UK-based Avanti Conveyors has announced the news that it will be partnering with Inspire Automation’s Material Handling division, Systec Conveyors, to provide corrugated converting customers in the US with a complete range of options and solutions fo more

As part of its mission to help customers perfect their packaging materials and procedures, Antalis has opened a new flagship Smart Packaging Centre at the company’s head office in Coalville, UK. more

Indorama Ventures has increased its PET recycling capabilities by acquiring French-based Sorepla Industrie for an undisclosed fee. more

India’s largest multinational flexible packaging materials and solution company Uflex Limited has declared its earnings for the quarter ending 30 June 2018. more

The aim of the partnership between ALPLA and FROMM is to further optimise the current high recycling rates for PET as well as a significant reduce the CO2 emissions through saved transport. more

Smurfit Kappa, with global transport provider, Scania, have entered partnership in order to replace materials used in its supply chain with paper-based packaging solutions. more

Diageo, M&S, Lush and Carlsberg are just some of the major names already on board as part of Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London’s free-to-attend seminar programme. more

Finland-based packaging start-up Jospak Oy has received a ScanStar 2018 Award for its board-based tray packaging for Kannuksen Lihakauppa Grillipekoni. This innovative, sustainable food packaging solution that contains up to 85% less plastic. more

Following the acquisition of the Greek company Argo S.A., the Austrian specialist in packaging solutions ALPLA is looking to continue its growth. The Greek site marks ALPLA’s first production facility in the country. more

Roastworks Coffee Co has released the first-ever range of fully recyclable, 100 percent aluminium Nespresso-compatible capsules in UK supermarkets. more

Smurfit Kappa Piteå is the largest paper mill in the Smurfit Kappa Group and one of Sweden’s leading companies in the paper-based packaging sector. Romana Moares spoke to company director Per Sward about the mill’s latest investments. more

Leading European supplier of trays for the food industry, Faerch Plast, has recently announced the completion of the acquisition of CGL Pack from PSB Industries in France. more

The Sappi Group of South Africa is a global leader in the manufacture of dissolving wood pulp specialities and packaging papers, as well as graphic printing papers and bio-chemical products. more

Popular chocolate spread brand, Nutella has launched a new 1.35kg tub to entice smaller businesses to utilise their product. more

Ball Corporation is partnering with Dutch craft beer brand Brouwerij Homeland Amsterdam to create a unique, blank can design for its popular spelt beer. more

PPMA 2018 will be the setting for a new initiative for budding entrepreneurs: the Bright Ideas - Ambassador Programme is a free advice service for start-up ventures. more

Uflex Limited made a big impact at the Propak China exhibition  held from 11–13 July 2018 in Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC), Shanghai, China. The company showcased its ASEPTO brand—an aseptic liquid packaging —as an exhibit, which won more

Ahlstrom-Munksjo, a global leader in fibre based materials acquires Expera Speciality Solutions, a U.S. based paper producer, to expand its presence in North America and strengthen its offering of advanced custom-made fibre based materials. more

British snack brand, Graze has recently unveiled its new brand identity and packaging as it intends to challenge the negative perceptions of snacking. more

OptiGroup AB has acquired 100 percent of the shares of family owned packaging group, Moonen B.V. in the Netherlands. more

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