Packaging

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.

(L-R) Harry and Steve Baker with the new pouch maker

BakPac installs second Galaxy Pouching Line

BakPac, the flexible packaging division of independent UK label printer Bakers, has taken delivery of a second Galaxy Packtech pouch maker to continue to expand and increase pouch conversion options...

Falconer's XL75-6+L will arrive in December 2024

Falconer targets growth with new B2 Heidelberg

Falconer Print & Packaging has set its sights on growth, having beefed up its capacity with a brand-new B2 Heidelberg press and near-new Heidelberg gluing line.

Sonoco to acquire Eviosys

Another packaging mega-merger is in the works, with Sonoco agreeing a $3.9bn (£3.1bn) deal to take over Eviosys.

CCS McLays now employs 140 staff in total

CCS McLays reveals TPSG Procurement acquisition

CCS McLays has gone public with details of its acquisition of TPSG Procurement.

Roberts: “We have started the financial year very strongly"

DS Smith profits drop; CEO insists sale is on track

DS Smith has reported a fall in both its revenue and pre-tax profit while group chief executive Miles Roberts has insisted the company’s sale to International Paper remains on track.

The press prints with 10 colours at up to 600m/min

Coveris in mega Comexi press spend

Sustainable packaging company Coveris has invested in a new Comexi flexo press as it takes a further step on its journey towards its ‘No Waste’ sustainable vision.

Wilkins Group was presented with a print of French painter Constant Troyon's 'Watering Cattle' at Drupa

Wilkins buys £2.7m Komori show-piece off stand

Nottingham packaging printer Wilkins Group has returned from Drupa with a brand new Komori press, after buying the GLX-740+CC Advance EX exhibited at the show.

Sainsbury's replaces plastic trays on more lines

Sainsbury’s has made a further move to reduce its use of plastic trays, switching to pulp-based alternatives on a range of fish products.