• First global platform for China’s aluminium industry

    First global platform for China’s aluminium industry

    The Aluminium China 2018 exhibition and conference in Shanghai from July 11th to 13th, will provide China’s aluminium industry with its first global platform since the announcement to expand business into other world markets.

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  • Increased output forecast in French packaging sector

    Increased output forecast in French packaging sector

    AN increase in output by volume is forecast by 63% of buyers and 62% of suppliers within the packaging sector in France, stimulating investment perspectives, according to the latest ALL4PACK Observatory findings.

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  • FMCG manufacturers and packers hit by CO2 crisis

    FMCG manufacturers and packers hit by CO2 crisis

    AN ongoing shortage of CO2, believed to be caused by a longer-than-usual break in ammonia production in Europe, is threatening to have a drastic impact on the FMCG industry and its packaging suppliers during the current hot climate, with food, carbonated drinks and medical suppliers all affected by the shortage.

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  • Packaging events forge partnership with aerosol/dispensing show

    Packaging events forge partnership with aerosol/dispensing show

    Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, which return to London Olympia on September 12th and 13th, have unveiled a new partnership for 2018 with ADF, the world’s premier event for aerosol and dispensing.

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  • Horst sees cartonboard as the packaging leader

    Horst sees cartonboard as the packaging leader

    Pro Carton, the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers, has announced Horst Bittermann, Head of Marketing at Mayr-Melnhof Karton (MM Karton), as its new president, taking over from WEIG-Karton’s Roland Rex.
    The announcement was made at Pro Carton’s recent quarterly AGM, where Rex formally stood down, having held the position for the past eight years.

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  • Fachpack packs a dozen for first time ever

    Fachpack packs a dozen for first time ever

    FachPack, the European trade fair for packaging, processing and technology, will occupy twelve halls at its exhibition venue in Nuremberg for the first time since it began in 1979. Back then it attracted 2,000 visitors. This year more than 40,000 trade visitors are expected.

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  • Recycling toolkit for local authorities launched

    Recycling toolkit for local authorities launched

    Recycle Now, a campaign run by WRAP which helps people in the UK recycle, has launched a new communications toolkit for local authorities and partners, introducing a social norming messaging style designed to motivate citizen behaviour change to improve recycling.

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  • WPO encourages global action with position paper

    WPO encourages global action with position paper

    The World Packaging Organisation is pushing for world change with its new Position Paper about Packaging in Circular Economy, which it hopes will provide more detail and advice for members of the packaging industry globally, on the actions they can take and impact on.

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  • Good practice recycling report

    Good practice recycling report

    APEAL, the Association of European Producers of Steel for Packaging, has announced the launch of a new report: Good Practices on Separate collection, Sorting and Recycling of Steel for Packaging.

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