Uflex, India's largest flexible packaging company, and an emerging player in the global market, has been recognised for its innovative packaging at The Economic Times Polymers Awards 2019 held in Mumbai on 12 February. Read more

Europe’s largest plastic packaging manufacturer RPC Group has announced it has accepted a £3.32 billion takeover offer from US-based private equity firm Apollo Global Management following months of negotiations. Read more

Kemin Industries, a provider of shelf-life extension and food safety solutions for the global food industry, has launched NaturCEASE™ Dry, a new food safety solution to meet the growing demand for natural food products with no artificial ingredients. Read more

SABIC has announced, alongside its customers Unilever, Vinventions and Walki Group, it will be manufacturing certified circular polymers to be used by its customers for packaging solutions. Read more

Leading food processing and packaging solutions provider The Tetra Laval Group has appointed Mr Adolfo Orive its new President & CEO effective April 1, 2019. Read more

Uflex was recognised with seven awards at the recently concluded SIES SOP STAR AWARDS 2018 for packaging innovation and product development. Read more

Tetra Pak is to become the first company in the food and beverage carton industry to offer full-colour digital printing on its carton packages, working in collaboration with Koenig & Bauer, a global leader in the field of printing. Read more

Marks & Spencer has launched its new UK-wide product range, ‘Plant Kitchen’ which positions the M&S brand as ready for tomorrow’s diet-conscious customers looking for alternative, healthy food. Read more

Multinational flexible packaging producer Uflex is investing more than EUR 70m in a new plant in in Hungary, its second facility in Europe. The Hungarian government has said it will contribute EUR 8.7m in funding. Read more

The Swiss packaging company Hoffmann Neopac AG will begin production at its new $30.8M production facility early this year. Read more

Since its establishment in 2012, Schur Flexibles has transformed traditional packaging thinking and brought innovative technologies to the table. Read more

Smurfit Kappa Group has expanded its product range in France with the acquisition of Papcart, a specialist in offset printing and conversion of cardboard and corrugated board consumer packaging, Read more

At next year's Interplastica, taking place in Moscow from 29 Jan – 1 Feb, ENGEL will be demonstrating how economical IML concepts can also be implemented for small batch sizes with one-shot production of ready-for-sale decorated lids for food packagi Read more

Finnish start-up Jospak Oy’s board-based tray packaging has been named as a winner of the WorldStar 2019 Award. Jospak’s innovative food packaging solution contains up to 85% less plastic than a regular plastic alternative. Read more

There are many possible approaches to dealing with the global food waste problem, from innovative packaging to nanotechnology and smarter transit solutions, as Victoria Hattersley reports. Read more

Bulgaria-based Herti, one of the leading European manufacturers of roll-on pilfer proof closures, plastic closures and articles and composite closures, commemorates an important milestone in 2018 – its 25th anniversary. Read more

FlexFilms, the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex, has been granted United States Patent covering entire categories of Formable Films that include one or more BOPET layers used in Alu Alu blister packaging. Read more

Key actions businesses should take to help curb plastic packaging pollution have been laid out by WRAP in The UK Plastics Pact Roadmap to 2025, published yesterday. Read more

Berlin startup share is the first beverage producer in Germany to sell its water in PET bottles made from 100% recyclate. Read more

There’s a noticeably visual shift in tone on our shop shelves at this time of year as the bright hues of summer products are replaced by the rich colour palettes dressing a variety of advent calendars, selection boxes and other festive treats. Read more

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    Leon Black, Chairman, CEO and Director, Apollo Global Management, LLC, May 1, 2018. Source: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

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