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Dow awarded $1B in damages against Nova
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Obituary: Covestro sustainability leader Richard Northcote
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Injection molder Alsco Industries seeking buyer
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IAC names former Magna exec Gingl as CEO
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Investors form alliance for sustainable plastics packaging
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Commodity resins move in different directions in May
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US study urges stricter PFOA safety levels
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Lighting the way with in-mold decorating
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Amcor Rigid Plasticsa

935 Technology Drive
Suite 100
Ann Arbor, MI 48108
United States
Phone: 734-428-9741
Fax: 734-302-2298

  • Ranking
  • Top Blow Molding Official
    Mike Schmitt
  • Parent Company
    Amcor Ltd.
  • Fiscal Year End
  • Blow Molding Sales (millions $)
    • Most Recent Year
    • Previous Year
  • Global Corporate Sales (millions $)
    • Most Recent Year
  • Breakout of Blow molding Sales
    100% bottles
    0% Industrial

  • Blow Molding Employees
  • Blow Molding Plants
  • Blow Molding Machines
  • Annual resin throughput (millions lbs)
  • Processes
    Continuous shuttle monolayer
    Continuous shuttle coextrusion
    Continuous rotary wheel monolayer
    Continuous rotary wheel coextrusion
    Inj Blow separate preform production process
    Stretch Blow single machine process
    Stretch Blow separate preform production process
  • Secondary Services
  • Materials
    HDPE Copolymer (HIC)
    Post-consumer resin
  • Primary End Markets
    Beverage (still water)
    Beverage (carbonated water)
    Beverage (milk)
    Beverage (juice - shelf stable)
    Beverage (juice - refrigerated)
    Beverage (soda - 3+ liter)
    Beverage (soda - 2 liter)
    Beverage (soda - 1 liter)
    Beverage (soda - single serve)
    Other food
    Motor oil/car-care products
    Household chemicals
    Personal-care packaging
Originally published November 6, 2017, in Plastics News. Some data may have been updated.

(P)=Publicly Held        N.A.=Not available

All information was provided by the companies, except where otherwise indicated.

* Midpoint of a company-provided range

** Company-provided estimate

E Plastics News and industry estimates. These figures were not provided by the company.

CURRENCY NOTE: All Canadian sales figures have been converted to U.S. dollars using the average annual exchange rate for the 12 months of each company's fiscal year. For those fiscal years that correspond to calendar-year 2016, the following average annual rate was used: C$1=US$0.76.

All companies' fiscal years correspond to calendar-year 2016 unless otherwise noted.

a) Amcor Rigid Plastics includes the blow molding operations of Sonoco Products Co. which it acquired in November 2016.