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Spinifex fibers create plastics alternatives for packaging, condoms
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Brisbane, Australia — Australian native spinifex grass fibers could be used to make paper to replace some plastics packaging — and thinner condoms. The grass, which grows in semi-arid...
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02-27-2017
Investment gives a boost to innovative closure
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FunLPro, a unique approach that incorporates a funnel into a closure for liquid packaging, is attracting outside investment that’s expected to help boost both production and marketing. Bryan ...
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02-27-2017
Plastics-related products win Golden Mousetrap honors
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Anaheim, Calif. — Boyd Corp.’s Solimide-brand densified polyimide foam and Epson Robots’ Flexion N-Series six-axis robots were among 20 winners of 2017 Golden Mousetrap Awards...
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02-27-2017
Arkema increases PEKK capacities to meet future demand
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Arkema has announced doubling the capacity of its Kepstan PEKK (polyetherketoneketone) product line in France and confirmed that its “world-scale” PEKK plant in Mobile, Ala., will come ...
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02-27-2017
Avery Dennison snaps up Chinese PVC tape maker Yongle
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Glendale, Calif.-based Avery Dennison Corp. is spending $190 million ($1.3 billion yuan) to acquire Zhuozhou, China-based Yongle Tape Co. Ltd., which says it’s the world’s largest PVC...
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02-27-2017
A. Schulman is sizing up natural gas market
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A. Schulman thinks it has found a way to corner part of the automotive market by developing crucial components for cars of the future. The Fairlawn-based plastics company is starting a major...
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02-27-2017
Maryland thermoformer Sailing Specialties seeks a buyer
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Sailing Specialties Inc. owner and CEO Greig Parks plans to retire and has engaged merger and acquisition specialist Equity Partners HG to locate a buyer for his company. Parks established the...
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02-27-2017
Australia rigid packaging giant Pact adds to its portfolio
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Melbourne, Australia — Packaging giant Pact Group Holdings Ltd. has made another acquisition, buying contract manufacturer Pascoe’s Group for A$41 million (US$31.55 million). Melbourne-...
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02-27-2017
Borealis sees a 10 percent rise in annual net profit
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Polyolefins producer Borealis made a record net profit of 1.107 billion euros in 2016, which was a 10 percent increase on the 988 million euro profit it made in 2015. Net sales, however, fell from ...
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02-24-2017
Leadership transitions at Moore Recycling Associates
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A well-known plastics recycling consultancy is being acquired by two long-time employees and being renamed. Co-founders Patty Moore and Doug McDowell of Moore Recycling Associates Inc. are handing ...
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02-24-2017
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STAY INFORMED with PN's latest market report that provides in-depth market analysis and industry statistics, examines M&A activity in the PP&T segment, as well as emerging trends in machinery sales, and innovations in product design and production. 

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