Rexam is expanding its plastics packaging business in a tough
market, announcing that today it has agreed to purchase a US maker
of injection-moulded jars and closures for £83m (€123m) - a move
that will expand its capabilities in...
Rexam, which shed its UK glass unit for a £24m loss earlier this
year, said today it has benefited in the first half of 2005 by
successfully passing on aluminium price increases to its
PAI Partners' purchase of Crown Holdings' international plastic
closures business, most of which is based in Europe, could help
cosmetics companies there if the investment firm is able to make
the unitmore competitive.
Ensuring a constant supply of seasonal natural ingredients is one
of the most challenging aspects for businesses within this
category. Simon Pitman reports on how Brazilian rain forest
ingredients specialist Beraca Ingredients has...
As part of plans to restructure its operations Playtex Products
says it is moving to a consolidated North American structure and
restructuring its Canadian operations. The company also announced a
restructuring of its US Banana Boat...
CCL Industries, a global packaging and labelling provider, has
completed the sale of its North American CCL Custom Manufacturing
Division to KCP Income Fund for approximately Cdn $273 million. The
move marks the company's move...
With the latest market survey revealing that more than 70 per cent
of Britons do not know what the UV index represents for weather
forecasts, aims to harmonise and simplify the present SPF standard
for sunscreen products are now all...
Schroeder & Tremayne has updated its Crayola children's foaming
hand and soap packaging, two years after it was first introduced.
The new packaging aims to give the product more appeal by making it
interactive, reports Simon...
Swedish direct sales cosmetics company Oriflame has increased its
expenditure on software for its supply chain. The investment
centres on its new business in China, which is due to be
inaugurated at the end of the year, reports Simon...
Italian company Unifill, a manufacturer of vertical thermoform,
fill andseal machines for monodose plastic packs for the food,
pharmaceutical,cosmetics and personal care industries, will be
displaying upgraded and new models at the...
Alcan is to sell its European aluminum tubes business operationsto
its current management team and 21 Centrale Partners, an investment
fund specialised in high-potential mid-size industrial companies,
reports Simon Pitman.