SAO PAULO , (PPI Latin America) -
Brazilian Packaging Association (ABRE) has released its first half 2015 report showing that the country's packaging production declined 2.6% compared to January-June 2014. The performance in the second quarter was also 2.8% lower compared to April-June 2014, according to ABRE.Read more
COLOGNE, Germany , (PPI Asia) -
Australasian packager Orora has purchased a Canadian firm, Jakait.
The Ontario-based firm, which sells corrugated packaging products and labels to the greenhouse produce sector, was purchased for a total consideration of C$22 million ($17 million).
KENNESAW, GA, Sept. 2, 2015 (Press Release) -
Heidelberg's Diana Smart series of professional folding carton gluing machines features attractive new options, as well as a new model in a 45-inch format size.Read more
HELSINKI,(Globe Newswire) - Stora Enso has signed an agreement to divest its offset printed micro-flute packaging plant in Komárom, Hungary to Van Genechten Packaging International S.A., a leading Belgian packaging company.
The initial cash consideration for the divestment of the shares is approximately EUR 12 million, subject to customary closing day adjustments. The transaction has no material income statement impact and is expected to be completed within one month.Read more
FULDA, Germany, (Press Release) -The construction of a new site for the DS Smith group begins in Erlensee (close to Frankfurt). On August 26th, 2015 the breaking ground ceremony for the new state of the art Display & Consumer Packaging plant took place in the area of a former air base in Erlensee. With this new site DS Smith will set a completely new standard for what the customers can expect from both the display and the consumer packaging category, while providing significant growth opportunities for the company.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, 1 September 2015 (Press Release) - Smurfit Kappa Group confirms that Mr Tony Smurfit has succeeded Mr Gary McGann as Group Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 September, 2015.
Liam O'Mahony, SKG Chairman, commented:
"The Board would like to thank Gary for his substantial contribution in leading the Group over the last 13 years and wishes him well in his retirement. The Board looks forward to the Group's next phase of growth and development under Tony's leadership."