Rigid Plastics

TricorBraun acquires Canada-based company Merlot Packaging

US-based primary packaging company TricorBraun has acquired Canada-based rigid packaging provider Merlot Packaging for an undisclosed sum. Based in Vancouver,…

Greif to acquire Lee Container for $300m

Industrial packaging products and services provider Greif has entered an agreement to acquire Lee Container for a purchase price of…

Amcor reports 9% rise in net sales for first quarter of FY23

Multinational packaging company Amcor has posted net sales of $3.71bn for the first quarter (Q1) of fiscal 2023 (FY23), up…

Silgan Holdings registers 19.3% increase in sales for Q3 2022

US-based rigid packaging company Silgan Holdings has reported net sales of $1.97bn for the third quarter (Q3) of fiscal 2022…

TricorBraun acquires Australian firm PB Packaging

US-based packaging company TricorBraun has completed its acquisition of Australian packaging provider PB Packaging. Established in 1990, PB Packaging supplies…

Precision Concepts acquires Miami-based PET container C&G Packaging

Rigid packaging solution provider Precision Concepts International has acquired Miami, Florida-based C&G Packaging (C&G). Founded in 2015, C&G is an…

Coral Products acquires thermoforming and container printing company Alma

UK-based plastic product designer and manufacturer Coral Products has acquired Alma Products, a company that specialises in extrusion, thermoforming and…

Will the UK Plastic packaging tax force businesses to act sustainably?

The UK Government introduced the plastic packaging tax on 1 April 2022, which is designed to give companies a financial…

Mold-Tek Packaging reports 31.85% revenue increase for FY22

Indian rigid plastic packaging manufacturer Mold-Tek Packaging has reported its total revenue for the fiscal year 2022 (FY22) grew by…

Could the Plastic Packaging Tax unwrap innovation? – comment

On 1 April, the UK Government announced a new levy on packaging that will affect businesses across the board. The…

TricorBraun to acquire rigid packaging supplier PB Packaging

US-based primary packaging supplier TricorBraun has agreed to acquire PB Packaging, an Australian company that provides plastic and glass packaging.…

P&G India achieves plastic waste-neutral status for 2021-22

The Indian branch of consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (P&G) has been certified as a ‘plastic waste-neutral’ company for…

Koa partners with Berry Global for recycled body care bottles

US-based packaging firm Berry Global has developed recycled plastic bottles for skincare brand Koa's Body Cleanser and Body Moisturizer products.…

Neste works to commercialise chemical plastic recycling in Finland

Finnish plastic and chemical company Neste is working to help commercialise the chemical recycling of plastic waste in Finland. The…

Greiner Packaging joins plastic recycling project circPLAST-mr

Multinational packaging company Greiner Packaging has joined circPLAST-mr, a research project focused on the mechanical recycling of plastics. The project…