AN SA packaging group, with a turnover of R18 billion (€1.78bn) a
year, is due to emerge from the Nampak-Malbak merger, which crossed
its last major hurdle yesterday when Malbak shareholders approved
the R1.97bn transaction.
Irish packaging group Jefferson Smurfit is set for takeover by a US
private equity group following shareholder approval of the bid
earlier this week. The acquisition comes as the company announced a
decline in pre-tx profits for the...
As we reported earlier this week Australian biscuit giant Arnott
has plans to restructure its Australian and New Zealand operations
into three separate business units as it seeks further growth in
The Mexican Packaging Association (La Asociacion Mexicana de Envase
y Embalaje) has given design awards to four PET (polyethylene
terephthalate) juice beverage bottles sold by Industrias Graham
Innopack a joint venture between Graham...
BOC Group, the diversified UK company whose operations include
producing gases for use in the food and beverage industry, has
reported nine-month pre-tax profits of £265.2 million (€421.4m)
after exceptional items of £50.5 million...
The World Packaging Organisation (WPO) has selected China as the
host for the World Packaging Congress in 2006, officials announced
on Saturday in Beijing. This will be the first time that the
country hosts such a large international...
Data archiving and document management plays an essential role in
the food supply and packaging chain. US company Easy Software
announced this week that it is to implement an archiving and
imaging system at food packaging giant Pactiv...
Researchers in the UK claim to have devised a new method of
selectively oxidising terpenes to produce compounds of particular
interest to the perfumery, flavour and pharmaceutical industries.
Scientists at Oxford have developed a...