In a single day, DS Smith’s new state-of-the art box manufacturing plant is able to produce more than 17 million square feet of lightweight recyclable packaging. The opening of the corrugated plant heralds the company’s latest technology, keeping pace with increasing demands by consumers and retailers for fully recyclable boxes and “fit-to-product” packaging.
Milas is a leading producer of specialist corrugated packaging and displays in Turkey. The business is focused on international FMCG customers, and is well positioned for the large Istanbul market as well as European export. The business generates approximately $25m of sales and has c.240 employees at its production facility located near Istanbul.
Completion, which is subject to customary conditions including competition clearance, is expected by the end of our financial year 2015/16.
Miles Roberts, Chief Executive of DS Smith said:
“We are pleased to welcome the Milas business into the DS Smith Group and look forward to working with its stakeholders. This acquisition gives DS Smith direct exposure to the attractive Turkish market through a well-invested business focused on FMCG customers and is a further step in complementing our South Eastern European footprint and capabilities for pan-European customers.”
DS Smith's factory in Portugal, specialised in displays for point of sales, has received a PAPIES 2019 award. The award-winning equipment, in the category of displays for point of sales, was a cardboard island, consisting of a modular structure, integrating real ropes as a true stand- out feature. This eye catching and attractive solution, structurally developed for Unilever FIMA, provided great prominence to the Tresemmé brand.
DS Smith's customisable and reusable AkyPak makes material handling and distribution easier
To create the ‘perfect reusable packaging’ most solutions may need to be customized to deal with the unique demands of a product and meet customer requirements. DS Smith Plastics, Extruded Products offer customisable and reusable packaging under their AkyPak® brand of bulk-containers, sleeves, boxes and storage bins.
DS Smith awarded first PS9000 Pharmaceutical accreditation
DS Smith Neath, located in South Wales, UK, has been awarded the PS 9000 pharmaceutical accreditation. The accreditation validates the Neath site to produce printed cartons for the pharmaceutical sector. The implementation of this accreditation will now enable the site to offer its extensive range of packaging solutions to the pharmaceutical sector.
DS Smith Plastics launches a new product line of extruded Polypropylene packaging dedicated to pharmaceutical applications
DS Smith Plastics, Extruded Products France announced the launch of AkyPure − a new line of extruded polypropylene packaging for the pharmaceutical industry. AkyPure has been developed in collaboration with key players in the industry. The new product line consists of hygienic, fiber-free and moist-resistant packaging solutions manufactured in compliance with International Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) that ensures products are consistently produced and controlled according to established quality standards.
- Elias Bittan
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