Vice President

Jari Latvanen

Former Nestle MD to head up Consumer Board

Stora Enso reorganises Renewable Packaging Division

By Jenny Eagle

Stora Enso will split its Renewable Packaging Division into two segments; the Consumer Board and Packaging Solutions, from January 1, 2015. 

NPD Group on Crumbs closure, sliding cupcake sales

Crumbs' closure could spell trouble for the cupcake category

The death of the cupcake?

By Maggie Hennessy

The struggling retail cupcake chain Crumbs Bake Shop closed its doors for good this week as it mulls filing for bankruptcy. Analysts from market research firm NPD Group weigh in on what went wrong, and whether this signals the end of the cupcake’s reign.

Dow expands film application development center

Dow upgrades film testing facility

By Joe Whitworth

Dow Chemical Company has added an ultrasonic welder and a feedblock to produce nanolayer films to its US Film Application Development Centre (FADC).

People on the move

People on the move

Amcor has sacked its CEO after an investigation suggested some
employees were running a cartel, while Rexam chairman Rolf
Börjesson has been appointed to the board of Avery Dennison.

People on the move

People on the move

This week's round-up of people on the move includes Kraft's new
board member, Alcoa's new vice president and a rumour that Unilever
is considering changing its top management.

Sonoco appoints VP

Sonoco appoints VP

Sonoco has appointed Patrick Keese to the post of vice president,
global marketing, consumer products, with effect from 1 October
2002, the company's senior vice president has announced.

CCS appointment

CCS appointment

Crown Cork & Seal has announced that Raymond McGowan has been
named vice president and president, US Food Can Division.


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