Sonoco, the largest US manufacturer of high density polyethylene
(HDPE) bags for the grocery, retail and convenience store
industries, has announced that it will close its bag plant in Santa
Maria, California, and consolidate those...
Chesapeake, the Virginia-based supplier of speciality paperboard
and plastic packaging, slipped into the red in the first quarter of
2002 with net losses of $0.3 million (€0.34m) compared to profits
of $0.3 million a year earlier.
Packaging Dynamics, the producer of specialty bags and wraps for
the food service, supermarkets, bakery and retail industries, is
preparing for life as a separately quoted company once its parent,
Ivex Packaging Corporation, completes...
Amcor, the Australian group which is the world's fourth-largest
packaging company, has continued its foray into the European market
with the acquisition of Tobepal SA, the flexible packaging and
extrusion unit of Spain's...
Domnick Hunter, international producer of gas and filtration
equipment, has launched a new range of nitrogen gas generators that
can dispense with the need for high-pressure cylinders or liquefied
gas storage in modified atmosphere...
Graphic Packaging International Corporation, the North American
folding carton manufacturer, reported first quarter net income
attributable to common shareholders of $2.4 million (€2.7 million)
on sales of $263.7 million, compared...