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Polystar Plastics appoints Mike Lloyd as technical director

Polystar Plastics appoints Mike Lloyd as technical director

Southampton based polyethene manufacturer Polystar Plastics has appointed Mike Lloyd as technical director. Lloyd will work closely with the management team helping support the development of existing and new products. Polystar said his vast manufacturing experiences and his knowledge working with polymers and especially technical blends will be an extremely positive benefit to the business.Read More

Packaging Innovations London 2017 | Royston Labels launches new website

Royston Labels has launched a brand-new website, giving visitors the chance to get a closer look at the company’s work. Royston is a self-adhesive label manufacturer with over 30 years’ experience in the industry and a tight-knit team of dedicated creative and technicians. The interactive new website boasts a slick, easy-to-navigate design with high-quality images. Visitors toRead More

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (KS) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Analysts

Shares of KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation (NYSE:KS) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the fifteen brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1 year price target among analystsRead More

Amcor Explores Takeover of Packaging Maker Bemis

Packaging company Amcor Ltd. is considering a takeover of rival Bemis Co., according to people familiar with the matter. Amcor is working with advisers to explore a bid for Bemis, which has a market value of about $4.3 billion, said the people, who asked not to be identified as the details aren’t public. Considerations are at an earlyRead More

The Packaging Company™ Named Finalist in Most Disruptive Start-up Category for Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards

The Packaging Company, a disruptive Canadian-based online retailer that launched in 2016, has been named a finalist in the newly created Most Disruptive Start-up category for the prestigious Canada Post E-commerce Innovation Awards, a program that recognizes innovation in online e-commerce offerings. Recognized for standing out among its peers, The Packaging Company has set out to be theRead More

Coca-Cola European Partners marks fifth year of Plastipak partnership

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) has marked five years since investing in a pioneering initiative to transform plastics recycling in the UK. The anniversary comes as CCEP passed the milestone of sourcing 50,000 tonnes of food-grade recycled plastic (rPET) for its portfolio of products sold in Britain. The original joint venture in 2012 marked a stepRead More

Recycling for plastic packaging arrives

All those plastic bags floating around after shopping expeditions can now be recycled under a joint initiative between the retail sector, the packaging industry and the Government. The Love New Zealand Soft Plastics Recycling programme was launched in Dunedin yesterday, and will enable soft plastics and soft packaging such as shopping bags, bread bags, frozenRead More

Singapore unveils new rules to curb packaging waste

Companies in Singapore will have to report their packaging data and submit packaging reduction plans by 2021. The new rules are part of a plan to extend the lifespan of the island nation’s only landfill site. To curb the generation of packaging waste, Singapore will make it mandatory for firms to report packaging data and packagingRead More