13 juillet 17

Merck expands packaging capacity at Swiss Biotech Manufacturing site of Aubonne

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfMerck, a science and technology company, has inaugurated recently a new packaging building at its biotech manufacturing site of Aubonne, Switzerland. 27 million Swiss francs has invested in this building.

12 juillet 17

Folienprint increases its production capacity with two Bobst flexo printing presses

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfIn its new production hall, Folienprint, a company specialised in the printing and finishing of flexible materials that forms part of the Rako Group, has received two new type “20SIX” central impression cylinder printing machines from Bobst.

11 juillet 17

EU launches trade investigation against Turkey following complaint by the European paper industry

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe EU has decided to launch investigations against Turkey for breach of EU-Turkey Customs Union and WTO rules confirming the validity of a complaint lodged by the European paper industry.

10 juillet 17

PolyOne signs agreement to divest designed Structures and Solutions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfPolyOne Corporation, a global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions, will sell its Designed Structures and Solutions (DSS) business, which includes sheet, rollstock and packaging assets, to Arsenal Capital Partners for $115 million. The sale of DSS is subject to satisfaction of regulatory requirements and other customary closing conditions.

7 juillet 17

International Paper signs agreement to sell Foodservice Business in China

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfInternational Paper has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its foodservice business in China to Huhtamaki Hong Kong Limited.

6 juillet 17

FDA delays serialization enforcement to avoid supply disruptions

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe FDA announced that it is now allowing additional time for pharmaceutical manufacturers to comply with product identifier requirements (see official announcement or full Draft Guidance document), said Optel Group.

5 juillet 17

Endocrine disruptors & plant protection products : vote of Member States in favour of proposal on scientific criteria

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfMember States representatives voted in favour of the European Commission's proposal on scientific criteria to identify endocrine disruptors in the field of plant protection products. This is an important step towards greater protection of citizens from harmful substances.

In US, DS Smith Plc acquire Interstate Resources, Inc.

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfDS Smith Plc has acquired 80% of the total issued share capital of Indevco Management Resources, Inc. (IMRI), the holding company for the Interstate Resources, Inc. group (IMRI and its subsidiaries together, the IRI Group), from Merpas Co. S.à r.l. (Merpas) for consideration of US$920 million (approximately £722 million) (the Initial Acquisition).

4 juillet 17

Klöckner Pentaplast completes acquisition of Linpac Group

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfAfter the authorities have approved the transaction, Klöckner Pentaplast Group announces the completion of the acquisition of Linpac Senior Holdings Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries. The closing completes the transaction agreed to and announced on 7 April 2017.

3 juillet 17

Bemis announces actions to reduce cost structure

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfBemis who creates packaging for food, consumer product, healthcare, and industrial applications announced its planned actions in a restructuring and cost savings program to improve efficiency and profitability that further positions the Company for long-term success. The Company will implement these initiatives while maintaining the high quality products, best-in-class service, and culture of respect and innovation consistent with Bemis’ standards, said the management.

30 juin 17

Folienprint increases its production capacity with two Bobst flexo printing presses

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfIn its new production hall, Folienprint, a company specialised in the printing and finishing of flexible materials that forms part of the Rako Group, has received two new type “20SIX” central impression cylinder printing machines from Bobst.

29 juin 17

Tu-Plast Tubeproducing Ltd. is now called Neopac Hungary Ltd

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfThe Hungarian subsidiary of the tube and tin manufacturer Hoffmann Neopac AG, Tu-Plast Tubeproducing Ltd., will be known as Neopac Hungary Ltd. from 1 July 2017 onwards.

28 juin 17

Sonoco to acquire Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSonoco, one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., a family-held developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming plastic packaging films for approximately $170 million in cash. The transaction is subject to normal regulatory review and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017.

27 juin 17

WestRock to acquire assets from Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfWestRock Company has entered into agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets of Island Container Corp. and Combined Container Industries LLC, which together are independent producers of corrugated boxes, sheets and point-of-purchase displays.

26 juin 17

EFSA reinforces independence policy

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfEFSA’s Management Board has approved a number of new measures to further strengthen the Authority’s impartiality and protection against improper influence. We published the press release of EFSA.

23 juin 17

WestRock completes acquisition of five facilities from US Corrugated Holdings

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfWestRock Company has completed the acquisition of certain operations of U.S. Corrugated, a large independent manufacturer of corrugated products for packaging and displays.

