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CME enhances electrical design resource to support continued growth

Award winning Automation and Packaging Machinery specialist CME Limited continues its recruitment drive to support sustained growth with the recent appointment of Rachel Lawrence, who joins the Somerset based business as Electrical Design Engineer. Rachel’s appointment enhances the…

  • 05/07/2021

Antalis Packaging - ‘Protect the Future’

Following on from a recent Antalis survey which confirmed companies’ commitment to sustainability, Antalis Packaging has launched a new packaging initiative, ‘Protect the Future’, which covers their whole value chain, from sourcing through to recycling, in order to make…

  • 22/06/2021

BW Flexible Systems to open Technical Centre of Excellence to better serve EMEA

BW Flexible Systems, a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Systems company, will be opening a new Technical Centre of Excellence in Nottingham by the end of June as part of its expansion plans to better serve customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The new centre, along with existing…

  • 18/06/2021

DS Smith announces commitment to Science Based Target for 2030 and Net Zero emissions by 2050

DS Smith, the FTSE 100 sustainable packaging company, has announced a series of ambitious climate targets. This includes a Science Based Target which requires a 40% reduction of CO2 emissions per tonne of product by 2030, compared to 2019 levels, and a commitment to reach at least Net Zero…

  • 11/06/2021

Smurfit Kappa completes €12 million investment at Spanish facility

Smurfit Kappa’s Bag-in-Box division has announced the completion of a significant €12 million investment in a new flexible material production facility at its plant in Ibi, Spain. The new state-of-the-art production facility commenced operations, on a phased basis, earlier this year and…

  • 11/06/2021

Smurfit Kappa acquires corrugated operation in Peru, expanding footprint in Latin America

Smurfit Kappa Group, one of the world's largest integrated manufacturers of paper-based packaging products with operations in Europe and the Americas, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Cartones del Pacifico, a leading paper-based packaging company in Peru. The…

  • 07/06/2021

Smurfit Kappa announces multimillion fuel conversion in Germany to substantially reduce CO2 emissions

Smurfit Kappa has announced a significant investment of €11.5 million in its Zülpich paper mill in Germany, which will fund a fuel conversion project aimed at significantly reducing the plant’s CO2 emissions. The plant currently produces approximately 500,000 tonnes of paper…

  • 01/06/2021

A commitment to sustainable packaging helps internet retailers to avoid provoking ‘oversized box rage’

Evolving legislation, advances in technology and pressure to meet the expectations of increasingly environmentally conscious consumers are driving more companies to implement sustainable packaging strategies across their supply chains. Jo Bradley, Business Development Manager for packaging…

  • 28/05/2021

Norbord automates labelling of hundreds of pallets per day with ZetesAtlas

Norbord, one of the world's largest manufacturers of wood-based panels, produces more than 1,200 square metres of OSB panels per day at its Genk location. Every day the logistics employees apply 1,400 labels to pallets in order to manage the panels and stock. This process was recently automated at…

  • 19/05/2021

BillerudKorsnäs and Haver & Boecker in successful cooperation - Sack Packaging Norms define standard for packaging solutions

Last year BillerudKorsnäs and Haver & Boecker published a total of nine sack packaging norms. These norms cover the basics and some of the most critical factors that need to be taken into account when powdered goods are packed. The reactions in the market show that the norms support the…

  • 19/05/2021