Via its wholly-owned HIL-INVEST GmbH subsidiary, Bormioli Pharma SpA has confirmed its acquisition of a leading German pharmaceutical packaging business. R&G Beteiligungs GmbH employees approximately 270 people and operates plants in Schleusingen and Altenfeld, offering glass and plastic packaging. Last year, R&G registered a turnover of €25.6 million and an EBITDA equal to €4.1 million, representing a 16% margin.
As part of this week’s Climate Action Summit in New York, Saint-Gobain has signed the pledge of the Global Compact ‘Business ambition for 1.5oC’. The company has committed to reach net-zero emissions by no later than 2050 in line with 1.5oC scenarios, responding to what the latest climate science indicates is needed to limit the worst impacts of climate change.
Featuring an expanded technical programme, the eighth GlassPrint conference and exhibition returns to Düsseldorf, Germany on 27-28 November 2019. As Europe's only event dedicated to hollow and flat glass printing for decoration as well as function, GlassPrint 2019 will attract international glassmakers, decorators, end users, OEMs, suppliers and brand owners to the Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel.
Cradle to Cradle Certified and EcoVadis, two non-profit organisations engaged in evaluating and certifying business sustainability practices, have awarded O-I with improved ratings for the company’s sustainability practices. Most notably, O-I is the only company in the food and beverage packaging category to receive a Cradle to Cradle ‘platinum’ rating in material health for the entire container that is in contact with food and beverage brands.
Since the beginning of 2019, the priority for the leadership team at Arc France has been the successful completion of its Synergie 2020 plan, thanks to a fruitful collaboration with social partners and site employees. The objective of this transformation plan is to improve Arc’s competitiveness and to ensure a sustainable future for the eighth largest industrial site in France.