French group Guillin, which specialises in packaging for the food
industry and refrigerated food delivery, has acquired Italian
distribution company Mactrade through its subsidiary Guillin
Emballages, according to a report in Les...
RoseForgrove, the UK packaging machine specialist, has recently
fulfilled an order to supply its second RF112 Roll Wrapper to Greek
company Papadopoulos who will utilise the machine alongside its
existing machine to pack a new range...
The Danish DAT-Schaub group, which is owned by the slaughterhouse
companies Danish Crown and Tican has agreed that future cooperation
with its owners will be concentrated on the meat casing division -
which is the original core business...
Landec Corporation, a US developer and marketer of technology-based
polymer products for food, agricultural and licensed partner
applications, has announced through its food technology subsidiary,
Apio, that it has sold its Reedley,...
US company Teckwah Industrial said its unit Teckwah Printing and
Packaging division will invest an additional $6 million (€6.4m) in
Wuxi Teckwah Printing and Packaging, bringing its total investment
in Wuxi Teckwah to $10 mlllion.
Barry-Wehmiller Companies, of Missouri, US, has announced the
acquisition of the majority of the assets and business of Mateer
Burt, a leading domestic manufacturer of auger filling and
labelling equipment serving the pharmaceutical,...
HMSHost Corporation, the world's largest provider of food, beverage
and retail concessions to the travelling public, is expanding its
headquarters in Maryland, US, by adding a 150-person National
The future looks assured for the food packaging and processing
industries, according to a survey conducted in the US by Madison
Direct Marketing. The results reveal that 82 per cent of parents
with children under five eat takeout...
Smithfield Foods, the largest US pork producer, has reported that
its quarterly profit fell by more than half as an excess of meat,
caused partly by Russia's month-long ban of US poultry imports,
Cascades, the Canadian-based packaging provider, has filed a public
buyout offer with French market authorities for the remaining
shares in the French company Cascades S.A. that it does not already
US-based International Dispensing Corporation has announced that
Wegman's Food Markets of New York has introduced its latest
packaging line, a disposable Beverage Carafe designed to safely
carry 96-ounces of hot brewed coffee.
Caraustar Industries, the US-based recycled packaging company,
announced that it will raise prices for its entire tube and core
product line by up to 8 per cent. The increase will apply to all
shipments from 24 June 2002.
Alcoa has announced that its Southern Graphic Systems (SGS) digital
imaging and communications business has acquired privately held
Colorbrite, a leading provider of pre-press and flexographic plates
- the steps between design and...
The DuPont China Group and Henan Luohe's Shuanghui Industrial Group
have set up a new joint venture, Dupont Shuanghui (Luohe) Protein
Company, which will produce soybean protein additive for the
Shuanghui Group. DuPont will takes...
Nagasaki is to play host to the 22nd Aquaculture Technology
Convention - to be held on 19 and 20 September at Kabutogani Arena.
It will incorporate the 2nd Aquaculture Technology Exposition and
the 1st Symposium of Japan Aquaculture,...
Praxair, the US-based provider of gas related services to the food
and beverage industry, has opened its North American Specialty Gas
Customer Technical Support Center, based at the company's
Advanced Technology Industries has announced that its subsidiary
Reseal has signed agreements with German company Ranftl-Wekutec to
commence mass production of the Starcan, a resealable beverage
Longview Fibre Company, the US-based packaging provider, has
announced that its net profits fell to $15,000 (€16,000) for its
second fiscal quarter ending on April 30, compared with $4.4
million, the previous year.
A 24-ounce insulated beverage cup, produced by the DIXIE
Foodservice Business of Georgia-Pacific Corporation, has been named
the "Best of the Best" in the US Foodservice & Packaging
Institute's single-use foodservice...