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80 per cent of UK companies expecting turnover to increase

The British Plastics Federation’s (BPF) latest Business Conditions Survey, which was conducted in June and July 2017 by 106 companies, indicates increased optimism within...

Blue Sky thinking from Jabil in Spain

Jabil has opened a Blue Sky Innovation Center in Tortosa, Spain, which is co-located with its manufacturing facility and provides pan-European support for advanced...

Project seeks to increase bio-based plastics use in food packaging

A research project at the University of Wageningen in The Netherlands aims to increase the use of bio-based plastics in injection moulded food packaging. The...

Nestlé exploring options for confectionery business

Nestlé is to explore strategic options for its US confectionery business, including a potential sale. The Swiss food and drink company’s review will cover the...

DS Smith opens PackRight Centre near Düsseldorf

DS Smith has opened its fifth PackRight Centre in the Germany & Switzerland region in Kaarst, close to the Düsseldorf metropolitan area. Customers will...

Digital print packaging market to be worth $23bn in five years

Digital print technology is opening new market opportunities for packaging converters and their brand customers, claims research firm Smithers Pira, which reports that the $13.2...

Muted growth for Italian machinery

Packaging machinery manufacturers in Italy have reported growth in 2016 but at a slightly lower rate compared to previous years, with a growing number...

Medical devices packaging market to reach $26.5bn

The global medical devices packaging market is projected to grow from $19.3 billion in 2015 to $26.5bn by 2021, at an annual growth rate...

Energy drinks market reaches $25bn milestone

The US energy drinks market secured sales of $25 billion in 2016, representing an annual increase of seven percent over the last five years,...

End of economic sanctions to drive Iran’s plastics industry

The lifting of trade sanctions in Iran could drive growth in the country's plastics industry, claims research firm Applied Market Information. Certain economic sanctions imposed on...