Xiamen Yinlu Tongmou, one of the biggest food and beverage groups
on the Chinese market, recently contracted Italian company Procomac
to fit a complete PET aseptic filling line for its latest
Associated British Foods, the UK-based international food,
ingredients and retail group, has announced that it has sold its
glass packaging business, Allied Glass Containers, to its
management who are supported by Close Brothers Private...
Ball Corporation, the US packaging group has said that it will ask
for consentfrom its senior note holders to launch a $200 million
(€201.5m) offering of senior notes with a maturity of 10 years, in
connection with its proposed acquisition...
Although the future of the EC Merger Regulations Committee might
have been thrown into doubt, the recent overruling that allows
Tetra Laval to go ahead with its plans to acquire Sidel paves the
way for an increased presence in the...
Ball, the US-based global food packaging provider, has reported
third quarter earnings of $50 million (€51.2m) on sales of $1.039
billion, compared to $35.7 million on sales of $1 billion in the
same period a year ago.
An investment approaching €1.6 million has just been completed at
Berryman's glass treatment plant in West Yorkshire, UK, which the
company claims has created the largest colour enhancement facility
in the country.
Pepsi-Cola North America (PCNA) and Marion Pepsi-Cola Bottling said
on Thursday that they have reached an agreement to settle legal
action, pending since June 1999, involving the two long-time
Ball Corporation will release its third quarter 2002 earnings on
Thursday 24 October before trading begins on the New York Stock
Exchange. At 9am US Mountain Time, Ball will hold its regular
quarterly conference call on the company's...
The board of the National Stock Exchange of Lithuania (NSEL) has
decided to remove shares in Grafobal Vilnius, the paper and
paperboard packaging manufacturer, from the bourse's Current List
of Trading with effect from 1November,...
United Glass has officially opened its glass recycling centre in
Alloa, Scotland. The £1.3 million (€2m) project was funded by an
investment of Packaging Recovery Note money to construct the
processing plant and a new visitor centre.
VantagePoint Systems, a Canada-based developer of business
management software for the corrugated packaging industry, has
entered into an agreement to acquire Avalon Printing Software of
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 new PET
plastic (polyethylene terephthalate)...
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 for
future trading during the annual general...
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 by 2.7 per cent to €346.5
million. Profits in the year's...
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 in BCB Beverages Australia for A$7.2
million (€4.3m), including debt.
The US-based Ball Corporation has reported that its first quarter
profits for the group's packaging segment are up nearly $4 million
(€4.4 million), while sales had only risen marginally.Earnings in
the segment were $55.8 million...
Mitsubishi Polyester Film (Americas) has announced plans for a
capital investment that will convert one of the existing PET film
lines into the production of PET shrink films, widely used in the
food packaging industry.