Pictured, left to right: Fero head of operations Matt Foney, Garry Woods and Neil Thayer

Fero in world first with new Lamina Packline SA

Fero Retail Marketing has become the world’s first installation of a clever new semi-automatic packing line from Lamina System, which the point-of-sale specialist helped to develop.

Nelson: Aim is to preserve the business and employees' jobs, while maximising creditors' returns

Surepak enters administration; looks for buyers

Nottinghamshire packaging firm Surepak has entered administration after growing overheads – including a 425% hike in its electricity bill – cut into its cashflow.

Greenshires Group files NOI

The future for Greenshires Group is unclear after the business filed a Notice of Intention to Appoint Administrators.

Whitakers is testing the new paper packets with its customer base

Mercian Labels to show flexible packaging paper in Birmingham

Mercian Labels has debuted a single-layer recyclable paper packaging sachet for luxury retail and wholesale chocolate firm Whitakers, which it will show off at Packaging Innovations.

Springboard is based in the St. John's Innovation Centre in Cambridge. Image: Google Maps

Sanner Group acquires Springboard

Global healthcare packaging manufacturer Sanner Group has acquired Cambridge-based Springboard, which specialises in the design and development of medical devices for regulated markets.

"Robust contingency plans" are in place at DS Smith

DS Smith receives Mondi approach

DS Smith has confirmed that it has received a “highly preliminary expression of interest” from Mondi regarding a “combination”.

Baker: Indigo 200K will help the business grow at a faster rate

BakPac supports growth with HP Indigo 200K install

BakPac, the flexible packaging division of independent UK label printer Bakers, has invested in an HP Indigo 200K digital press as part of a broader £3m expansion strategy.

Challenge Packaging is based near Hailsham in East Sussex. Image: Google Maps

Logson Group acquires Challenge Packaging

Independent corrugated packaging supplier The Logson Group has acquired Sussex-based corrugated cardboard packaging manufacturer Challenge Packaging.

UPM reports on 2023

UPM has reported on a “very challenging” 2023 that saw its sales fall and operating profits more than halved.

Stora Enso: logistical challenges in Q2

Stora Enso profit improvement drive could see 1,000 job losses

Stora Enso has initiated a new profit improvement programme targeting annualised €80m (£68.2m) improvement of its operational EBIT that it said could lead to a potential reduction of approximately...