Packaging Gateway-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Packaging Gateway-Updates Södra to develop biodegradable packaging for Sweden’s Svensk Butikskött products Swedish forestry cooperative Södra has entered a cooperation agreement to develop fully biodegradable, fibre-based packaging for meat products manufacturer Svensk Butikskött. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT OPC survey finds 52% of packaged foods in Australia unhealthy for children A new research conducted by an Australian organisation Obesity Policy Coalition (OPC) has found that more than half of supermarket products marketed for children are unhealthy. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Carbios and TechnipFMC partner to advance PET enzymatic biorecycling process French green chemistry company Carbios has signed a contract with TechnipFMC to advance its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) enzymatic recycling process. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Herti Begins Operations at New Warehouse in Bulgaria Herti started to operate a new warehouse at its production site in Bulgaria. Wed, 28 Jun 2017 09:02:00 GMT DS Smith introduces packaging solutions to tackle supply chain challenges British packaging business DS Smith has unveiled two major technological developments at the #Deliver2 e-commerce event in Berlin, Germany. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT ALPLA agrees to acquire Italian company Propack Plastic packaging producer ALPLA has signed a deal to acquire Italian company, Propack, which will represent its eighth acquisition in the country. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT TricorBraun signs deal to acquire Canadian packaging company Salbro Bottle TricorBraun has signed a definitive agreement to acquire a Canadian firm Salbro Bottle, as part of its efforts to strengthen its presence in the country. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Parkside Flexibles Europe Limited-Printed Plastic and Paper Reels, Pouches, Bags and Shrink Sleeves Parkside is an innovative packaging manufacturer specialising in flexographic printing, lamination, laser and sustainable packaging solutions for a wide range of industries. Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:24:00 GMT API introduces custom holography service Holonique Boutique API has launched a custom decorative holography service, Holonique Boutique, to enhance packaging for its customers. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Mimaki to introduce multiple digital print-and-cut solutions at Labelexpo Europe 2017 Mimaki is set to launch multiple innovative digital print-and-cut solutions for short-run and customised labels and packaging. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Sonoco signs deal to acquire Clear Lam Packaging for $170m US-based diversified global packaging company Sonoco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Clear Lam Packaging, a family-held business that develops flexible and forming plastic packaging films, for nearly $170m in cash. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Herti-Aluminium and Plastic Closures and Caps for Bottles Herti is a leading European manufacturer of aluminium screw caps, plastic and composite closures for a diverse range of bottles used throughout the food-processing industry. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 12:01:00 GMT Arjo Solutions Partnership with EPSON Launches First Documents Security Solution that Uses Matter Biometrics Arjo Solutions has launched DOCS (DOcument Certification by Signoptic®), an innovative documents security solution based on the intrinsic matter of the document, as a digital fingerprint for human being. Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:40:00 GMT WestRock to acquire assets from two corrugated box producers US packaging manufacturer WestRock Company has entered into agreements to acquire nearly all the assets of corrugated solution manufacturers Island Container and Combined Container Industries. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT TÜV SÜD receives NABCB accreditation to certify packaging materials for medicinal products Safety and quality expert TÜV SÜD South Asia has received accreditation from National Accreditation Board for Certifying Bodies (NABCB) to grant ISO 15378:2011 certification to pharmaceutical packaging manufacturers in India. Sun, 25 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT M&As this week: Golden West Packaging Group, Tata Capital Markets Golden West Packaging Group (GWP) has completed the acquisition of custom packaging company PackageOne. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Parkside to introduce reclosable lidding films for new snack pots in US Speciality packaging solutions provider Parkside is set to launch a re-close lidding film for a snack fruit pack in the US. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Kite Packaging introduces new ‘Do Not Stack’ cones for product safety UK-based company Kite Packaging has launched new ‘Do Not Stack’ cones that can be used in warehouse, distribution and dispatch environments to provide an instantly recognisable way of identifying where products cannot be stacked. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Board24 to expand sheet feeder operations in Preston, UK Corrugated sheet board supplier Board24 is to invest additional £5m at its sheet feeder operation facility in Preston, Lancashire, UK. Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT Atlantic Packaging and Canada Fibers broaden strategic alliance Atlantic Packaging Products and Canada Fibers have broadened their strategic alliance to facilitate the recovery of used materials for the former’s corrugated paper mills.  Wed, 21 Jun 2017 23:00:00 GMT