementation of a new regulation for standardised packaging of all cigarettes and hand rolling tobacco products introduced by the UK Government.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

Amcor Flexibles and Maverick to consolidate wine bottle capsules production

Packaging firms Amcor Flexibles Capsules and Maverick Enterprises are to form a manufacturing and sales partnership, a move that will bolster their position in North America.

Posted by on 29 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

Glenroy to acquire stand-up pouches producer PF Flexibles

Flexible packaging converter Glenroy has agreed to acquire pouch converting operations of PF Flexibles for an undisclosed amount.

Posted by on 28 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

INDEVCO Plastics opens petrochemical packaging plant in Texas

INDEVCO Plastics has launched its first petrochemical packaging manufacturing facility in Texas, US.

Posted by on 28 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

Dantex Installs Digital Label Press at Limpet Labels UK

Dantex has installed a new Screen Truepress L350UV Inkjet Label Press at Limpet Labels UK.

Posted by on 28 January 2015 | 9:26 am

SATO acquires majority stake in label producer Okil

Barcode printing, labelling, and RFID solutions specialist SATO has acquired a 75% stake in Russian label manufacturer Okil for an undisclosed amount.

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

Zacpac Carton Box Manufacturing Facility, Queensland

Zacpac, a packaging company based in Australia, announced the opening of its new manufacturing facility located in Stapylton near Gold Coast, Queensland, in October 2014.

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

Honeywell launches two new barcode label printers

Honeywell Scanning & Mobility has expanded its product portfolio with the introduction of two new barcode label printers.

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

Tecnicarton-Single-Use and Reusable Packaging, Corrugated Packages and Interior Packaging Fittings

Tecnicarton designs, produces and supplies high-quality made-to-measure single-use, reusable and protective packaging products, including industrial packaging solutions, pallets, export containers, bespoke corrugated packages and interior packaging f…

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 5:23 am

LINPAC Packaging-Fresh Food Produce Packaging Solutions

LINPAC Packaging (LINPAC) provides rigid and flexible packaging solutions to customers throughout the world in the retail, catering and food manufacturing and packing sectors. The UK-based company develops fresh food packaging and services that de…

Posted by on 27 January 2015 | 4:45 am

Bosch Packaging expands Carton Printing System portfolio of serial code printers

Bosch Packaging Technology has expanded its Carton Printing System (CPS) portfolio for the serialisation of pharmaceutical products packaging.

Posted by on 26 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco to form $16bn corrugated packaging company

Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco (MWV) have announced a merger agreement to form a $16bn combined consumer and corrugated packaging company.

Posted by on 26 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

Innovia Films launches new BOPP film for food packaging

Innovia Films has launched a new BOPP film that provides more than a year of protection from mineral oil migration.

Posted by on 25 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

Carbon impact of packaging decreases by 4.5%, WRAP says

The carbon impact of packaging has decreased by 4.5%, according to the first year results of the Waste & Resources Action Programme's (WRAP) Courtauld commitment phase three.

Posted by on 22 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

MeadWestvaco to sell European tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging

Global packaging company MeadWestvaco (MWV) has agreed to sell its European tobacco folding carton business to Sweden-based AR Packaging, a manufacturer of paperboard cartons, flexible packaging and trays.

Posted by on 22 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

NiceLabel and Chemwatch to Offer Free GHS Cloud Printing Solution

NiceLabel and Chemwatch have collaborated to offer a free Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) cloud printing solution, including free regulatory data.

Posted by on 22 January 2015 | 10:57 am

Eutro Log and Laem System to Exhibit New Manufacturing Plant Strategy at ICE EUROPE

Eutro Log and Laem Sytem will be presenting their highly-technological strategy alongside their slitting rewinding machinery, automation, material handling and logistics at the ICE EUROPE exhibition in Műnich from 10-12 March at hall A5, stand 974.

Posted by on 22 January 2015 | 10:18 am

Guardian Float Glass Plant, Krasny Sulin, Rostov

Michigan-based Guardian Industries Corporation completed construction of a float glass manufacturing plant in Krasny Sulin, in the Rostov region of Russia, in December 2012.

Posted by on 21 January 2015 | 6:00 pm

UK MPs to vote on plain cigarette packaging law

The UK Government is contemplating a proposal to introduce plain cigarette packaging across England in 2016, with MPs expected to vote before May's general election.

Posted by on 21 January 2015 | 6:00 pm