Processing & Packaging

PET plans for Oxo

PET plans for Oxo

RPC Containers Blackburn, a branch of the RPC Group, has produced a
new PET jar for the relaunched range of Oxo instant gravy granules.
The manufacturer Campbells says that it has redeveloped its range
of gravies to meet contemporary...

Baltic cheese plant expands

Baltic cheese plant expands

Lithuanian cheese manufacturer Rokiskio suris recently signed a
contract worth €3 million with processing equipment provider APV to
provide anautomated production facility at the company's Rokiskio
plant in Lithuania.

Campina's new strategy

Campina's new strategy

Campina Germany is looking to put a disappointing year behind it by
concentrating on its Landliebe brand in 2004. A decline in group
turnover in 2002 was blamed on lower prices and a focus on quality
improvement instead of turnover...

Amcor's PET project

Amcor's PET project

Amcor PET Packaging has launched the Rebound line, which the
company claims sets a new standard for hot-fill polyethylene
terephthalate (PET) bottles. The new line has been developed to
offer improvements to aesthetic and functional...

Glass firm restructures

Glass firm restructures

Rexam, the global consumer packaging company, has announced the
start of negotiations with local union representatives regarding
the restructuring of its German glass operation. This move follows
the acquisitions of Nienburger Glass...

Sheer glass

Sheer glass

Allied Glass Containers has recently supplied UK-based beverage
manufacturer G & J Greenall with new 1-litre and 700ml ultra
lightweight spirit bottles. The new packaging will be used for the
firm's Selekt and Moskova ranges...

Ball to close can plant

Ball to close can plant

A decline in demand for three-piece metal welded food cans has
forced US-based packaging group Ball to close one of its production
facilities in Arkansas and transfer production to another nearby
site.

Ardagh redefines itself

Ardagh redefines itself

Ireland-based Ardagh has said that it intends to demerge its Glass
Container Businesses into a new entity - Ardagh Glass Limited - a
move aimed at providing greater opportunities for future
acquisitions.

Astrapak profits soar

Astrapak profits soar

Significant investment by South African packaging group Astrapak
has helped the company's revenue climb a staggering 65 per cent in
the six months to August, CE Ray Crewe-Brown announced yesterday.

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