Back in 2012, it was still quite a sensation when KBA announced the installation of a Rapida 106 with 19 printing and finishing units at Amcor Tobacco Packaging in Switzerland. In the meantime, investments in medium-format sheetfed offset presses with 10, 12, 14 or more units are no longer so unusual. And that is true for both packaging and commercial printers in many parts of the world.Read more
MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct 22, 2014 (Press Release) - Amcor has released its 2014 Sustainability Review and GRI Report, detailing the company's Sustainability Performance for the FY2013/2014 period.
Amcor's approach to sustainability is driven by a framework consisting of five focus areas: Environment, Community, Workplace, Marketplace and Economy. Performance is measured in each of these areas to allow for benchmarking against international standards and other corporate peers.
MELBOURNE, Australia, Nov. 18, 2013 (Press Release) - Amcor announces today that it has signed an agreement to acquire Detmold Flexibles, a privately-owned Australian flexibles packaging business for $50 million. The business will be part of Amcor Flexibles Asia Pacific.
Detmold Flexibles operates two plants in Melbourne and has sales of approximately $55 million. The acquisition price represents an EBITDA multiple of 6.6 times and after the realisation of synergy benefits return on funds employed are expected to be more than 20%.Read more
Performance highlights for 2013 include:Read more
Amcor, the world's biggest packaging company, today launches simpler navigation and new content at www.amcor.com to make it a whole lot easier for customers to find what they need.
Amcor undertook extensive user testing with customers and other stakeholders to introduce improvements such as:Read more
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 9, 2013 (PPI Pulp & Paper Week) -Amcor has announced its intention to separate its Australasian and North American packaging business from its now more dominant international flexible and rigid plastics business.
After the demerger, the Australasia and Packaging Distribution (AAPD) business will be an independent company traded on the Australian stock exchange, and will include its former operations in containerboard, corrugated boxes, glass, and beverage can packaging operations. The spinoff is expected to be completed later this year.Read more
"This is the most sophisticated recycled paper making machine in Australasia. It produces high-quality 100 per cent recycled brown paper that is stronger, more consistent and has an improved colour for our customers," he said.Read more