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Europe: Pallet manufacturer Cabka-IPS buys Eryplast

Eryplast's plastic pallets will be distributed under the Cabka-IPS label due to an acquisition by the latter company. Integrating Eryplast will expand Cabka- IPS '...

Asia Pacific: Amcor buys Chinese flexible packaging business for US$33.9M

Amcor has made an agreement to acquire Zhongshan Tian Cai Packaging Company, a Chinese flexible packaging business for RMB211 million (US$33.9 million). The purchase price...

Americas: Owens-Illinois, Constellation Brands form JV in Mexico

Owens-Illinois (O-I) has completed the formation of a 50-50 joint venture (JV) with Constellation Brands (STZ) to own and operate a glass container production...

Europe: Stora Enso to open biomaterials innovation center next year

Stora Enso will concentrate its new biomaterials business development in an Innovation Centre that will be located in the Stockholm area in Sweden. The...

Europe: Sidel launches PET savings calculator for efficient material usage

Sidel has introduced an online PET savings calculator that allows beverage producers and bottlers to calculate the savings they could achieve based on their production...

Americas: Packaging company Cascades sells North American assets

Cascades Inc has reached an agreement for the sale of its North American boxboard manufacturing and converting assets to Graphic Packaging Holding Company for...

Europe: Investor buys reprocessor of recyclable materials

Pan-European investor Aurelius has acquired ECO Plastics, a reprocessor of recyclable materials. Aurelius will supply both its specialised operational improvement capabilities and financial support to...

Europe: BASF, Omya work on coat-ready barrier solutions

BASF and Omya are working on coater-ready barrier solutions for paper and cardboard packaging. In future, this will provide a service for customers who for...

Europe: Huber Packaging Group to buy Crown’s tinplate packaging locations

Huber Packaging Group will acquire Crown general line tinplate packaging locations in Switzerland (Aesch), Finland (Helsinki), Great Britain (Liverpool) and France (Rouen), as soon...

Europe: Researchers develop cooling technique for ultracold gases as possible refrigerants

Physicists at the University of Basel have developed a cooling technique for mechanical quantum systems. Using an ultracold atomic gas, the vibrations of a membrane...
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