In South Africa a Competition Tribunal has announced that its
recent approval of the R1,97 billion (€194m) packaging merger
between Nampak and Malbak was in part designed to stop
multinational customers for the packaging products...
A surge in sales to China, higher world log prices and continued
cost cutting have delivered New Zealand-based packaging provider
Carter Holt Harvey a solid NZ$73 million (€34.8m) for the six
months to June, compared with a loss of...
In the UK, Sharp Interpack (formerly MY Plastics) has launched its
new range of biodegradable and waterproof thermoplastic food trays.
The trays, which are a composite of starch and polyesters, could
help towards reducing the two...