Containers and Packaging


  • LONDON, March 22- Private equity firm Clayton Dubilier& Rice LLC is the frontrunner among four bidders for Germany- based, but Dubai- owned, packaging group Mauser, Britain's Sky News reported on its website on Saturday, without citing its sources.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 26- Oil companies handling volatile fuel out of North Dakota's energy patch must consider the dangers of flammable gas carried in the kind of oil-by-rail shipments involved in a string of fiery derailments, a U.S. regulator said on Wednesday.

  • Container Store's hot IPO     Friday, 1 Nov 2013 | 12:11 PM ET

    CNBC's Bob Pisani and "Fast Money" trader Simon Baker discuss the Container Store as it surges on its first day of trading.

  • Container Store prices IPO at $18     Thursday, 31 Oct 2013 | 5:20 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports high demand is expected for The Container Store once it goes public.

  • Nils Andersen, CEO of A.P. Moller-Maersk, tells CNBC that the second quarter has been quite tough, both in terms of rates and volumes but they have increased their competitiveness.

  • Styrofoam Could Come Off NYC's Takeout Menu Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    Could Styrofoam containers get 86'd from the menu of takeout food options in the nation's biggest city?

  • We Are 'Slowly' Returning to Better Times: CEO     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 2:30 AM ET

    Nils Smedegaard Andersen, group CEO at A.P. Moller - Maersk, tells CNBC that they see a gradual stabilization in Europe with the poltical tendencies going in the right direction.

  • DS Smith CEO: We Are Growing Very Nicely     Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 2:00 AM ET

    Miles Roberts, CEO of packaging company, DS Smith, tells CNBC that the companies strong earnings are due to investment, innovation and acquisitions they have made.

  • Seaspan's Growth Strategy     Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Gerry Wang, CEO, Seaspan explains his company's business model to CNBC. He adds that the average lease on one of its ships is for 10-12 years.

  • Britain's Tetrapak Heir Arrested in Wife's Death Wednesday, 11 Jul 2012 | 11:31 AM ET
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    Hans Kristian Rausing, who inherited a fortune made from drink containers, is being held in a death called "unexplained."

  • Maersk Line Sees Revenue Rebounding in Q2     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 7:40 PM ET

    Tim Smith, North Asia CEO, Maersk Line says that revenue has rebounded in the current quarter and that there is an industry wide trend to reduce container capacity, which should help the sector.

  • Tide Has Turned for Container Shippers: Expert     Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 11:36 PM ET

    Tim Ross, Head of Asia Pacific Transport Research, Asia, Credit Suisse says he is overweight the shipping industry, adding that the sector will benefit from recent hikes in freight rates.

  • Business in the Port of Miami     Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Insight on Port of Miami preparing for shipments via the Panama Canal in 2014, with Bill Johnson, Port of Miami, who shares the port's plans to generate 30,000 new permanent jobs; with Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL).

  • DS Smith Snaps Up SCA Packaging in $2.04 Billion Deal Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | 2:34 AM ET
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    Packaging company DS Smith will transform itself into Europe’s second biggest company in its sector with an ambitious 1.4 billion pounds ($2.04 billion) takeover of SCA Packaging.

  • Cramer: Breakup Makes MeadWestvaco a Buy Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 7:11 PM ET

    Packaging company offers value ahead of a company split, says 'Mad Money' host.

  • MeadWestvaco: Breaking Up is Easy to Do     Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 | 6:45 PM ET

    Mad Money's Cramer says MeadWestvaco has yet to do something since its split was announced, but that means the stock could be a real bargain here, and explains why investors may want to buy.

  • New Careers After 40 Thursday, 17 Nov 2011 | 3:27 PM ET
    Life may begin at 40, but job searches that begin at that age can be discouraging. After all, it’s not the job market that it used to be. Entire professions are disappearing, and the labor market is flooded with unmarried, childless, eager young applicants whose salary requirements are generally lower.Despite this grim scenario, older workers shouldn’t despair. They bring such hard-won assets as experience and discipline to the table, and the people doing the hiring know it. “Savvy employers are

    CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.

  • Building the Seaport Infrastructure     Friday, 28 Oct 2011 | 7:00 PM ET

    Kurt Nagle, president & CEO, American Association of Port Authorities, discusses the need for Federal investment in ports as well as the ways in which a lack of investment damages American competitiveness.

  • Thirsty for a Speculative Play? Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 6:51 PM ET

    Check out Cramer's interview with SodaStream CEO Daniel Birnbaum.

  • 5 Questions With NOL CEO Wednesday, 13 Apr 2011 | 11:46 PM ET

    The outlook of the container shipping industry remains uncertain, according to NOL’s Chief, as the industry grapples with concerns over rising fuel costs, overcapacity and ripple effects from the Japan disaster. Shipping veteran Ron Widdows, who helms the Singapore-based company, the world’s sixth-largest container shipping company, talks to CNBC’s Christine Tan.