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RPC deal “by no means a given”, says finance firm

A day after news emerged that RPC is in preliminary talks with two major private equity firms over the possible sale of the plastics...

StarLite extension claims to be ace of base

A carbonated soft drinks (CSD) version of the Sidel StarLite family of bottle base solutions has been launched, which is said to produce a...

Robinson reports positive financials

UK-based packaging converter Robinson Packaging has continued to report solid financial results despite the backlash against so-called ‘single-use’ plastics packaging. The company, which supplies brands...

Plastics the bright spot in Silgan’s second quarter results

A record second quarter net income of $55.3 million has been reported by Silgan Holdings as its plastics containers and closures business units continue...

CCC expands Canadian offering

Rigid plastics packaging converter Consolidated Container Company (CCC) has, through its Canadian subsidiary Reid Canada, acquired Canada’s Deltapac Packaging in a bid to boost its...

Alpla building Ohio plant by early 2019

Rigid plastics packaging converter Alpla is to build a plant in Dayton, Ohio (USA) and create at least 50 jobs by the time it...

Rigids on the rise, claims study

Demand for rigid plastics food containers is set to increase by 4.2 per cent per year through 2022 to $7.7 billion, claims a study by...

Berry chief executive champions the plastics cause

The chief executive of flexible and rigid packaging producer Berry Plastics has called on the industry to speak with a strong and unified voice...

Coveris’ Americas business sold to TC Transcontinental for $1.32bn

Coveris is to sell its Americas packaging business to TC Transcontinental for $1.32 billion as part of a previously announced plan to focus on...

Fresh business on the horizon as Sonoco buys Highland Packaging

Packaging converter Sonoco is to acquire Highland Packaging Solutions in Plant City, Florida (USA), for approximately $150 million in cash. Highland is a privately...