Smurfit Kappa and WestRock Announce Transaction to Create a Global Leader in Sustainable Packaging
Following the announcement of a possible combination dated 7 September 2023, the Boards of Smurfit Kappa, a FTSE 100 company, and WestRock, an S&P 500 company, are pleased to announce the signing of a definitive transaction agreement to create Smurfit WestRock, a global leader in sustainable packaging.
High-quality recycling loops are best for circular economy
Fibre-based packaging offers what is probably the best existing example of a high-quality recycling system, where recycling can take place from any type of packaging to another. Professional recyclers say the real challenge is not in these ‘material loops’ but in the separate collection of paper for recycling, which has yet to be streamlined across Europe.
German packaging specialist Carton Group acquires Europoligrafico and starts Expansion in Europe
Carton Group, a leading group in the packaging industry and portfolio company of the private equity firm Waterland, has signed an agreement to acquire the operating business of Europoligrafico.
ECMA / Pro Carton Position Paper: The need for clear definitions for paper & board based single use products
ECMA and Pro Carton released the Position Paper titled: The need for clear definitions for paper & board based single-use products.
RDM Group has finalized the agreement for the acquisition of Fiskeby
RDM Group has finalized the agreement for the acquisition of 100% of share capital of Fiskeby International Holding AB (“Fiskeby”), a producer of packaging board made from 100% recovered fiber, with one manufacturing facility in Sweden
Cardbox Packaging Cuts the Ribbon after Four Years - Celebrates Success of Pittston Township Manufacturing Plant
Executives from Cardbox Packaging’s Austrian headquarters today hosted a ceremony to celebrate the success of the company’s United States manufacturing headquarters in CenterPoint Commerce & Trade Park West, Pittston Township. The company’s local employees and numerous dignitaries attended the ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Hinojosa expands its presence in France due to the acquisition of shares in ASV Packaging
Hinojosa Packaging Group has closed a 49% shareholding agreement of ASV Packaging, a leading independent French group in the design and production of sustainable packaging solutions, primarily boxes for the food and beverage industry.
Fibre Packaging Europe - opinion-editorial in 'The Parliament' Magazine
An opinion-editorial from Fibre Packaging Europe was publishedi n 'The Parliament’ magazine yesterday.