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31 / May / 2021
Plastics in Packaging

Keeping a global partnership local

Keeping a global partnership local Producing more than 30 million beverage items annually across more than 60 manufacturing sites worldwide, Refresco lays claim to being the world’s largest independent bottler.
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28 / May / 2021
Inside Europe

Building trust in the UK preform & closures…

With the UK plastic packaging market annually contributing around £11bn [1] to the national economy and employing over 85,000 people, it is clearly an important industry, representing around 3% of GDP.
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26 / May / 2021
Packaging Europe

Smooth waters don’t make strong sailors

Watching the dramatic aerial footage of the Ever Given stuck diagonally in the Suez Canal in March may have not immediately made viewers think of plastic packaging, but this was just the latest event to impact the price of resin - an issue that refuses to go away.
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20 / May / 2021
Business Focus

RETAL JSC IN RUSSIA REPORTS ON EPR

Global plastic packaging manufacturer RETAL is pleased to report on its EPR progress across its Russian facilities, with all secondary packaging responsibly accounted for in accordance with the Extended Producer regulations.
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11 / May / 2021
Medical Plastics News

Pioneering R&D anti-virucidal films project

The global pandemic has highlighted the need for a reliable supply of PPE to the healthcare professionals and essential workers that the rest of us rely on to keep our lives running as smoothly as possible.
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29 / Apr / 2021

RETAL JSC in Russia reports on EPR

Global plastic packaging manufacturer RETAL is pleased to report on its EPR progress across its Russian facilities, with all secondary packaging responsibly accounted for in accordance with the Extended Producer regulations. 
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20 / Apr / 2021
Industry Europe

Go With The Flow

The macro-trend of operational excellence has unlimited interpretations when it comes to its micro-integration. To be able to purposefully and accurately define and manage a project that has clear goals is the function of project management, with operational excellence usually at its heart.
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19 / Apr / 2021
Plastics in Packaging

Careers in packaging

The packaging industry offers a microcosm of the corporate world when it comes to career opportunities. The broad range of careers available in plastics packaging manufacturing allows for extensive professional development, in a sector that is proudly embracing the vocal demands of the brands and consumers that are its active stakeholders.
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15 / Apr / 2021
Sustainable Plastics

What would Sweden do?

It’s said that the best time to start a pension is when you started working, and the second-best time is today. The circular economy is rather similar, in that ideal time to start would have been ages ago, and the next best time is now. Thankfully, we can look at how Sweden has done it. Rather than thinking ‘oh, it’s too late for the rest of us now’, we can just jump in and do the right thing from now on.
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