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Coveris Closes Fourth Deal in 12 Months with the Acquisition of a Well-known Paper Pags Business in Germany

Coveris announces the acquisition of HLB|SFV, a previously family owned company focused on the manufacturing and sale of various shapes of paper bags but also paper-based flexibles on reels. HLB|SFV is offering the largest high-quality...

Registration Opens for the FPA 2020 Virtual Fall Executive Conference

The Flexible Packaging Association is pleased to announce that registration for the FPA 2020 Virtual Fall Executive Conference is now open. FPA’s upcoming conference is moving to a digital format and has been split into...

Fedrigoni Appoints New Managing Director

Fedrigoni Group, an Italian manufacturer of papers for packaging and graphics, as well as self-adhesive labelling products, has appointed Luca Zerbini as new managing director of its paper and security division. The choice of Luca...

Polymer Packaging Invests Millions in Equipment, Building and Infrastructure

Massillon, Ohio-based flexible and protective packaging maker Polymer Packaging Inc. is expanding with a three-phase investment in machine purchases and a physical plant expansion due to heightened blown demand from new and existing customers. The...

Scientex's Plans Expansion for Manufacturing Division to Boost Earnings

Scientex Bhd's ambitious plans to enhance its capacity and capabilities for the manufacturing segment is expected to boost earnings for the company in the near future. Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd analyst Brian Yeoh said...

Essentra Swoops for US Packaging Maker

Milton Keynes-headquartered Essentra has agreed to buy a US packaging manufacturer for $65m (£50m). 3C! is based in North Carolina and designs and makes custom folding cartons, printed literature, foil and flexible packaging and labels...

Comexi Strengthens its Presence in Italy and the Balkans by Offering Local Technical Service

The company reaches an agreement with Convert Service and makes the Italian company an official partner that can offer its services to customers in the area. In the past two years, Comexi, a specialist in...

Esko Donates Millions in Software Licenses to Support Education of Future US Packaging Workforce

Esko has underlined its commitment to future generations of packaging industry workers with a multi-million dollar in-kind donation to support college and university students in their packaging engineering and technology studies. The global developer of...

Johan Nilsson Joins Syntegon’s Executive Board

Johan Nilsson joined Syntegon Technology’s executive board. He will head the newly created Service and Digital Solutions business unit. At the beginning of the year, Syntegon announced that it would focus on intelligent and sustainable...

More Declarations of Force Majeure for Polymers in Laura's Aftermath

More polymer producers have declared force majeure on polyethylene products in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura's assault, according to customer letters obtained by S&P Global Platts. Chevron Phillips Chemical on Sept. 1 and Westlake Polymers...

Unprecedented Global Growth in Flexible Packaging Drives Significant Expansion of ePac and HP Indigo Fleet

HP Inc. and ePac, the digital flexible packaging leader, announced a new stage in their market acceleration for flexible packaging with a further rollout of 26 additional HP Indigo digital presses. ePac will be the...

Amcor Reports Fiscal 2020 Full Year Results

Amcor’s CEO Mr. Ron Delia said: "2020 has been a milestone financial year for Amcor during which we delivered outstanding financial results ahead of the upgraded guidance provided in May. Profit and Cash Flow were...

Kyle Chapman is Promoted to President of Barry-Wehmiller, Michael Monarchi Joins as Chief Financial Officer

Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc. has promoted Kyle Chapman to President, joining his father, CEO and Board Chairman Robert Chapman, in leadership of the 135-year-old, $3 billion-plus global manufacturing and engineering solutions firm. As Kyle steps into...

PolyExpert, Well-known Manufacturer of Blown Film for the Food Industry, Receives SQF Certification

PolyExpert, a Canadian leading manufacturer of extruded blown film, proudly announces that it is now Safe Quality Food certified. “As a film manufacturer, we have been supplying the food packaging industry for many years, so...

Loparex Completes Its Integration of Infiana Group

Loparex, a leading global producer of release liners and engineered films, announced that it had successfully completed the integration of specialty film producer Infiana Group into its organization. The integration process, which began in September...

Technipaq, Inc. Mourns Philip Rosenburg

Philip “Butchie” was born in Chicago, IL February 21, 1946, the youngest of 5 siblings; Joan, Benjamin (Beverly), Mary (William), Valerie (Howard). Uncle to many nieces and nephews who have treasured memories of his...

Bunzl to Acquire US-based Safety Business and Flexible Packaging Distributor in Ireland

Bunzl plc, the specialist international distribution and services Group, announces that it has entered into agreements to acquire a US based safety business and a flexible packaging distributor in Ireland. Abco Kovex is a distributor...

Changes in Huhtamaki’s Global Executive Team

Clay Dunn, (63), President, North America business segment has decided to retire at the end of 2020 after successfully leading Huhtamaki’s business in North America since 2005. Ann O’Hara, (49), MBA, BSE (Chemical Engineering), has...

Cromwell Plastics Renames Recycling Division

UK-based Cromwell Plastics has renamed its manufacturing and recycling division following the acquisition of Moorgreen Flexible Packaging earlier this year. Cromwell said the new division, Cromwell Plastics Recycling, would strengthen its focus on helping businesses...

UFlex Posts Strong Q1 Numbers

UFlex Ltd., a multi-national flexible packaging company based in India, has declared its earnings for first quarter of FY2020-21. The company's consolidated net profit surged by 116.7% YoY, while consolidated total revenue for the first...

Flint Group Accelerates Investment in Russian Packaging Market

Flint Group, a leading provider of consumables and equipment for the global packaging industries, has announced a series of key investment actions in its Russian packaging inks business to further extend support to customers in...

Ester Filmtech Limited (wholly – owned subsidiary of Ester Industries Limited) Announces Packaging Film Manufacturing Plant at Chandanvelly, Shahbad Mandal, Telangana

Ester Filmtech Limited has planned to set up an advanced polyester film manufacturing facility in the State of Telangana. The total investment of the entire project is approximately INR 1350 crores in three phases. Implementation...

Flint Group: Extension of Credit Facilities

Flint Group is pleased to confirm the successful completion of an extension of its credit facilities, with effect from 7 August 2020. This transaction has extended the maturity dates of Flint Group’s revolving credit and...

Flexible Packaging Manufacturer Expands Into New Grimsby Facility

Ultimate Group is expanding into another facility at Europarc in Grimsby. The independent flexible packaging manufacturer focused on the food industry has signed a lease to occupy a high-spec new-build unit developed by Wykeland Group....

Sealed Air Invests in Advanced Recycling Company Plastic Energy

Sealed Air Corporation has announced it has signed a collaboration agreement with Plastic Energy, an industry-leading company in advanced recycling technology. Additionally, Sealed Air has made an equity investment in Plastic Energy Global, the parent...

Graphic Packaging Holding Company Announces Second $250 Million Acquisition of International Paper's Minority Partnership Interest

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, announced that International Paper has notified the Company of its intent to continue the monetization process of its ownership interest in Graphic Packaging International Partners, LLC (the "Partnership"). Per the agreement,...

Sealed Air Reports Q2 2020 Results

Sealed Air Corporation announced financial results for the second quarter 2020. “We are navigating through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with a focus on business continuity and our purpose — ‘to protect, to solve...

Berry Global to Supply Medicom in Support of British Government's Mask Manufacturing Mandate

Berry Global Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) announced its collaboration with The Medicom Group, (Medicom), to design the manufacturing solution and guarantee the supply of nonwoven fabric intended for use in producing hundreds of millions...

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