Sirane is headquartered in Telford. Image: Google Maps

Administrators appointed at Sirane as 172 jobs lost

Packaging converter Sirane has appointed administrators, with 172 staff made redundant.

The TF300 friction feeder feeds from the bottom, allowing staff to keep it stocked easily

Bristol Bespoke Boxes adds feeder to ramp up production

Custom packaging start-up Bristol Bespoke Boxes has ramped up its production speeds after installing a Kolbus Autobox TF3000 friction feeder for its AB300 boxmaker.

Sirane is headquartered in Telford. Image: Google Maps

Sirane looks to appoint administrators

Packaging converter Sirane has filed a notice of intention to appoint an administrator.

Packaging supplier's site vandalised by activists

The Kent site of a specialist packaging supplier has been damaged by activists who believe the business is a supplier to arms manufacturer Elbit.  

Asda scraps in-store refill trials; outlines packaging sustainability progress

Asda has shared its recent packaging achievements in its latest Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report, which also reveals the grocery retailer has scrapped its in-store refill trials.

Macfarlane has made a solid start to 2022

Macfarlane Group acquires Polyformes

Macfarlane Group has acquired protective packaging manufacturer Polyformes for up to a maximum cash consideration of £11.5m, including an earn-out of up to £4.8m over two years.

Six product ranges from myCordenons have been added to Premier's portfolio

Premier secures myCordenons UK distribution deal

Premier has secured a merchanting deal for myCordenons products from Italian specialty paper manufacturer Fedrigoni.

Lock takes up new Fujifilm role

Tony Lock has joined Fujifilm’s expanding “dream team” as the new head of its packaging business for the UK and Ireland.

Smurfit Kappa Group’s share price fell following the announcement

Smurfit Kappa merger with WestRock secures clearances

Smurfit Kappa has revealed that all outstanding regulatory clearances which were a condition to closing the previously announced “combination” with WestRock have now been obtained, with the deal...

The new equipment will lower Kemsley mill’s freshwater use significantly

International Paper spurns Suzano; DS Smith shares jump

Brazilian pulpmaker Suzano has terminated talks to buy American pulp and paper firm International Paper after failing to offer a high enough purchase price.