"Robust contingency plans" are in place at DS Smith

DS Smith agrees £5.8bn takeover by International Paper

The boards of London-headquartered packaging giant DS Smith and US company International Paper have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended all-share combination from International Paper that...

(L-R) Coveris' Christian Kolarik and Hadepol Flexo's Leszek Gumowski sign contract

Coveris to acquire Polish packaging specialist

Coveris has agreed to acquire a Polish manufacturer of high-quality flexible paper and films packaging.

The DSM-1000 is Duplo's first flatbed die cutter

Duplo launches first flatbed die-cutter

Duplo has launched into the digital packaging market with its first B2 die-cutter, the DSM-1000.

(L-R) Weedon managing director John Weedon, Zeus founder and owner Brian O’Sullivan and Weedon operations director Peter Weedon

Zeus Group acquires Weedon Group

Independently owned Irish packaging company Zeus Group has acquired independent integrated corrugated manufacturer Weedon Group.

Smurfit Kappa Group’s share price fell following the announcement

Smurfit Kappa and Westrock merger approved

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the merger between Irish business Smurfit Kappa Group and US company WestRock.

Bobst readies Drupa reveal

Bobst will take the wraps off a new all-in-one digital line for folding cartons at Drupa, where its exhibit will major on zero fault packaging production.

PepsiCo adopts more paper packaging

PepsiCo Europe has expanded its use of paper-based packaging on multipack products.

Hybrid readies new workflow and direct drive DFE for digital presses

Hybrid Software will showcase a new workflow system at Drupa that promises to "take away IT headaches” for end users.

De La Rue Authentication extends Microsoft deal

De La Rue has signed a further extension of its decades-long brand protection contract with Microsoft.

Metsä Board has decided not to proceed with the Kaskinen investment

Metsä Board changes Kaskinen plans; will invest in existing mills

Metsä Board has decided not to invest in a new folding boxboard mill in Kaskinen, Finland following the completion of a pre-engineering phase, and the business now plans to invest in its existing...