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  • Playing the game

    John Penhallow || November 17, 2014
    Few people, even in France, know that the second biggest “instant game” lottery in the world is French. The Française des Jeux (FDJ) is a government-controlled quasi-monopoly which also runs betting and a host of other gaming-relat…

  • Getting certified

    Getting certified

    John Penhallow || April 15, 2014
    Some things change: in the recent weeks of unseasonably mild, sunny weather, many citizens of Western Europe have changed over to thinking that maybe global warming isn’t such a bad thing after all. However this early spring has come right on t…

  • A world without packaging

    A world without packaging

    John Penhallow, Contributing Editor || October 14, 2013
    A symposium with this provocative title took place recently in Belgium. Among the speakers was Bruno Ponsard from the Montreal Institut des Emballages et du Génie Alimentaire (non-French-speaking readers should note that Génie has nothi…

  • BOPP film demand returns to the West

    BOPP film demand returns to the West

    September 16, 2013
    PCI Films Consulting Ltd, predicts a return to growth for this sector of the European polypropylene (PP) film market.

  • Beers all round

    September 8, 2011
    Malt beverage growth in Russia, plus reports of label industry movement in Turkey, Egypt and France.

  • AWA Label Study:

    Jack Kenny || May 24, 2011
    A qualified recovery through 2010

  • Avery Dennison Fasson focuses on PS applications in Europe and Middle East

    September 23, 2009
    Fasson’s Europe chief sees end users wanting different container shapes that use different materials.

  • UPM to reduce Raflatacs Europe operations and work force

    November 13, 2008
    The company plans to reduce coating capacity and close two slitting terminals in Europe.

  • Eastern Europe

    November 30, -0001
    Eastern Europe While label consumption in Western Europe has slowed almost right across the board, some small items of good news are coming in from farther east. Giant food concern Nestlé has confirmed its intention to expand operations in Po…

  • European press manufacturers

    November 30, -0001
    Reports of my death,” wrote Mark Twain on one occasion, “are greatly exaggerated.” In a similar vein, Netherlands based label press manufacturer MPS, about whose future rumors were circulating, has just issued a statement saying tha…