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Ball records strong first-quarter results
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US-based packaging firm Ball has reported net earnings of $200m for the first quarter of the year.


Features

UK Deposit Return Scheme: more harm than good?
Jessie Paige looks into the details of the UK DRS scheme and talks to Alupro’s Rick Hindley to find out more about what issues the UK DRS scheme may present and how it could be improved

The sustainable cup: new issue of Inside Packaging out now!
In this issue, we look at the sustainability credentials of aluminium cups, lockdown's impact on takeaway packaging, the potential problems caused by the new UK DRS, and much more

Is there potential in hemp for bioplastics?
As more companies move towards biopolymers as an alternative to fossil-fuel-based plastic, some are considering hemp as a potential biomass source, but can this ‘wonder crop’ make an impact in the world of bioplastic? Heidi Vella investigates.


Projects

DS Smith’s Arnstadt Facility Expansion, Thuringia, Germany
DS Smith, a packaging solutions provider based in the UK, is upgrading and expanding its Arnstadt facility in Thuringia, Germany.

Smurfit Kappa’s Packaging Facility Expansion, Pruszkow, Poland
Smurfit Kappa, one of the leading corrugated packaging manufacturers in the world, is expanding its Pruszkow packaging manufacturing facility in central Poland to double its production capacity.

Verallia’s Jacutinga Glass Packaging Plant Expansion, Minas Gerais, Brazil
Verallia, the world's third biggest producer of glass packaging for food and beverages, is expanding its glass bottle manufacturing plant in Jacutinga, Minas Gerais, Brazil to double its production capacity.


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Press Releases

The Role of Carbon Dioxide in Modified Atmosphere
We talk a lot about replacing gases, flushing them out, keeping them low and keeping them out.

Modified Atmosphere Packaging for Organic Products
The year 2020 was an eye-opener in many ways and one of the aspects the pandemic is shining a light on is the importance of living healthy all year round.

On the Path to 100% Recyclable Packaging: Südzucker Puts Faith in Koehler’s Barrier Paper for their Sugar Sticks
With Koehler NexPlus®, the Koehler Group is meeting the rapidly growing demand for sustainable packaging solutions and this extends beyond just the food industry.


Whitepapers

How Pivot Point Revolutionised Their Creative Process with the MediaBeacon Adobe Connector
When the new Adobe Connector became available as part of MediaBeacon DAM, the folks at Pivot Point saw an opportunity to improve their creative process while helping MediaBeacon further the development of the connector.

Customised Glass Bottle
A leading provider of glass packaging solutions, Systempack Manufaktur supplies the global beverage industry with customised solutions for bottling requirements.

Artwork Management Technology: Seven Opportunities for Savings
While making your entire marketing supply chain more efficient, there’s nothing more helpful than packaging and artwork management software.

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