Flexible Packaging

The Clondalkin flexible packaging pouch for Mentos. Pic: Clondalkin.

Clondalkin creates stand-up pouch for Mentos

By Jenny Eagle

Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury (formerly Chadwicks) has launched a range of stand up pouches to its flexible packaging product portfolio, including a design for Mentos.

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EU researchers develop biodegradable flexible packaging

By Rachel Arthur

A €1.2m ($1.5m) EU research project, BioActiveLayer, is developing a flexible packaging material for dried foods: citing the need for a pouch that is both biodegradable and meets demanding shelf life requirements. 

Concerns grow over Amcor's proposed takeover of packaging rival

Concerns grow over Amcor's proposed takeover of packaging rival

By Rory Harrington

Amcor’s proposed takeover of Australian packaging company Aperio is motivated primarily by the firm’s desire to eliminate its main rival, could lead to hundreds of job losses and would hit competition in the national market, a leading trade union has...

Plastic packaging takes off

Plastic packaging takes off

Plastic films used in barrier flexible packaging have made
substantial gains against metals, paper, and glass, according to a
recent study by the Kline group. Over the last five years, industry
growth has prevailed in spite of constant...