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British Polythene Industries reports first half sales down 5% and adds to the debate around force majeure declarations, suggesting producers had acted in a “very opportunistic manner” to increase prices. 28 August 2015
The packaging firm reported overall turnover for the first six months of 2015 of £78.6m, up 12%, with total pre-tax profits up 52% at £1.85m. 28 August 2015
Teknor Apex introduces tougher low temperature compound 14 August 2015
Nottinghamshire-based One Packaging distributes a wide range of packaging products, from pallet wrap and plastic bags to retail and transit packaging and specialist packaging products.
5 August 2015
Since 2014, the Russian government has intervened opposing the introduction of what it termed “tough measures” on the use of plastic bottles for alcoholic beverages. 30 July 2015
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

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