Inside Packaging Magazine: Issue 18

The latest issue of Inside Packaging features laser labeling technology, current beer trends, innovative new cup holding solutions and much more

Posted by on 27 August 2014 | 5:29 am

Boxsizer introduces new packaging solution for online retailers

UK-based Boxsizer has introduced a new packaging solution called Random Box Sizer that allows online retailers to pack their products in a lighter and more efficient way.

Posted by on 27 August 2014 | 5:10 am

Sealed Air uses Cardia compostable film for biodegradable cushion bags

Protective packaging manufacturer Sealed Air has used compostable films from Cardia Bioplastics for the development of its new PakNatural biodegradable cushion bags.

Posted by on 26 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

NiceLabel Announces New VP and General Manager EMEA

NiceLabel, the world's leading developer of barcode and RFID labeling software and worlwide provider of enterprise labeling solutions, has announced the appointment of Greg Tanner in the position of VP and general manager EMEA. His addition further b…

Posted by on 26 August 2014 | 7:04 am

Oak Hill Capital to acquire Berlin Packaging in $1.43bn deal

US-based private-equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners is set to acquire plastic, glass and metal containers supplier Berlin Packaging for around $1.43bn, including debt.

Posted by on 25 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Sonoco to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging for €286m

US-based industrial and consumer packaging provider Sonoco has agreed to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging, in a deal worth €286m.

Posted by on 25 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Parkside Flexibles to Unveil latest Range of Innovative Products at Industry Exhibition

Parkside Flexibles is prepared to unveil its latest range of unique products at the Packaging Innovations Exhibition in London, in late September.

Posted by on 24 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Esko and Highcon partner to distribute digital front end software

Packaging design and workflow solutions provider Esko and converting specialist Highcon have entered into an OEM agreement to distribute, install and support the Esko CAD digital front end (DFE) software as complementary software to the Highcon Eucli…

Posted by on 21 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Diageo under scrutiny for breaching marketing rules

Beverage alcohol producer Diageo is under the scanner of the Independent Complaints Panel for breaching marketing rules by sporting a colourful design on their promotional countertop unit.

Posted by on 21 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Coveris acquires Learoyd Packaging

Packaging firm Coveris has acquired Learoyd Packaging, a flexographic print specialist based in the UK, for an undisclosed sum.

Posted by on 21 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Elldex Packaging to establish new facility in New Zealand

Flexible packaging manufacturer Elldex Packaging is planning to upgrade and replace its existing manufacturing facility with a new factory in Christchurch’s Dakota Park in New Zealand.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Faerch Plast to double production with new equipment

Food packaging producer Faerch Plast is planning to install a new extrusion line and 11 thermoformers at its UK plant by early 2015 to double its production capacity.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Paper Converting Machinery

Tymi Machinery specialises in paper converting machinery.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 12:47 pm

Parkside Flexibles to Launch Home Compostable Barrier Laminates

Parkside Flexibles is set to launch its new home compostable barrier laminates at the London Packaging Innovations exhibition in late September.

Posted by on 20 August 2014 | 4:23 am

Graphic Packaging to invest $41.5m for production machinery upgrade

US-based Graphic Packaging International has announced plans to invest around $41.5m to upgrade production machinery at its West Monroe paper mill, Louisiana, US.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Prolamina expands production capacity with new equipment

US-based flexible packaging supplier Prolamina Corporation has installed advanced pouch-manufacturing equipment, a custom-built Totani BH80, to increase production speed.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Amcor to construct tobacco packaging plant in Indonesia

Amcor Tobacco Packaging is planning to construct a greenfield tobacco packaging plant in East Java, Indonesia, which is expected to become fully operational by the end of 2015.

Posted by on 19 August 2014 | 3:48 am

Vitro secures $950m contract from Constellation Brands

Mexico-based glass manufacturer Vitro has received a new contract from its client Constellation Brands to produce 7.3 billion beer bottles.

Posted by on 18 August 2014 | 6:00 am

Private equity firm Rhône agrees to acquire packaging firm Ranpak

Private equity firm Rhône Group has signed an agreement to acquire ‘in-the-box’ protective packaging manufacturer Ranpak Holdings from Odyssey Investment Partners.

Posted by on 14 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Novelis commissions new coating line and recycling centre in Brazil

Aluminium rolling and recycling provider Novelis has commissioned a new coating line for beverage can end stock and expanded recycling centre at its complex in Pindamonhangaba, Brazil.

Posted by on 14 August 2014 | 6:00 pm