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Graphic Packaging Holding Company Announces Completion of AR Packaging Acquisition
We are pleased to announce that Graphic Packaging International has finalized its acquisition of AR Packaging, one of Europe’s premier producers of fiber-based consumer packaging solutions. This acquisition is part of Graphic Packaging’s mission to grow with valued customers in selected market segments, and it will enhance the combined group's global scale, innovation capabilities and value proposition for customers worldwide.
Cardbox Packaging acquires Samson Druck’s premises in 2021
Cardbox Packaging has announced its acquisition of the Buch Theiss GmbH bookbinding workshop’s premises in St. Stefan/Wolfsberg. The Cardbox Packaging Group, with sites in Austria, Serbia, Czechia and the USA, has been active in Carinthia since 2011, employing 60 of its almost 250 employees at this location.
European Commission published 2022 Work Programme
On Tuesday, 19 October 2021, the European Commission published its 2022 Work Programme.
Six trade associations announce the new Fibre Packaging Europe coalition
Today, six leading trade associations, representing industries involved in forestry, pulp, paper, board and carton production and recycling from across Europe, announced the launch of Fibre Packaging Europe, an informal coalition.
Plastic packaging for fruit and vegetables to be banned in France
The French Government has announced plans to ban fruit and vegetables from being sold in plastic packaging from January 1st, 2022, as part of its anti-waste law aimed at creating a circular economy with single-use plastic phased out by 2040.
ECMA Statement - Strong folding carton demand leads to supply chain challenges
Folding carton volumes have grown significantly during 2021, driven by a surge in sales of food and beverage packaging.
ECMA European Carton Prospects Report 2021 now available!
In cooperation with NOA-PRISM the European Carton Prospects have been completely renewed in 2021 (last version from 2019) and contains detailed examinations of the European Folding Carton market.
Cardbox Packaging acquires Valuepap