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Sweden's Indutrade buys Belgian packaging firm Verbeek


December 18, 2014 9:42 am ET

Sweden's Indutrade AB has purchased all the shares in Belgium's Verbeeck Packaging Group.

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Röchling buys two UK firms


December 18, 2014 9:24 am ET

Germany's Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG has expanded its presence in the high-performance plastics market by acquiring two British firms — Fibracon Twin Ltd. and Insoll Components Ltd.

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Bubbles add some flair to 'Plain Jane' PET bottles


December 17, 2014 1:05 pm ET

Ron Puvak and the folks over at Plastic Technologies Inc. see big things coming from some very tiny bubbles.

McCann expanding in Ohio


December 17, 2014 11:59 am ET

Compounding firm McCann Plastics will spend $1.2 million on an expansion project that will create 15 new jobs at its plant in Green, Ohio.

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Plastics News by the year: 2005


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

As Plastics News marks its 25th year of publication, we take a year-by-year look back at some of the events, people and curious coincidences that have shown up its its pages. This year: 2005.

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Bayer launches PC sheet production in Guangzhou, China


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has started its new polycarbonate sheet production plant at its Guangzhou, China, site.

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Toasting the best and worst of 2014


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

The plastics industry offered some amusing distractions too, but maybe you were too busy actually working to notice. That's OK, we keep track. Ladies and gentlemen: the 2014 Plastic Globe awards:

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New extruders, repelletizer to improve production for InterGroup


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

InterGroup International Ltd. will install new, larger extruders and repelletizers at all three of its plastic scrap recycling locations in 2015.

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Investments allow UK's Jayplas to keep recycling supply chain at home


December 17, 2014 9:32 am ET

Corby, England-based plastics recycler Jayplas has announced the completion of a new extrusion and printing plant, together with a new packaging division designed to build its nationwide recycling infrastructure.

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Ecojug trims HDPE from milk jugs


December 17, 2014 8:57 am ET

United Diary Inc. has saved 1.7 million pounds of high density polythylene during the production of 80 million of its new Ecojug milk jug design since January 2013.

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