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Along with biorefining company CIMV, the consortium will investigate the use of local lignocellulosic feedstock, such as straw, wheat or miscanthus, to produce bio-based, biodegradable plastic packaging for consumer markets 27 July 2015
The household product giant expects to use more recycled plastic in more fabric care product packaging – in some cases going from zero to 50% – in a move that will affect hundreds of millions of containers. 24 July 2015
Two-year trials have helped injection moulder develop greener pots for the food sector 24 July 2015
Suppliers tell PRW why they are experiencing a high level of sales this year 24 July 2015
Denis Poelman talks to PRW about why Milacron will examine its current sales strategy by country and continent in the coming quarter 24 July 2015
More than 1,000 restaurants in New York City have backed a call to reject the city’s move to ban expanded polystyrene foam food-service products.
 
21 July 2015
Ball Corporation, a US-based can manufacturer, launched its bid for Rexam in February in a transaction valuing the UK firm at £4.3bn.
 
21 July 2015
Mocap co-owner Greg Miller said his firm planned to keep Beckett production in Sheffield, where around 80 people work, but move operations to a larger facility because of what he called “space constraints” at the current site. 16 July 2015
Amcor said the acquired business had three plants in India producing flexible packaging, mainly for food and personal care markets.
 
15 July 2015
A new type of Bubble Wrap will not be 'pop-able', leading to fans of the 'pop-able' variety to take to social media to vent their displeasure 3 July 2015
Norwegian consumer goods firm Orkla has signed up for the rights to use Liquiglide’s slippery coating for its mayonnaise products in the Nordics, Germany, Benelux countries and the Baltics.
 
3 July 2015
Silvergate has helped an industrial drum packaging customer increase productivity with its Optiblo masterbatch. 3 July 2015
Material shortages and lack of price differential between engineering polymers and commodity prices is keeping suppliers on their toes. Keren Sall reports 3 July 2015
The move comes as new rules covering laundry products and packaging came into effect last month in Europe and which could soon follow suit in the US.
 
2 July 2015
Construction work on the project is scheduled to commence in the next week, and the investment is expected to be completed in August 2016, according to a company spokesperson.
 
1 July 2015


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