DUBLIN, Ireland, June 24, 2015 (Press Release) - Smurfit Kappa was this week awarded the European Innovation Recognition Award for outstanding innovation proposals by Nestlé, the world's leading nutrition, health and wellness company.
The award is given for outstanding innovation proposals across Europe and is judged by internal teams at Nestlé on the basis of a series of solutions demonstrating innovation, proactivity and practicality.
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 13, 2015 (Press Release) - Smurfit Kappa, one of the world leaders in paper-based packaging solutions, has today reached a world record by producing its 3 billionth Vitop Original® tap in its state-of-the-art, ultra-modern plant in Alessandria, Italy.
Invented around 25 years ago, the Vitop® tap has revolutionised wine consumption both within the Bag-in-Box® sector and the wider market, with its unique valve technology creating a new standard for Bag-in-Box® packaging solutions.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, April 22, 2015 (Press Release) - Smurfit Kappa has announced the roll-out of its new Shelf Smart service at its flagship Innovation Event - a market-leading solution that will help customers develop proven packaging solutions faster than ever before.Read more
BRUSSELS, April 13, 2015 (RISI) - Smurfit Kappa Group (SKG) has declined to comment on reports that it might be snapped up by the US-based packaging giant International Paper (IP).
Yesterday, several major UK papers, including The Sunday Times and The Telegraph, wrote that IP is working on a potential takeover bid for Smurfit Kappa worth over £6 billion ($8.7 billion).
SKG posted revenues of Euro 8.083 billion ($8.51 billion) in its full 2014 financial year,.
Smurfit Kappa, one of the world leaders in paper-based packaging solutions, has installed a Jetmaster-Inkjet single-pass digital printer in its Alcalá plant in Madrid, Spain, generating more value for customers by helping them to differentiate and increase sales.
This investment is another example of Smurfit Kappa's commitment to creating value for its customers by building brand awareness through packaging and improving the shopping experience for consumers.
Smurfit Kappa Benelux, a subsidiary of Smurfit Kappa has announced that it has agreed to acquire the European and Mexican operations of Hexacomb, a subsidiary of Packaging Corporation of America. Hexacomb is the largest European manufacturer of paper honeycomb and packaging solutions, and employs approximately 215 people across the operations in the Netherlands, France, Spain and Mexico.Read more
DUBLIN, Ireland, Dec. 16, 2013 (Press Release) - Recognised for its commitment to sustainabilty, Smurfit Kappa was awarded top prize for Bio Strategy of the Year and Mill Manager of the Year at the PPI Awards ceremony which took place on 11 December in Dubai.
The two awards reinforce the Group's global position as a leading player in the paper-based packaging sector, and once again show the company's continuous strive for excellence.Read more