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European Commission gives go ahead on Amcor and Bemis merger

Australian packaging company Amcor has been given the go-ahead for its $6.8bn merger with U.S. flexible packaging company Bemis following approval by the European Commission. The EC has approved the merger under the EU Merger Regulation, with the approval conditional ‘on the divestment of Bemis’ medical packaging business in Europe.’ This would cover three plants in the UK and Ireland, which are thought to generate around $170 million annual revenues in healthcare packaging.[подробнее]

15.02.2019 read more

Test your packaging IQ: Aluminium foil packaging

Aluminium foils are widely sold into the consumer market, as it is used for wrapping food in order to preserve it. According to a report, approximately 75% of aluminium foil is used for the packaging of foods, cosmetics, and chemical products, and 25% is used for industrial usage. Aluminium has the ability to form any shape along with its strong barrier properties. Also, aluminium cans and other aluminium packaging materials can be recycled and reused. In this edition o[подробнее]

11.02.2019 read more