22 juin 17

Constellium participates actively to build a standard for aluminum

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfConstellium N.V. released its 2016 Annual Business and Sustainability Performance Report, evaluating its performance against its 2020 targets. And participate actively to build a standard for aluminum.

21 juin 17

Crown’s Peelfit™ Technology wins gold for packaging innovation

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifCrown Food Europe, a business unit of Crown Holdings, has been honored with a Gold Award in the 29th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation for its easy-open foil sealed can. The Peelfit™ can, which enhances convenience, lightweighting and product protection, was highlighted as a standout product in the ‘technological advancement’ and ‘responsible packaging’ categories of the global competition.

20 juin 17

UPM invests to continue developing pulp business

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfUPM will further improve the efficiency and competitiveness of the Kaukas pulp mill in Lappeenranta, Finland, by upgrading the mill's production process with a EUR 30 million investment.

19 juin 17

Heidelberg takes over Fujifilm's Coatings and pressroom chemicals operations in the EMEA Region

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfBy taking over the coatings and pressroom chemicals operations in the EMEA region of its strategic partner Fujifilm Europe BV, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is expanding into the attractive growth segment for consumables.

16 juin 17

North America's PET blow molder market poised to grow at moderate CAGR of 4.3% by 2026

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfFuture Market Insights recently published its report on the PET Blow Molder Market in North America, excerpts from which project the market to reach US$ 57.3 Mn value by the end of 2026. Although, key findings from the report project that during the forecast period, 2016-2026, the North American PET blow molder market will expand at a moderate pace.

15 juin 17

Nasal drug delivery treatments : a research agreement between Nemera and University of Tours

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfNemera announces the collaboration with Research Center for Respiratory Diseases (CEPR) of Tours University (INSERM U1100) to enhance drug therapeutic effectiveness in the nasal cavity.

14 juin 17

The French dairy producer ‘En Direct Des Éleveurs’ wins two awards with Ecolean

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifReceiving two awards at the World Dairy Innovation Awards 2017 in Dublin yesterday, French dairy producer En Direct Des Éleveurs was one of the night’s most highly profiled winners. The company’s choice of Ecolean® Air Aseptic 1000ml for its sustainable and traceable milk from French cows was recognised with two awards, Best New Brand or Business and Best Dairy Packaging Design.

13 juin 17

Scholle IPN opens flexible packaging plant in Chile

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfScholle IPN, in flexible packaging solutions, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Santiago, Chile. The new plant is capable of producing bag-in-box style flexible packaging for institutional and retail markets and consumer-friendly spouted pouch packaging.

12 juin 17

Tekni-Plex : $15 million investment in new China manufacturing facility

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTekni-Plex supports a $15 million investment in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China, near Shanghai. It represents the single largest recent investment by Tekni-Plex and reflects the growing needs of the Asia-Pacific pharmaceutical and medical device market. Production for some product lines has already begun.

9 juin 17

Metsä Board achieves EcoVadis Gold rating for its sustainability practices

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfMetsä Board, European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, has achieved the Gold level rating by EcoVadis for its approach to sustainability. Overall Metsä Board was ranked in the top 1% of suppliers assessed by EcoVadis across all categories.

8 juin 17

Jindal Films Americas expanding for the new capacity of polyester

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfTexte AlternatifJindal Films Americas (JFA) has initiated planning activities to expand the product offering to include polyester films.

7 juin 17

Siegwerk : awarded “Cradle to Cradle Material Health Certification GOLD”

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSiegwerk is the first printing ink manufacturer to be awarded “Cradle to Cradle Material Health Certification GOLD, by the Environmental Protection Encouragement Agency- EPEA.

6 juin 17

WeePallet expands its plastic pallet partnership with american supply chain companies

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfWeePallet, a global leader in manufacturing and supplying plastic pallets, has signed a new partnership program with the American supply chain companies. This comes at a time when most food, beverage and pharmaceutical companies are more concerned about the hygiene in their chain supply systems.

31 mai 17

Sherpa Clinical Packaging expands operational capacity

Texte AlternatifTexte AlternatfSherpa Clinical Packaging who distributes clinical supplies to hundreds of sites across the US, Canada, Europe and abroad continues to invest in growth and infrastructure with its latest facility addition.