Avery Dennison officially opened its expanded production facility at the Rodange plant in Luxembourg, completing a $65 million project to strengthen its European manufacturing footprint. Read more

In 2018, the world produced about $36 trillion worth of manufactured goods, almost all of which was packaged, protected and shipped in some form of industrial packaging. Read more

Amcor has opened two e-commerce testing laboratories, one in Manchester, Michigan, US, and one in Ghent, Belgium. At both sites, the company’s packaging experts will test and certify packaging for customers from around the world. Read more

Yesterday, as part of a press conference at FachPack, Hans-Joachim Boekstegers, Director and CEO of MULTIVAC, gave an overview of the current development of the business. Read more

Adhesive specialist Beardow Adams, which has its global headquarters and manufacturing plant in Milton Keynes, UK, has opened an additional production facility in Frankfurt, Germany to better serve the market in mainland Europe Read more

Southgate has acquired packaging equipment business Packaging Aids Limited aka Packer, in an undisclosed deal. Read more

Award-winning global brand design consultancy, Elmwood, has hired Ian Schofield as a Non Executive Director to help advise clients as well as to guide its own sustainability agenda. Read more

AptarGroup, Inc. and Nippon Closures Co., Ltd. (NCC) have announced that they have entered into an exclusive partnership to crosslicense technology for tethered beverage closures. Read more

The Alliance to End Plastic Waste today announced that Jacob Duer will serve as the inaugural President and CEO of the newly formed not-for-profit, effective October 1. Read more

Berry Global's $6.5 billion acquisition of RPC is this year's biggest corporate story in packaging. Jean-Marc Galvez, who will lead the new Consumer Packaging, International Division, spoke to Tim Sykes Read more

Rising up to address escalating concerns, key industry players in the packaging sphere aim to fill in the vast gaps - just one crucial sector of the UK’s industry that may be greatly affected by this risk-filled strategy. Read more

PACCOR has acquired the majority stake in EDV Packaging Solutions, one of the leading manufacturers of rigid barrier packaging for the food industry worldwide. Read more

Sidel has announced the acquisition of Cognac Moules Emballages Plastiques (COMEP), a French producer and designer of moulds for PET, enhancing the group's capabilities in the manufacturing of moulds and tooling. Read more

DOMO Chemicals, a leading integrated high quality material engineering company, underlines its position as one of the main providers of nylon film solutions in Europe by renaming its business Read more

With the commissioning of the first 10 kiloton plant in the Netherlands Ioniqa honours their promise, made earlier this year, to achieve endless upcycling of PET plastics on an industrial scale. Read more

Ardagh Group announces today that it has entered into an agreement to combine its Food & Specialty Metal Packaging business ("Food & Specialty") with the business of Exal Corporation ("Exal"), a leading producer of aluminum containers Read more

Bosch has announced it plans to sell its packaging machinery business, based in Waiblingen, to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC). Read more

Walki Group has announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire 100 % of the shares of Mondi Belcoat NV, a Belgian extrusion coating company of Mondi Group. Read more

Styrenics Circular Solutions (SCS) and Agilyx announced today a collaboration between INEOS Styrolution, Trinseo, and Agilyx to advance the first-of-a-kind polystyrene (PS) chemical recycling facility in Europe. Read more

COEXPAN and EMSUR open the doors of INNOTECH, their new innovation and development centre for the rigid and flexible packaging industry, to deal with the major challenges of the industry in the area of sustainability Read more

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