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The Carlyle Group Acquires Chesapeake

Bonnie Howard July 4, 2013 0

Global Alternative Asset Manager The Carlyle Group have announced the acquisition of Chesapeake, one of the largest global suppliers of value-added paper-based packaging products and services from Irving Place Capital and funds managed by

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It’s A Wrap! Three Men And A Little Lady Raise Over £2k For Charity

It’s A Wrap! Three Men And A Little Lady Raise Over £2k For Charity

Chantell Keston July 3, 2013 0

Three Men and a Little Lady from Atlas Packaging packaged up a dream team for a challenge that raised £2177 for the North Devon Hospice earlier this month.  The Team, named after the Hollywood

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ACE UK Welcomes New Targets In Dairy Roadmap Sustainability Report

ACE UK Welcomes New Targets In Dairy Roadmap Sustainability Report

Chantell Keston June 26, 2013 0

ACE UK, which represents Tetra Pak, Elopak, and SIG Combibloc, the leading manufacturers of paper-based beverage cartons for the UK market, has welcomed the new Dairy Roadmap Environmental Sustainability Report* – and the targets

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YPS Acquire Camline

YPS Acquire Camline

Chantell Keston June 19, 2013 0

Yorkshire Packaging Systems Ltd, the leading supplier of shrink wrapping systems who recently celebrated 35 years in business are proud to announce their recent acquisition of Camline Products and Services who are established experts

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PPMA Group Industry Awards – Results Announced

PPMA Group Industry Awards – Results Announced

Bonnie Howard June 11, 2013 0

 Industry leaders, press and government gathered at the National Motorcycle Museum on 4th June, the first night of the Total Processing and Packaging Show 2013, to see the industry’s pioneers honoured at a glittering

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Solution For The Future

Solution For The Future

Bonnie Howard June 6, 2013 0

IN MOST MARKETS TODAY, CHANGE IS THE ONLY CONSTANT by Richard Pulfrey, managing director, Storopack UK Ltd Everything as usual’ doesn’t work any more.This is the background to the further development of protective packaging.

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Grateful For Growth

Grateful For Growth

Bonnie Howard May 29, 2013 0

AS FINGER WENT TO KEYBOARD TO START THIS ARTICLE, I HEARD THAT UK PLC HAD MANAGED TO AVOID THE DREADED TRIPLE DIP by Bob Bolton, managing director, Barton Grange Even the treasury was somewhat

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Big Show Ahead

Big Show Ahead

Bonnie Howard May 23, 2013 0

THIS YEAR’S TOTAL PROCESSING & PACKAGING EXHIBITION TAKES PLACE AGAINST A TOUGH BACKDROP FOR THE INDUSTRY Manufacturing output fell by three per cent in the year to March 2013, according to the Office for National

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Turning Art Into Science

Turning Art Into Science

Bonnie Howard May 22, 2013 0

ONE OF THE MAJOR DRIVERS IN FLEXIBLE PACKAGING RECENTLY HAS BEEN TO BRING MEASURABLE CONSISTENCY TO THE PRINTED IMAGE by Paul Hesketh, print development manager, FFP This adds confidence to the print process, and

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Half of UK Local Authorities Now Offer Kerbside Recycling of Beverage Cartons

Half of UK Local Authorities Now Offer Kerbside Recycling of Beverage Cartons

Bonnie Howard May 14, 2013 0

Opportunities to recycle beverage cartons continue to increase, as the proportion of UK local authorities collecting them from the kerbside reaches 50% – reveal latest figures from the Alliance for Beverage Cartons & the

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