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Accraply Announces a New Innovation and Manufacturing Center in the UK

Séamus Lafferty, President of Accraply, is pleased to announce the creation of a new innovation and manufacturing center in Irlam, Greater Manchester, UK. Accraply is part of Barry-Wehmiller and is a leader in the...

Esko Appoints Stephen Bennett to VP & General Manager, North America

Esko, a global supplier of integrated hardware and software for the packaging, labels and wide format sectors, has announced the appointment of Stephen Bennett to vice president and general manager, Esko North America. Bennett...

PAC Worldwide Executive Steve Foster Named President

PAC Worldwide, a global leader in flexible packaging, announces the promotion of Steve Foster to President, effective immediately. The announcement was made at the company's headquarters in Seattle by PAC Worldwide CEO Jim...

US DOJ and Liqui-Box Reach Agreement on Liqui-Box's Acquisition of DS Smith Plastics

Liqui-Box, a portfolio company of Olympus Partners, and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) have entered into an agreement to allow Liqui-Box to acquire DS Smith plc's Plastics Division (DS Smith Plastics). The transaction...

Accredo Packaging Completes $50M Expansion of Sugar Land Campus

Accredo Packaging, a supplier of flexible packaging for the food and consumer products markets, has completed a 200,000-square-foot expansion of its Sugar Land campus. Houston-based Design/Build firm KDW completed the $50 million project,...

ProAmpac To Build Collaboration & Innovation Center to Accelerate Development and Packaging Innovation

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging today announced that it will build a Collaboration & Innovation Center (CIC) at its manufacturing facility near Rochester N.Y. The CIC will play an important role in accelerating...

Ship & Shore Environmental Pervades Asia Market With Latest Pollution Abatement Solutions and Assistance

While today's media attention is rightfully focused on the Wuhan coronavirus, a larger crisis will remain long after this outbreak is brought under control: record-breaking levels of environmental pollution throughout many Asian regions that...

DuPont Announces Leadership Changes

DuPont announced that its Board of Directors has appointed current Executive Chairman Edward D. Breen to the additional role of Chief Executive Officer. Lori D. Koch, Vice President of Investor Relations and Corporate Financial...

Eaglewood Tech Rebrands Anilox Cleaning Division

Eaglewood Technologies, which has been providing anilox cleaning services for over 25 years under the Sani-Blast trademark, has rebranded its Anilox Cleaning Division. Continued product development has diversified Eaglewood's anilox cleaning product line, providing...

BOBST Opens the Doors to its New Flexo Center of Excellence

BOBST hosted an open house at its new Flexo Center of Excellence at Bobst Bielefeld on February 13, giving attendees the opportunity to experience the entire flexo process from start to finish. The Competence...

Huhtamäki Oyj’s Results January 1–December 31, 2019: Strong Net Sales Growth and Profitability Improvement in 2019

We maintained our growth trend during the last quarter of the year in an economic environment challenged by the trade war between the USA and China, the announced Brexit and the amplified concerns around...

US Recycling Bill Seeks Moratorium on New Crackers, Plastic Plants

A US recycling bill introduced to the nation's legislature includes a temporary moratorium on building new plants that would produce olefins and plastics. The bill, called "The Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act" was...

Verso Completes Sale of Maine Mill as Part of $400M Deal

A paper company announced it has completed the sale of two mills, including one in Maine, as part of a $400 million deal. Miamisburg, Ohio-based Verso Corp. sold its Androscoggin Mill in Jay to...

Baldwin Technology Appoints Joe Kline As New President And CEO

The leadership team of Baldwin Technology Company Inc. has appointed Joe Kline as its new President and CEO, effective January 17, 2020. Baldwin is a leading global manufacturer of innovative process-automation technology for the...

PolyExpert Promotes Pierre Sarazin to Vice President of Research & Development and Sustainability

PolyExpert announces the promotion of Pierre Sarazin Ph.D., to Vice President of Research & Development and Sustainability, effective as of now. Pierre started working for PolyExpert in 2018 as Manager of Technical Services and...

Huhtamaki Appoints Thomasine Kamerling as Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Communications

​Thomasine Kamerling, (47), M.A., Modern History from Cambridge University (UK), has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Sustainability and Communications and a member of Global Executive Team at Huhtamaki as of March 1, 2020....

Pregis Invests in European Operations to Support Growing Protective Packaging Requirements

Pregis has made several recent investments in its European operations to support the growing protective packaging needs of its broad global customer base. The company recently opened a new energy-efficient facility in Stevenage, UK...

ProAmpac Awarded ISO Certifications in Cincinnati and Suffolk, Va. Facilities

ProAmpac, the flexible packaging leader, has been awarded two of the most recognized global accreditations in business: certification of its Cincinnati facility to ISO 14001, the most widely used environmental management system (EMS) in...

Fox Packaging Names Lucas Fox Director of Operations

Fox Packaging™, an industry leader in packaging innovation, is pleased to announce the promotion of Lucas Fox to Director of Operations. In his new role, Fox will oversee production activity across all operation departments;...

East Hills Business Park Manufacturer Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Eliminate Almost 100 Lawrence Jobs

Just two years after an expansion project, a Lawrence manufacturing plant is set to close, costing nearly 100 people their jobs. API Americas announced in a federally required filing that it intends to close...

Resource Label Group Broadens California Presence with Acquisition of Axiom Label & Packaging

Resource Label Group, LLC a full-service provider of pressure sensitive label, shrink sleeve and RFID/NFC technology for the packaging industry, announced it has acquired Los Angeles-based Axiom Label & Packaging (“Axiom”), broadening its presence...

Tekni-Plex Medical Announces New Head of Sales, Business Development, Medical Products for EMEA

Tekni-Plex Medical, a Tekni-Plex business, announces that Jan Motte has joined the organization as head of sales and business development, medical products, for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Tekni-Plex recently announced the formation...

Henkel Opens New State-of-the-art Manufacturing Facility Near Pune

Henkel Adhesives Technologies has officially inaugurated its new production facility in Kurkumbh, India, near Pune. With a total investment of about 50 million Euro the business unit aims to serve the growing demand of...

Howard Coker to Succeed Rob Tiede as Sonoco’s Chief Executive Officer

Sonoco, one of the most sustainable diversified global packaging companies, announced its Board of Directors has unanimously elected R. Howard Coker, the Company’s current senior vice president of its Paper/Industrial Converted Products segment, as...

Maxcess and RotoMetrics Merge, Creating the Most Comprehensive End-To-End Global Web Handling Solutions Provider in the Industry

Two industry-leading companies will merge under the Maxcess name. Maxcess, the global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, has announced its intent to merge with RotoMetrics, the global leader in...

Graphic Packaging Intl. Buys Quad/Graphics Omaha (NE) Packaging Plant; Proceeds To Reduce Quad Debt

Quad/Graphics, Inc., has agreed to sell its Omaha (NE) packaging plant for $40 million to Graphic Packaging International, a leading provider of packaging solutions to food, beverage, foodservice, and other consumer products companies. The...

CTI Industries Announces Successful $2.5M Initial Closing of $5M Strategic Investment

CTI Industries Corporation, a leading manufacturer of custom film products, foil and latex novelty balloons, and flexible packaging products, announced the first closing of a previously announced stock purchase agreement on January 13, 2020,...

Cromwell Acquires Moorgreen Flexible Packaging

Moorgreen Flexible Packaging, based in Alfreton in Derbyshire, recycles and manufactures polythene, film, bags and sacks from recycled and prime virgin polythene. James Lee, managing director of Cromwell Polythene said the move represents an...

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