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One Equity Partners Closes Sale of Walki to Japan’s Oji Group

One Equity Partners announced that it has completed the sale of Walki Group Oy, a pan-European supplier of sustainable and high-performing packaging and engineered materials solutions, to Oji Holdings Corporation, a Japanese paper products technology...

Flint Group Leadership Change

Following the successful completion of Flint Group’s debt restructuring last September and the establishment of a new Board of Directors, Steve Dryden has informed the Board of his intention to leave Flint Group effective later...

Veritiv Acquires AmeriPac

Veritiv Corporation, a leading specialty distributor of value-added packaging, facility solutions and print products and solutions, announced today that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Ameripac, LLC, and Ameripac Pennsylvania, LLC, a leading...

Cadillac Products Packaging Company Achieves Dual Certifications for Georgia Facility

Cadillac Products Packaging Company, a manufacturer of Flexible Packaging films and laminations, is proud to announce that its Dallas, GA, facility has achieved certification for both FSSC 22000 and ISO 9001:2015 by its registrar, DQS....

Coveris to Acquire Polish Packaging Specialist

Coveris has agreed to acquire a Polish manufacturer of high-quality flexible paper and films packaging. Following its recent acquisitions of packaging sites in Hungary, Poland, and Czech Republic, Coveris’ acquisition of Hadepol Flexo will mark...

Change in Huhtamaki’s Global Executive Team

Marina Madanat, Executive Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, and a member of the Huhtamaki Global Executive Team, has decided to leave Huhtamaki to pursue other career opportunities. Marina will continue with Huhtamaki until October...

Label Traxx Acquired By Amtech

Amtech, LLC, an industrial software solutions provider to the packaging industry, has completed its acquisition of Label Traxx and its software suite for the label printing and flexible packaging segments. According to Amtech, the combination...

BOBST Application Management: A New Hands-on Consulting Service From Concept to Shelf

A brand owner at a medium sized snack company sits in her office and signs off on a new brand of peanuts. A year later, a man walks into a shop, browses the shelves...

George Berg to Lead Barry-Wehmiller Enterprise Supply Chain

Barry-Wehmiller is pleased to announce the appointment of George Berg as the Vice President of Global Supply Chain. In this critical new role, Berg will lead and develop a team to serve as the...

UFlex Expands Production with Polyester Chip Plant and CPP Film Line

India-based flexible packaging solutions provider UFlex has achieved a significant milestone in its global expansion and innovation strategy. The company announced the commencement of commercial production of polycondensed polyester chips at its Panipat, India facility,...

Fortis Solutions Group Acquires the Print Division of MASA Corporation

Fortis Solutions Group LLC, a leading provider of high impact printed packaging solutions and a portfolio company of funds managed by Harvest Partners, LP, today announced the acquisition of the Print Division of MASA Corporation...

Actega Expands Its UV-curing Coatings Production Capacity in India

Actega announces a contract manufacturing arrangement with Elantas Beck India Limited (Ebil). Actega is producing its UV-curing coatings at this local site. It is to further strengthen its capabilities to meet the needs of the...

Ontario Welcomes Over $32 Million Manufacturing Investment in Orillia

The Ontario government is welcoming an investment of over $32 million by EcoPoly Properties Inc., a producer and supplier of plastic products, including films and bags for flexible packaging. Their investment will enhance the company’s...

Resource Label Group Increases Commitment to Sustainability with Addition of Labelcraft

Resource Label Group, LLC, a leading full-service provider of label and packaging solutions including pressure sensitive labels, shrink sleeves, flexible packaging, folding cartons, durable labels, and RFID/NFC technology, recently announced it has acquired Labelcraft, which...

Brian Anderson Joins Davis-Standard as Chief Procurement Officer (CPO)

Davis-Standard, LLC, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of extrusion and converting technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Anderson as Chief Procurement Officer. In his new role, Brian will assume...

FPA Announces the 2024 Flexible Packaging Achievement Award Winners

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce the winners of its 68th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The winning entries...

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe Announces Further Thermal Paper Price Rise

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper will increase the price of its Thermoscript thermal papers by 6% from 1 April 2024. The Bielefeld, Germany-based specialty paper manufacturer is making the adjustment in response to increased costs of raw...

Emerald Packaging Announces Retirement of Key Executive

Union City, Calif.-based Emerald Packaging says James "Jim" M. Kelly, executive vice president, is retiring after 41 years with the company. Kelly remains an owner of the company, according to a news release. He began...

Creation Moves to New HQ with Room to Grow

Creation Reprographics has completed a move into a new state-of-the-art facility along with a local packaging firm. Previously based at a small site in Daventry, the 16-staff business has moved 30 minutes away to Northampton,...

Amcor Announces CEO Transition and Reaffirms Fiscal 2024 Outlook

Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, announced that after nine years as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Ron Delia has informed the Board of Directors of his decision to retire from...

ProAmpac Acquires UP Paper

ProAmpac, a global leader in flexible packaging and material science, announced the acquisition of UP Paper, a leading producer of recycled kraft paper. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “The UP Paper team has...

TIPA Compostable Packaging Appoints Rodrigo Castaneda as Vice President & GM to Lead Growth in North America

TIPA, a global leader in compostable flexible packaging solutions, announced that Rodrigo Castaneda has joined the company as VP and General Manager North America to further drive the company's expanding regional presence. Castaneda will lead...

SLP Expanding Production Capacity to Meet Rising Demand

SLP Resources Bhd will spend RM20mil to upgrade and expand its production capacity in 2024 to meet rising domestic demand for its flexible plastic packaging products. Group managing director Kelvin Khaw told StarBiz that in...

Tredegar Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results

Tredegar Corporation reported fourth quarter and full year financial results for the period ended December 31, 2023. Fourth quarter 2023 net income (loss) was $(35.6) million ($(1.04) per diluted share) compared to $(3.9) million ($(0.11)...

LEIPA Closes Paper Machine at Schwedt Paper Mill in Germany

LEIPA plans to concentrate the production of graphic papers on the technologically more advanced PM4 paper machine and discontinue operation of the older PM1. In view of the challenges facing the paper industry due to...

Esko Strengthens Senior Leadership Team with Appointment of Joël Depernet as New President

Joël Depernet has been appointed President of Esko, the global developer of integrated software and hardware solutions that digitize, automate and accelerate the go-to-market process of packaged goods. Joël is taking the helm after more...

NOVA Chemicals Launches Canadian Centre of Excellence for Plastics Circularity

NOVA Chemicals Corporation announces the launch of its Centre of Excellence for Plastics Circularity (“Centre of Excellence”), a hub for knowledge exchange and technology development for the circular economy of plastics. The Centre of Excellence...

ProAmpac to Acquire Gelpac From an Investor Group Led by Namakor, and Supported by W Investments

ProAmpac, a global leader in flexible packaging and material science, and Gelpac, a premier producer of multiwall paper and poly-woven packaging products, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which ProAmpac will acquire...

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