Why Sappi bought speciality paper business in Europe
19/12/2017 - 13:57
Sappi’s acquisition of a speciality paper business in Europe will help the company to reach its target of deriving a quarter of profits from speciality paper by 2020, says CEO Steve Binnie.
Bowcalf adds fizz to SoftBev decision
09/11/2017 - 13:56
Plastics packaging specialist Bowler Metcalf (Bowcalf) served up a dose of good news to shareholders on its investment in struggling soft-drink bottler SoftBev at its annual general meeting on Wednesday.
Evian aims to deflect water criticism by going carbon neutral
12/09/2017 - 15:17
Evian aims to become the first major spring water brand to go carbon neutral amid criticism that packaging water from the French Alps and transporting it around the world in plastic bottles causes unnecessary environmental damage.
Sappi shares wobble after quarterly earnings report
03/08/2017 - 13:45
Sappi shares wobbled in early trade on the JSE, losing 2%, after the paper and pulp producer forecast lower operating performance in its fourth quarter. It cited higher prices for raw materials and a stronger rand.
Marks & Spencer reduces snack food packaging
19/07/2017 - 10:59
UK retailer Marks & Spencer is cutting the amount of packaging used for its snack products such as crisps and popcorn by reducing the pocket of air at the top of the bag.
Mondi introduces packaging solution for watermelons
17/07/2017 - 15:14
Packaging and paper group Mondi has launched a new packaging solution for watermelon transportation and storage, which will enhance product appearance at the point of sale.
What is the investment case for Mondi and the resurgent Sappi?
26/05/2017 - 12:05
Mondi's market cap has grown fourfold since 2007, largely as a result of its focus on packaging, while Sappi's stock is at a record high.
Packaging group Mondi tackles food waste
11/05/2017 - 09:25
International packaging and paper group Mondi outlined its plans for development at the Interpak 2017 trade fair in Düsseldorf last week.
Tetra Pak launches new aseptic carton with bio-based plastic film and cap
09/12/2016 - 11:21
Tetra Pak has launched a new version of its Tetra Brik Aseptic 1000 Edge carton, this time incorporating a bio-based plastic film and cap, made from polymers derived from sugar cane.
Mondi showcases flexible on-the-go packaging
29/11/2016 - 15:32
International packaging and paper group Mondi is taking advantage of the growing snacks-on-the-go market, presenting new innovations in flexible packaging at the Packaging Innovations event in Amsterdam on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 November.