Risdon applies changes for Chinese shake-up
Risdon International has announced the reorganization of its
Chinese operations in a bid to streamline the operations of its
recent acquisitions made in the country.
Cosmetics packager changes name
Expanding cosmetics packaging player Polimoon has changed its name
to Promens, following its buy-out by the Icelandic global
plastic manufacturer of the same name.
Alcan takeover seals packaging sell-off
UK-based mining group Rio Tinto has taken over Alcan in a $38.1bn
(€26.5bn) deal that will result in Alcan's packaging arm being
separated from its aluminum mining business.
Plantic and DuPont to develop eco-friendly packaging
Eco-friendly packaging specialist Plantic will soon be entering the
US market as part of a development, marketing and branding
agreement with chemical firm DuPont.
Alcan courts suitors for packaging arm
An India-based company has put in a bid for Alcan's packaging wing,
according to unconfirmed newspaper reports.
MeadWestvaco acquires Keltec Dispensing Systems
Virginia based packaging company, MeadWestvaco, has announced its
acquisition of Keltec Dispensing Systems, which specializes in
airless packaging systems.
DNA markers in packaging as an anti counterfeit measure
Applied DNA Sciences is to take its DNA marker technology, which
protects products against fraud and counterfeiting, to the 'Future
of Ink on Packaging' conference in London next week, in the hope of
bringing its product...
Dutch packaging company makes Antipodean investment
Impress has increased its worldwide footprint in the aerosol
packaging segment by buying up Amcor's New Zealand and Australian
Food Can and Aerosol business.
Risdon aim for the top after Asian acquisition
The Risdon Group says its acquisition of the metal packaging
specialist Decorpart Asia will help the company become the leading
global supplier of cosmetics packaging components.
Anti-counterfeit technology for cosmetics
Heat-shrink labels with integrated holograms could help the
personcal care industry in the fight against counterfeiting and
forgery, the manufacturers claim.
UK cosmetics packaging company pulls out of China
The financial burden of setting-up a production plant in China has
forced the owners of a cosmetics packaging firm to call in the
administrators and sell the business.
Labelling system signals product expiration period
A recent study has highlighted that female consumers are holding on
to their makeup products for too long, providing opportunities for
manufacturers to create labelling innovations to further monitor
the shelf life of cosmetic products.
New film attempts to combat forgery
In a bid to protect manufacturers from the ever-growing counterfeit
cosmetics market, Sleever has introduced a new UV protection
barrier system to protect cosmetic formulations from further
Metro Group outlines RFID strategy
Suppliers to Metro Group in Germany are gearing up this year
to expand the use of radio frequency identification (RFID).
RFID standard passes shipping test
A new international standard for radio frequency identification
technology (RFID) has passed the first test, according to the
results of a pilot project tracking containers between Hong Kong