LINPAC France Leads the Way in Recycling PVC Waste for Reuse

linpacblLINPAC, the leading fresh food packaging manufacturer in France, is showing the way towards a circular economy by internally recycling 98 per cent of PVC waste at its Pontivy site.

The remaining 2 per cent of PVC waste is sold on by LINPAC to external customers for use in the manufacture of rigid and flexible products such as pipes, cables, shoe soles and car mats.

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Food Processors Enjoy Increased Productivity with Yamato’s Tailored Maintenance Plans

yamatoscaleYamato Scale Dataweigh UK has launched a series of affordable maintenance contracts designed to help food manufacturers and processors increase productivity and profitability by reducing the risk of machine failure.

There are four maintenance packages available – Platinum, Gold, Silver and Custom – offering either bespoke service levels to meet specific requirements or fixed response times and site visit frequency.

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From S to XXL Made-to-measure packages for industrial goods

interpackWhether transported by sea, rail, air or road, industrial goods have to be packaged well and securely so that they reach the user or consumer in immaculate condition. The goods often travel long distances to their final destination, over bumpy roads, on clattering rails or in rough seas. The packaged product has to withstand sharp braking and bumpy landings as well as climatic stressing and frequent reloading and repacking.

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New Detectamet Appointment to Spearhead International Sales

DetectametDetectamet Inc the world’s leading supplier of detectable plastic tools and materials to the food industry announced today the appointment of its new International Sales Director. James Farmer will be based at the company’s offices in Richmond VA. from where he will be responsible for expanding the company’s market penetration across North, Central and South America.

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Discover the latest technology at Pro2Pac 2017

pro2pacAhead of Pro2Pac 2017, the UK’s only dedicated food and drink packaging event which takes place this March, we asked some of the specialist meat packaging suppliers about their latest products and how they ‘meat’ expectations to deliver functional packaging with aesthetic appeal.

Weald Packaging (Stand N1273) are a specialist food packaging supplier revolutionising the meat industry with their new ‘Weald Dry Age Bags’.

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Exotic Ready Meals Get the Authentic Look

rpcA new range of exotic ready meals from leading French food manufacturer Soulié Restauration, part of William Saurin, is being given an authentic presence on shelf thanks to a bespoke pack from RPC Barrier Containers that resembles a traditional Tajine.

The new design for Soulié Restauration’s Garbit brand comprises a thermoformed multilayer polypropylene container produced by RPC Bebo Plastik, combined with an injection moulded PP lid from RPC Bramlage, both in a warm terracotta colour.

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Bobst, Parkside & LINPAC Step up to Sponsor Women in Packaging (UK)

wipWomen in Packaging UK (WIP UK), an organisation that connects, supports and recognises female employees in the UK packaging industry, has been boosted by the support of Bobst Group, Parkside and LINPAC.

The trio of companies have pledged to sponsor Women in Packaging throughout 2017. Parkside and LINPAC continue to support the initiative having previously backed the scheme in 2016, with the Bobst Group new to the fold.

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Corbion full year 2016 results

corbionCorbion reported sales of € 911.3 million in 2016, a decrease of 0.8%. Organic sales growth was -1.2%. EBITDA excluding one-off items grew by 13.2% in 2016. In Q4 2016 sales were € 226.1 million, a decrease of 1.9%. Q4 2016 EBITDA excluding one-off items increased by 6.3%. The company proposes to distribute a regular dividend of € 0.56 per share, an additional cash dividend of € 0.44 per share, and a new share buyback of € 25 million.

"In 2016 we continued to make good progress in executing our strategy and we are well on track to deliver on our 2015-2018 targets.

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