Germany's current one-way can deposit system should be scrapped and
replaced with a mixed strategy of reuse and recycling, according to
the Association of European Steel Producers (APEAL). The body
argues that it has the support...
The North American meat market remains as buoyant as ever, despite
animal health scares that have dominated the news for the past few
months. Diet and a lack of public hysteria towards outbreaks of BSE
and Avian flu have been identified...
Dutch retailer Ahold's efforts to streamline its business are
continuing apace, with yesterday's announcement that the US convenience store business
was to be sold followed today by news of a realignment at the
German company Weener Plastik Packaging Group has entered into a
strategic alliance with Canada-based CCL Industries, a global
developer and manufacturer of packaging and labelling solutions.
Both businesses believe that the arrangement...
Frantschach has completed the acquisition of an industrial sack
plant near Chicago, USA. The move is designed to consolidate the
firm's position across the Atlantic and open up new opportunities
for the export business in the...
Swedish firm SCA has increased its ownership interest to 65 per
cent in Central Package Group, which holds a stable position on the
Chinese packaging market. The move represents the latest European
foray into Asia's burgeoning...