After 26 years of leading the Robatech Group as CEO and President, Marcel Meyer is going to focus on his responsibilities as Chairman of the Board of Directors and strategic tasks starting from June 1, 2018. more

In contrast to the Q1 results last year, the first three months of 2018 saw an export-led increase in deliveries, rather than improved domestic demand. more

Recycling Technologies, a business specialising in the chemical recycling of mixed plastic waste, today announces a major strategic business alliance with InterChem worth over £50m and the forward sale of its wax output worth £15M to Kerax Limited. more

Stora Enso and Sulapac have signed a joint development agreement to combat the global problem of plastic waste by accelerating the use of fully renewable, recyclable and biodegradable materials in packaging. more

Innovia Films is refocusing its research and development efforts on high barrier materials thanks to substantial investment in new assets. more

A new company has announced its plans to build and operate new plastic recycling plants in the UK, using a breakthrough technology to chemically recycle end-of-life plastics into valuable oils and chemicals. more

ABN AMRO Participaties (“AAP”) has reached an agreement to acquire MPS Group B.V., a parent company to MPS Systems BV (“MPS”) from majority shareholder Braver Investments, Oost NL and the founders of MPS. more

Folding carton manufacturer Graphic Packaging International (“GPI”) has invested in a new Beverage Packaging Development Centre, known as the ‘Hub’, to act as a central point for the company’s European beverage design organisation. more

Lindal Group has held its ribbon-cutting ceremony for its new, state-of-the-art, 100,000-square foot facility in Columbus, Indiana that will further benefit customers in the fast-growing U.S. market. more

Along with Canada and Mexico, the US is one of the most important sales regions for ENGEL, and South America is also on the rise. more

Schur Flexibles Group, one of Europe’s leading flexible packaging suppliers, positions itself for the future with the upcoming integration of UNI Packaging and a new CEO. more

As part of the generation change within the Bischof + Klein executive board, Dr. Tobias Lührig joined the Lengerich-based packaging and film specialist's management as its chief executive officer on 1st May 2018. more

SIRANE has acquired flexible packaging manufacturer B&G Products in a move which expands Sirane’s product range and allows for expansion at B&G. more

Global coding and marking solutions provider Linx Printing Technologies has appointed Jose Gomez as Managing Director following the retirement of Nigel Hood. more

The international Novio Packaging Group will be joining forces with Scandinavian Packaging A/S. more

A Skelmersdale business has become one of only thirty companies in the UK to be selected to participate in a ‘Scale-up’ project led by the Enterprise Europe Network and funded by the European Commission. more

PCI Pharma Services (PCI) premiered its new contained packaging facility for the primary and secondary packaging of highly potent products at its newly acquired site near Dublin, Ireland, EU. more

Toly Products & Sussex IM have agreed to a strategic alliance for the benefit of brands within the beauty Industry. more

EDANA, a global association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has disclosed the results of the annual nonwovens industry survey. Providing a comprehensive overview of the sector, the latest statistics demonstrate the industry’s drive. more

BOBST is expanding its factory in Bron, France, and will open a new Competence Center in 2018. more

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