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Huhtamaki invests $30 million in Paris, Texas, factory expansion

Huhtamaki is making a significant investment in its Paris, Texas facility in the U.S. The investment consists of an expansion of its manufacturing capacity as well as a consolidation of an external warehouse. The investment into production assets is approximately $30 million, and the warehouse and manufacturing facility will be leased. This will significantly increase […]

Huhtamaki to close packaging production facility in Prague, Czech Republic

Huhtamaki has made the decision to consolidate the production footprint of its Flexible Packaging segment in Europe and will be closing its Flexible Packaging production facility in Prague, Czech Republic. All production and supporting activities at the facility will be scaled down during the second half of the year, with the closure of the operations completed […]

Stora Enso and Huhtamaki Welcomes First Partners in Paper Cup Recycling Initiative

The Cup Collective, a programme founded by Stora Enso and Huhtamaki to capture the value of used paper cups through recycling at an industrial scale, has welcomed its first partners. The new partners include McDonald’s, SSP – The Food Travel Experts, C2 Centre, and the National Railway Company of Belgium (SNCB), all further supporting the […]

Huhtamaki invests Euro 20 million to expand packaging capacity in Spain

Huhtamaki inaugurates its extension of 12 500 m2 to its existing paper-based packaging manufacturing site in Nules, Spain.  This latest investment reflects the growing demand from for renewable and recyclable paper-based packaging to substitute rigid plastics. “This investment, which will create around 130 new jobs when fully operational, has been aided by the Community of Valencia, which […]

PPC Announces Winners of the 2022 North American Paperboard Packaging Competition

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has announced the top winners of its 79th annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition. These folding cartons and rigid boxes represent some of the best paperboard packaging manufactured by North American converters over the past year.   Paperboard Package of the Year Mentos Submitted by Graphic Packaging International The next […]

Huhtamaki and Stora Enso launch industrial scale recycling program for paper cups in Europe

Huhtamaki and Stora Enso have joined forces to launch a new paper cup recycling initiative, The Cup Collective. The programme, which is the first of its kind in Europe, aims to recycle and capture the value of used paper cups on an industrial scale. Initially the programme will be implemented across the Benelux. With the […]

Huhtamaki divests its operations in Russia

Huhtamaki has sold its operations in Russia to Espetina Ltd. Espetina is a holding company owned by Alexander Govor and Iury Kushnerov. The transaction includes four manufacturing units in Russia, employing 724 people. On April 14, 2022, Huhtamaki announced its intention to divest its operations in Russia. This followed an earlier decision to stop all […]

Russian billionaire made a bid for Huhtamaki’s Russian operations

The Russian billionaire Alexander Govor has made a bid for Finnish packaging giant Huhtamäki’s Russian operations amounting to 151 million euro, Reuters reports. Alexander Govor has previously taken over McDonald’s former restaurants in Russia. After the invasion of Ukraine, Huhtamäki retreated from Russia. Govor is willing to pay up to 151 million euros for Huhtamäki’s […]

Huhtamaki welcomes the latest scientific evidence on the environmental impacts of reusable packaging

Huhtamaki has welcomed the conclusions of a new report, which reviews 26 scientific studies comparing the environmental impact of single-use packaging vs. reusable tableware used in takeaway settings. Conducted by Ramboll, a leading global engineering, design and consultancy company, the ‘meta-analysis’ of 26 previous scientific studies concludes that the additional and specific burdens of reusable […]

Huhtamaki to initiate process to divest its Russian operations

Huhtamaki has decided to initiate the process to divest its operations in Russia. This follows an earlier decision to stop all investments in Russia at the outbreak of the invasion of Ukraine. Huhtamaki considers that the current evolution of the situation and the long-term outlook in Russia will prevent the realization of its growth strategy […]