Parker Liautaud, the youngest person to ski to the North Pole, will attempt to set a new record during the Willis Resilience Expedition, using Amcor Duratear packaging to survive the grueling 640km (397 mile) trek.
The fallout from the growing consolidation in European flexible packaging market – spearheaded by Amcor’s takeover of Alcan's European packaging operations – has transformed the trading landscape for convertors and brand owners, according to PCI...
Amcor’s takeover of Alcan will give the company the opportunity to out-innovate its competition, maximise supply scales and cut its cost base, said the head of its US and European flexible packaging operations.
Plant closures, overhead reductions and improved procurement will be the major platforms for up to A$250m (€154.2m) of savings Amcor forecasts it will realise in the three years following its takeover of Alcan.
Multi-national packaging company Amcor Flexibles has won the 2008 Bioplastics Award in the category Best Bioplastics Application – Packaging for its NaturePlus compostable film used to pack Sainsbury's SO Organic Wild Rocket salad.
A new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle for wine offers a
lower weight form of packaging without sacrificing product
quality or the environmental benefits associated with glass, its
Amcor, the world's top manufacturer of plastic bottles, has ousted
its chief executive after former staff in Australia were suspected
of being involved in an illegal operation to drive up box prices.
Anthony Fletcher reports.
Leading juice manufacturer Pampryl has become the first French
producer to adopt aseptically filled multi-layer PET for its
ambient-stored 100 per cent fruit juices. The new packaging, from
Amcor PET Packaging Europe/Asia, also marks...
Dairy Crest, the largest dairy food company in the UK, has become
the latest company to choose Amcor FlexCan from Amcor Flexibles for
its new diced cheese product. Dairy Crest is using the patented
innovative flexible container for...
Drinks company Stock Vital has launched its new product line, Carpe
Diem fresh, using the latest packaging technology from Amcor. The
company felt that Amcor's PET system provided the best barrier
protection, and that the firm's...
UK preserves manufacturer F. Duerr & Sons has launched its new
jam product "Squeezers", in Amcor TearStick, said to be the first
easy-open, easy-tear stickpack made from plastic film by Amcor
Amcor has announced plans to commence production of shaped cans in
Australia for a range of beverage products starting in mid 2003,
following a technology licensing agreement with Crown Cork &
Amcor PET Packaging Europe/Asia has invested €18 million to expand
its recycling plant in Beaune, France. The enhancements mean the
plant will now be able to produce 21,000 tonnes of resin pellets
each year from over 30,000 tonnes...
To meet growing demand Amcor group, which bought Schmalbach-Lubeca
earlier this year to create Amcor PET Packaging, is to invest in
excess of €8 million to double its multi-layer PET production
capacity in Europe.
Amcor's European packaging operations have come under the
microscope following a rash of profit warnings from global
companies with European operations. But analysts believe that the
company's strong presence in the food...
Amcor's profit before interest and tax for the three months to 30
September has risen by a more than healthy 47 per cent. The company
said that the increase was due to ongoing improvements in the
European flexibles business,...
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.
Amcor, the Australian packaging company, is now positioning itself
to become a global leading in beverage packaging production. Chief
executive, Russell Jones is playing a major part in cleaning up a
fragmented and underperforming...
Amcor, the fast-growing Australian packaging group, has confirmed
that it is to buy most of the assets of Schmalbach-Lubeca, its
German rival, in a $1.56 billion (€1.7bn) deal that will more than
double its sales, making it one of...
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...