Ball Corporation has agreed to sell its metal beverage packaging facilities in China to Chinese packaging company ORG Technology for approximately $225m. Read more
Smurfit Kappa has expanded its position in France by acquiring offset printing and cardboard packaging firm Papcart for an undisclosed amount. Read more
Nestlé has created the Nestlé Institute of Packaging Sciences, which aims to accelerate the development of functional, safe and sustainable packaging solutions. Read more
TNA has opened a new state-of-the-art manufacturing site in Melbourne, which will allow the company to triple the manufacturing capacity of its packaging equipment. Read more
Huhtamaki is investing €7m in its fibre packaging operations in Russia, in order to facilitate further growth in the market. Read more
O-I has agreed to acquire a 49.7% stake in glass packaging producer Empresas Comegua from Fabricación de Màquinas for approximately $119m. Read more
Packaging manufacturer WestRock has acquired paper and corrugated packaging producer KapStone, in a deal worth approximately $4.9bn. Read more
Smurfit Kappa has agreed to acquire two Serbian packaging production businesses from Kappa Star Group for approximately €133m. Read more
The UK government has announced that it will introduce a new tax on single-use plastics in a bid to further tackle plastic waste levels in the country. Read more
Faerch Plast has created a new packaging material made from 100% recycled PET for use in food-to-go packaging. Read more
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