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Claims to fame - the DEFRA Green Claims Guidance

Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State in the UK's DEFRA, talks about efforts to promote clear, honest and accurate claims and labelling through the department’s recently published Green Claims Guidance.

No barrier to progress - new melamine barrier coating

With the global packaging market increasingly seeking more environmentally responsible solutions, a new melamine-based coating offers potential benefits.
BRC/IOP Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials

Standards updated - BRC/IOP Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials

The BRC/IOP Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials has been updated. Here is an overview of the key changes between Issue 3 and 4.
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Astute acquisitions - due diligence

Mark Noppe, Managing Director of Xstract Mining Consultants, Brisbane, Australia, talks to Materials World about defining due diligence and its potential pitfalls.

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