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Fine & Raw unveils updates to signature line's packaging design US-based craft chocolatier Fine & Raw has unveiled major updates to its signature line's packaging design ahead of the 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show. Specialized Packaging > Food Products > News
Mitsubishi Chemical to buy PVC compound business of Welset Plast Extrusions in India Mitsubishi Chemical (MCC) has signed an agreement to acquire the PVC compound business of Welset Plast Extrusions in India.
Packaging Materials > News Clariant opens new additives production facilities in Zhenjiang, China By PKBR Staff Writer
Clariant, a producer of specialty chemicals, has opened two new additives facilities at its Zhenjiang site in China.
Packaging Materials > News Amstel, Kronenbourg select DS Smith’s Box2Keep beer crates to promote beer By PKBR Staff Writer
Amstel and Kronenbourg have selected DS Smith’s Box2Keep beer crates to promote their beer in the UK during the world cup.
Specialized Packaging > Beverage Products > News
RePower South and City announce recycling’s return to Montgomery South Carolina-based RePower South (RPS) has reached an agreement with the City of Montgomery, Alabama to operate the City’s state-of-the-art Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News Smurfit Kappa tops sector in Extel survey for second consecutive year By PKBR Staff Writer
Smurfit Kappa has been ranked number one in the forestry, paper and packaging sector for ‘Best CEO’, ‘Best CFO’ and ‘Best Investor Relations’ for the second year running.
Services > Packaging Services > News b+b Pain Relief continues national expansion b+b, the family owned health and wellness company, has added Publix Super Markets to its expanding list of retail locations.
Specialized Packaging > Household & Electronics Products > News

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Types of Packaging

ProAmpac launches new recyclable QuadFlex pouch
By PKBR Staff Writer
Flexible packaging solutions provider ProAmpac has expanded its fully recyclable No. 2 Pouch platform with the introduction of new No.2 QuadFlex pouch.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News
Smurfit Kappa introduces new thermo bag for fresh apple juice market
By PKBR Staff Writer
Irish corrugated and paper-based packaging firm Smurfit Kappa has expanded its bag-in box packaging portfolio with the introduction of new thermo bag.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News

Packaging Materials

Mitsubishi Chemical to buy PVC compound business of Welset Plast Extrusions in India
Mitsubishi Chemical (MCC) has signed an agreement to acquire the PVC compound business of Welset Plast Extrusions in India.
Packaging Materials > News
Clariant opens new additives production facilities in Zhenjiang, China
By PKBR Staff Writer
Clariant, a producer of specialty chemicals, has opened two new additives facilities at its Zhenjiang site in China.
Packaging Materials > News

Specialized Packaging

Fine & Raw unveils updates to signature line's packaging design
By PKBR Staff Writer
US-based craft chocolatier Fine & Raw has unveiled major updates to its signature line's packaging design ahead of the 2018 Summer Fancy Food Show.
Specialized Packaging > Food Products > News
Wynwood Brewing reveals design change for brand packaging
By PKBR Staff Writer
Wynwood Brewing has unveiled new packaging designs across its core portfolio as it prepares to celebrate its 5-year anniversary later this summer.
Specialized Packaging > Beverage Products > News

Services

Smurfit Kappa tops sector in Extel survey for second consecutive year
By PKBR Staff Writer
Smurfit Kappa has been ranked number one in the forestry, paper and packaging sector for ‘Best CEO’, ‘Best CFO’ and ‘Best Investor Relations’ for the second year running.
Services > Packaging Services > News
OptiGroup agrees to buy Moonen Packaging
By PKBR Staff Writer
European print and facilities supplies distributor OptiGroup has signed an agreement to acquire Dutch packaging distributor Packagegroup Moonen (Moonen Packaging) for an undisclosed sum.
Services > Packaging Services > News

Packaging Technology

GPI installs new Bobst machinery at Leeds facility in UK
By PKBR Staff Writer
Folding carton producer Graphic Packaging International (GPI) has installed new Bobst machinery at its Leeds facility in the UK.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News
International Paper makes management changes
International Paper, a producer of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has appointed Timothy Nicholls as senior vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding Glenn R. Landau.
Packaging Materials > News

Green Packaging

RePower South and City announce recycling’s return to Montgomery
South Carolina-based RePower South (RPS) has reached an agreement with the City of Montgomery, Alabama to operate the City’s state-of-the-art Materials Recovery Facility (MRF).
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News
UK businesses offered £4m for innovative plastic recycling projects
The UK government has announced £4m funding for businesses to support innovative ideas to reduce persistent plastic waste in the environment through new alternatives.
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News




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