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Materials and Metals Containers and Packaging

  • DUBLIN, March 6- Packaging conglomerate Ardagh Group launched a long-awaited initial public offering late on Monday, as it sought to raise as much as $370 million by floating around 7 percent of the company on the New York Stock Exchange. The Luxembourg- based supplier of glass and metal containers, controlled by Irish billionaire Paul Coulson, has announced- and...

  • FRANKFURT, March 2- German consumer products group Henkel has made a binding offer to buy Darex Packaging Technologies from GCP Applied Technologies for $1.05 billion. "However, we need more information with regards to profitability and growth potential of this seemingly very attractive business to fully judge the acquisition price," Baader Helvea analyst...

  • FRANKFURT, March 2- German consumer products group Henkel said it had submitted a binding offer to buy the global Darex Packaging Technologies business from GCP Applied Technologies for $1.05 billion on a cash and debt free basis. The bolt-on acquisition would add a business to Henkel's adhesives division that makes sealants and coatings used by...

  • FRANKFURT, March 2- German consumer products group Henkel said it had submitted a binding offer to buy the global Darex Packaging Technologies business from GCP Applied Technologies for $1.05 billion on a cash and debt free basis. In connection with this binding offer, GCP will begin consultations with workers' representatives, Henkel said in a statement on...

  • Wal-Mart launched the price test across 11 Midwest and Southeastern states such as Iowa, Illinois and Florida, focusing on price competition in the grocery business that accounts for 56 percent of the company's revenue, said vendor sources with direct knowledge of the matter who did not wish to be identified for fear of disrupting business relations with...

  • DUBLIN, Feb 23- Packaging conglomerate Ardagh Group is well advanced with plans to launch an initial public offering and intends to float on the New York Stock Exchange later this quarter, chairman Paul Coulson said on Thursday. The Luxemburg- based supplier of glass and metal containers, controlled by Irish billionaire Coulson, said last year that it planned to...

  • TORONTO, Feb 22- Canada's main stock index fell on Wednesday, pulling back from a record high hit the day before, as lower commodity prices weighed on shares of energy and materials companies and domestic retail sales fell the most in nine months. At 11:03 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index fell 43.87 points, or 0.28 percent, to 15,878.50.

  • LONDON, Feb 15- European shares ended higher on Wednesday in another session dominated by earnings, as French lender Credit Agricole led banking stocks to a three-week high. Shares in Credit Agricole jumped 4.7 percent after France's biggest retail bank beat forecasts with a smaller than expected earnings drop in the fourth quarter. "remains one of our...

  • LONDON, Feb 15- European shares rose on Wednesday in another session dominated by earnings, as French lender Credit Agricole led banking stocks to a three-week high. Shares in Credit Agricole jumped 5.5 percent, set for their best day since early November, after France's biggest retail bank beat forecasts with a smaller than expected earnings drop in the fourth...

  • LONDON, Feb 15- European shares rose in early trade on Wednesday as French lender Credit Agricole led banking stocks higher and earnings provided a boost. Shares in Credit Agricole 3.2 percent after France's biggest retail bank beat forecasts with a smaller than expected earnings drop in the fourth quarter. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Tuesday, who...

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    Under Armour, UPS, and Pfizer stocks are making headlines this Tuesday morning.

  • Jan 23- Consumer goods packaging company Silgan Holdings Inc said it would buy WestRock Co's business that makes soap dispensers and perfume sprayers for about $1 billion. The unit, which has 13 plants in North America, Europe, South America and Asia, generated $566 million in revenue in the year ended Sept. 30. Norcross, Georgia- based WestRock said the sale would...

  • WestRock's specialty closures and dispensing systems business supplies pumps, sprayers and other dispensing closure equipment to consumer goods product companies in the home, health and beauty markets and operates a network of 13 plants across North America, Europe, South America and Asia.

  • Rise of drone deliveries

    Deutsche Post DHL Group CEO, Frank Appel believes delivery drones will likely remain part of a niche market, while looking at the “huge opportunity” of digitalization.

  • Deutsche Post gears up for holiday deliveries demand

    Deutsche Post DHL Group CEO, Frank Appel talks about the firm’s business operations ahead of the Christmas holiday, while commenting on the e-commerce shift.

  • Future of deliveries isn’t only fast, but flexible: Stuart

    Stuart’s U.K. Manager, David Saenz explains why consumers are opting for convenience over cost as we move towards a digital age.

  • China's second largest delivery provider goes public

    Chinese package delivery firm, ZTO Express announced that it had raised $1.4 billion in the biggest U.S. initial public offering of 2016 on Wednesday. CNBC’s Eunice Yoon reports.

  • Hanjin has funds to unload ships

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the latest on the shipping crunch caused by Hanjin declaring bankruptcy.

  • Cargo chaos at sea

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the latest on the supply chain disruptions caused by the Hanjin bankruptcy.

  • A file photo of a Hanjin container ship.

    The collapse of the South Korean shipping giant is rocking the global trade market.