Packaging
RSS

Image

NY packaging company aims for zero waste


September 16, 2014 1:36 pm ET

Plastic folding carton maker Diamond Packaging is no longer sending any manufacturing waste to landfills.

Image

Flexibility for complexity key for Brampton


September 16, 2014 11:26 am ET

Blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc. is well positioned to meet growing demand for complex film structures, highly customized packaging that requires short runs and new markets such as pouches, according to top executive Gary Hughes.

Image

Here's a peek behind our 2014 film & sheet ranking


September 15, 2014 1:22 pm ET

Today Plastics News publishes its annual ranking of North American Film and Sheet Manufacturers. Let's look at some interesting numbers behind the ranking.

Image

DS Smith adds to footprint with Croatian injection molding acquisition


September 10, 2014 2:05 pm ET

DS Smith plc, the London-headquartered packaging giant, has announced the acquisition of Kaplast dd, a Croatian injection molding company.

Image

Par-Pak Europe buys Holfeld Plastics


September 10, 2014 1:58 pm ET

Holfeld Plastics Ltd., the Ireland-based packaging manufacturer, has been bought by Par-Pak Europe (PPE) for an undisclosed sum.

Image

With help from Coke, Virent boosts production of bio-based paraxylene


September 9, 2014 4:52 pm ET

WASHINGTON — Bioplastics developer Virent is ramping up operations in Madison, Wis., thanks to additional investment from Coca-Cola Co.

Image

Chicago molder certified as woman-owned company


September 9, 2014 1:41 pm ET

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) has certified Magenta LLC as a woman-owned business.

Image

W. Amsler Equipment adds CNC capability


September 8, 2014 1:40 pm ET

RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO — W. Amsler Equipment Inc. has added its first computer numerically controlled milling machine — a key investment as the maker of all-electric blow molding machines plays to its strength as a North American...

Image

Bemis Co. Inc. selling pressure-sensitive materials business


September 8, 2014 9:51 am ET

Bemis Co. Inc. is selling off its pressure-sensitive materials business in a move that will raise cash to help expand the company's flexible packaging business.

Image

Pact ponders purchase of Indonesian manufacturer


September 8, 2014 2:58 pm ET

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Pact Group Holdings Ltd., Australia's largest rigid plastic packaging manufacturer, is conducting due diligence with a view to buying Indonesia's main rigid plastics manufacturer.

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events

Newsletters

Select from the list below to subscribe to customized Plastics News e-mail news alerts. Check the options you wish to receive.

View samples of all eNewsletters »

More Newsletters