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FSC disassociates from Austrian timber group Schweighofer

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) has decided to cut its association with Austrian timber giant Holzindustrie Schweighofer (Schweighofer) due to the company’s constant and indiscriminate sourcing of illegal timber in Romania.

Aimplas develops new biopolymers to manufacture thermal-resistant biodegradable packaging

Spanish research institute Aimplas has developed new biopolymers for the manufacture of biodegradable packaging that is resistant to sterilisation and pasteurisation.

Greiner Packaging invests in production technologies to develop packaging foils at IPEC coextrusion facility

European packaging producer Greiner Packaging, in collaboration with the Austrian Institute for Polymer Extrusion and Compounding (IPEC), is working on realistic production technologies for the development of packaging foils with a new coextrusion facility.

Bialetti chooses Spreafico’s system for its soluble product packaging line

Italian company Bialetti has selected Spreafico to deliver a new machine for its soluble product packaging line.

Norske Skog receives funding from Innovation Norway for two new projects

Norwegian pulp and paper company Norske Skog has received NOK6.5m ($0.7m) grant from state-owned company Innovation Norway for two projects.

Packaging Corporation of America agrees to acquire TimBar for $386m

Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) has agreed to acquire all of the assets of independent corrugated products provider TimBar for $386m.

Orkla Foods selects RPC’s new pack for its Denja range

Branded consumer goods supplier Orkla Foods Norway has selected Danish plastic packaging company RPC’s new pack for its Denja range that comprises beans, chicken, shrimps and beetroot.

Burton’s Biscuits unveils new Snap & Go pack for Cadbury Chocolate Fingers range

UK-based biscuit manufacturer Burton’s Biscuits, in collaboration with packaging company Parkside, has launched a new Snap & Go pack for its Cadbury Chocolate Fingers range.

Sherpa Clinical Packaging moves to new GMP clinical packaging facility in San Diego

US-based Sherpa Clinical Packaging has completed its operational shift to a new GMP clinical packaging and distribution facility in San Diego, California.

Petainer partners with G3 Enterprises to expand footprint in US

Global PET and plastics packaging supplier Petainer have partnered with US-based G3 Enterprises, which will see the former expand its manufacturing and distribution operations in the US.