Processing & Packaging

Sonoco to acquire Clear Lam Packaging for $170m

Sonoco's acquisition of Clear Lam is expected to close in the third quarter of 2017.

Packaging company Sonoco has signed an agreement to acquire 100% of the stock of Clear Lam Packaging, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of flexible and forming plastic packaging films, for approximately $170m in cash.

Hershey’s new packaging used 3.12 million fewer pounds of corrugate in 2016.  Photo: Hershey

Sustainable packaging: Hershey moves to retail-ready cases

Talkin’ Things creates NFC Smart Packaging for iPhone and Android. Picture: Talkin' Things.

Talkin’ Things NFC Smart Packaging System integrates iPhone and Android

BASF partners with HP Indigo on Epotal. Picture: BASF.

BASF and HP Indigo launch water-based adhesives for flexible packaging

Migros Blévita Biscuits Müesli Mini sweet biscuits. Picture: Blévita.

Smaller size trend accelerates volume growth for flexible packaging

DTF has worked with Virginia Tech on food packaging in the past. Picture: DTJ.

Jindal Poly Films rumoured to buy European assets of DuPont Teijin Films

Orange Mini snack-packs. Picture: Goupie.

Goupie launches five bespoke snack-packs to target impulse-buy consumers

Innovia launches Propafilm REF. Picture: Innovia Films.

Innovia creates Propafilm REF BOPP film for biscuits, bakery, confectionery & tea

One of the machines at the Livingston site. Picture: API.

API completes holographic and embossing site

Picture: Needham Coding.

Needham Coding to sell own-brand CIJ printers for first time

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