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Secos to relocate plastics film production to Malaysia

A week after it said it was reviewing its Stellar Films Australia subsidiary, bioplastics manufacturer Secos Group has confirmed that it plans to relocate...

Alpla grounds waste with compostable coffee capsule

A biodegradable coffee capsule that consumers can dispose of in their home compost has been developed by Austrian converter Alpla in cooperation with materials...

Domestic olefins boost for Turkmenistan

A $3.4 billion plant for the production of polyethylene and polypropylene has been opened in Turkmenistan, which significantly increases the country’s domestic olefins production...

Sidel completes creative deal for PET Engineering

Sidel has acquired Italian PET design house and converter PET Engineering to expand its portfolio of packaging solutions. Founded in 1999 and based in San...

Austrian converter targets mass market with AR technology

Flexible packaging converter Constantia Flexibles has signed a strategic partnership with Wikitude to develop Augmented Reality (AR) technology for consumer packaging. The Austrian company is...

Filling News

Constellation Brands names future chief

Bill Newlands will be appointed president and chief executive of alcohol producer Constellation Brands when Rob Sands leaves the role and assumes the position...

Smith named Coca-Cola operating chief

Brian Smith has been named chief operating officer of The Coca-Cola Company, to replace James Quincey, who left the role to become chief executive...

Nestlé reshuffles management

Chris Johnson has been appointed chief executive of Nestlé's Asia, Oceania and Sub-Saharan Africa division from the start of next year. Johnson has spent 35...

Cott acquires bottled water brand

Cott Corporation subsidiary DS Services has acquired The Mountain Valley Spring Company for $78.5 million in order to expand its reach in the US bottled...

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