Sonoco's deal for Weidenhammer cleared

Composite can merger cleared in UK

The UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has provisionally cleared Sonoco’s acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group.

O. Kleiner uses PacXpert to produce Brainypack

O. Kleiner: PacXpert as replacement for rigid packaging

Processes to recycle post-consumer PET into food contact materials approved

Post-consumer PET recycling processes evaluated

Tomra said it is especially targeting all IQF industries

Tomra installs cold room to test sorting equipment

Picture: Elldex. Plans for the firm's Christchurch facility

Coveris expands into Australasia with acquisition

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The GN800 was developed with Agripak

GN sees opportunity in form/cut/stack thermoforming market

Anchor Packaging's WAVE containers

Anchor rides the packaging ‘wave’

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Adept Technology receives $1m order for Lynx AIVs

Increasing concern about OEE and production line efficiency - Mettler Toledo

Mettler-Toledo targets efficiency with OEE reporting enhancement

Ultima Foods, the Canadian dairy behind the Iögo yogurt brand, will develop dehydrated yogurt products using EnWave technology.

Ultima Foods to develop dehydrated yogurt products through EnWave deal

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Safety & Regulation

Lawyer: 'FDA will be, in my view, patient initially but as time progresses the agency loses patience and they expect everybody to rise to the same level'

Lawyer: FSMA is going to hit small snack makers hard

Nestlé responds to MSG and lead concerns

Lead level concerns in Maggi Noodles prompt Nestlé India response

Foodborne diseases discussed at Refrigerated Food Safety Forum

Foodborne diseases takes centre stage at Refrigerated Food Safety Forum

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Supply Chain

SHI wins Envases CMF deal for Coca-Cola

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag partners with second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Chile

‘Changing demographics in the package manufacturing industry’

‘Changing demographics in the package manufacturing industry’

Pump Engineering launches CSF MAN pumps

Pump Engineering launches CSF MAN pumps for low and high viscosity products

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Financial

O-I  $2.15bn Vitro F&B glass container acquisition

O-I speaks out about its $2.15bn Vitro F&B glass container acquisition

Stéfan Descheemaeker

Nomad Holdings announces CEO following Iglo Foods acquisition

IMA Group acquires OYSTAR Group

IMA acquires OYSTAR

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SUN Automation: 'We are experiencing change in EU corrugated industry'

Rigid Container said the installation was the final part of a project

Rigid Containers to start up corrugator by July

The investment will support an increase in sales and development of the manufacturing platform

PET preform production boosted by APPE

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Innovations

Food technologist Andrew Plunkett: 'There’s this great potential for functionality that could come out of the extrusion process, with potentially widespread health benefits'

Nutrition promise via extrusion ‘potentially huge’, says food technologist

Trial mouldings are 250 x 150 x 50mm but different sizes will be offered

Companies collaborate on packaging made from agriculture waste

BillerudKorsnäs creates the packaging with machiney producer, Curti

BillerudKorsnäs claims alternative to plastic with ‘stretchable’ paper

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Trial mouldings are 250 x 150 x 50mm but different sizes will be offered

Companies collaborate on packaging made from agriculture waste

Kliklok wins Weetabix cartoning line contract

Kliklok wins cartoning line contract for Alpen cereal bars and Weetabix biscuits

Ipack-Ima show floor

Pizza, Pasta and Packaging: Ipack-Ima 2015

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