Dow Europe, the Swiss based European division of the global
chemical group, has said that it intends to build a second world
scale PET production facility at its integrated Buna Sow Leuna
Olefinverbund site in Schkopau, Germany.
Sonoco, the global packaging company, has said that it will
restructure itsUnited Kingdom-based tube and core business,
resulting in the closure of itsLeek Staffordshire plant and the
down-sizing of its Brechin, Scotland, plant,according...
In order to improve flagging financial results, global steel
packaging manufacturer, Arcelor Packaging International, has said
that it will increase its prices in France and Spain by 5 per cent
for all deliveries as of 1 January 2003.
The Nova-Pack Europe show, which is currently running in
Dusseldorf, Germany, is featuring a forum on the business advantage
for PET containers, held by the PA Consulting Group, as well as
featuring a number of innovations from companies...
Pennexx Foods, a leading provider of case-ready meat to retail
supermarkets in the US, has said that the costs of vacating its
former plant in Pottstown, Pennsylvania and of opening its new
plant in Philadelphia will contribute to...
Amcor chairman Chris Roberts has said that he expects targeted
growth opportunities within the existing business will deliver
improved earnings and increased cash flow, according to a report
from Asia Pulse.
Alcan, the Canada-based beverage can manufacturer, has sold its
72-year-old research centre in Britain as the company makes further
moves to consolidate its operations and prop up profits, according
to Canadian publication the Financial...
US packaging provider Plastipak Packaging has announced the
addition of two strategic locations to supply the rigid container
market with liquid food, carbonated soft drink, water and non-food
US company SWF Companies' CE 151 case erector has undergone a
redesign to improve its functionality. The redesign of this high
speed, automatic case erector/bottom flap sealer also improves the