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VantagePoint enters folding carton market with strategic acquisition

VantagePoint Systems, a Canadian-based developer of business management software for the corrugated packaging industry, has entered into an agreement to acquire Avalon Printing Software of...

Group acquires US and Australian meat processors

Hicks, Muse, Tate & Furst and Booth Creek Management of the US plan to acquire ConAgra Meats in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion...

Sweetheart Cup and EarthShell sign agreement

Single-use food service disposables manufacturer Sweetheart Cup and EarthShell have signed a letter of intent naming Sweetheart the primary North American supplier of EarthShell Packaging....

Two new wineries to open in Argentina

In Argentina Roberto Luka and Manuel Gallardo, former General Mangers of the wineries Finca Flichman and Seagram have decided to open their own respective wineries...

Strong outlook for Rexam

Rexam, the global food and beverage packaging manufacturer, has boosted longer-term confidence within its sector after chairman, Jeremy Lancaster, made positive comments about its outlook...

New technology for PET

Graham Packaging Company, a global designer and manufacturer of customised blow-moulded plastic containers, is using its newly developed proprietary Active Cage technology to produce two...

Advanced Technology launches Reseal operation

Advanced Technology Industries has announced the launch of its Reseal operation, which will produce resealable beverage cans at a newly built plant in Munich. New...

Coke planning milk drink rollout

Coca-Cola, the world's largest soft drinks company, is set to unveil the latest addition to its portfolio - a milk-based drink called Choglit. According to...

Strong 1Q for Krones, but future growth expected to slow

Krones, the German-based manufacturer of bottling plant equipment, this year reported first-quarterly turnover up by 16.6 per cent to €344.8 million and incoming orders up...

Pepsi buys Mexican bottler

Pepsi Bottling Group has announced a non-binding agreement that could allow it to buy Mexican Pepsi-Cola bottler Pepsi-Gemex. Pepsi-Gemex, the second largest bottler of Pepsi-Cola...

Ardagh may open different business

Ardagh will consider locating a different business in the glass bottle plant it is closing in Ringsend, Dublin, its chief executive said. At present, Ardagh...

Pre-tax profits at Ardagh see sharp drop to €2.4m in 2001

Ardagh, the Irish glass packaging group which is closing its Ringsend plant, saw pre-tax profits plummet to €2.4 million last year compared with €8.9 million...

Gatorade changes sponsorship deal

Gatorade, the sports drink brand owned by PepsiCo, has confirmed that it will not renew its sponsorship of the US-based NASCAR car racing event, and...

CUB buys majority stake in BCB Beverages

Foster's Group, the Australian beer, wine and leisure company, has said that its Carlton & United Breweries subsidiary has purchased a 65 per cent stake...

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