06. March 2015 | Economy

Krones acquires Schaefer

Krones holt sich Schäfer Since 2014, two German providers of beverage filling and packaging technology were ranking as takeover targets. Krones now has purchased one of them ... more

06. March 2015 | Products

New barriers

Drewsen, a German manufacturer of specialty and security papers, has entered the market for barrier papers. With its new brand Probarrier, the company now supplies the packaging ... more

05. March 2015 | Events

Nestlé & Heinz speak at BOPP

The programme has been announced for the BOPP 2015 conference. Held every two years, the 2015 event will take place 23 to 25 June in Berlin/Germany. Over two days ... more

05. March 2015 | People

BW: New Board member in St. Louis

New Board member in St. Louis Tim Sullivan has been appointed to the Board of Directors of packaging machinery manufacturer Barry-Wehmiller. He is currently Group President of two divisions, BW Papersystems and Paper Converting ... more

04. March 2015 | Events

ICE/CEE: Converting and corrugated in Munich

Converting and corrugated in Munich From 10-12 March, ICE Europe and CCE International will bring together the international converting community as well as the corrugated and folding carton industry in ... more

04. March 2015 | Events

Anniversary: 10th dvi Packaging Conference

The German Packaging Institute (dvi) is inviting leaders and decision-makers to participate in the 10th German Packaging Conference to be held on 19 and 20 March 2015 at the Humboldt-Carré in Berlin/Germany. This year's conference ... more

04. March 2015 | Economy | Exclusiv

GKV President: Biodegradable may be an alternative

GKV-Präsident: Bio kann Alternative sein We asked: Dirk E.O. Westerheide. He is the president of the German Association of Plastics Converters (GKV), and we talked to him after the annual press conference of the association ... more

03. March 2015 | Economy

Big in Japan

Big in Japan Sidel Japan has recently celebrated its 10th anniversary supporting beverage producers ... more

02. March 2015 | Economy

Acquisition completed

Italian IMA group together with Odewald company Lin Vermögensverwaltung GmbH now have completed the acquisition of an 80% interest in the Oystar companies Benhil, Erca, Hassia, Hamba and Gasti. According to the group, a consideration of ... more

27. February 2015 | Economy

DS Smith gets more pan-European with Duropack

Regarding the 300m-euros-purchase of Duropack, DS Smith now has stated its strategic reasons. According to the Britain-based provider of recycled corrugated packaging, the acquisition is highly complementary to ... more

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