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.

PepsiCo adopts more paper packaging

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

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...

"Robust contingency plans" are in place at DS Smith

International Paper confirms proposal to acquire DS Smith

International Paper Company has confirmed that it is in discussions regarding a possible offer to acquire DS Smith, despite Mondi and DS Smith reaching an agreement in principle on the key financial...

The new facility is built on the mill’s existing estate

Romiley steps into print conversion with e-commerce win

Stockport recycled board manufacturer Romiley has nearly finished construction on a new 1,400sqm production facility to produce board envelopes for an e-commerce giant.

"Robust contingency plans" are in place at DS Smith

Mondi and DS Smith make agreement in principle on combination

The boards of Mondi and DS Smith have reached an agreement in principle on the key financial terms of a possible all share offer by Mondi for DS Smith, according to a statement published yesterday...

Allen: the new site gives Encore room for further expansion

Encore snaps up ex-Walkers distribution centre

Envelope and packaging manufacturer Encore has bought a 9,600sqm logistics site in Peterlee on the site of the former Walkers Crisps distribution centre.

The Easymatrix 106 CS will be installed next month

Thomson Print & Packaging invests in Easymatrix 106 CS

Thomson Print & Packaging is set to install a Heidelberg Easymatrix 106 CS to support its growth in bespoke printed folding cartons.

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

DS Smith hails resilient performance

DS Smith has reported a ‘continued resilient performance’ in a challenging environment, in a trading update for its Q3 period.

The site is set to close in August. Image: Google Maps

DS Smith to close Louth site

DS Smith is set to close its site in Louth, Lincolnshire, with 70 jobs understood to be affected.