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Michigan thermoformer moving into larger location


February 25, 2015 4:04 pm ET

Thermoformer Display Pack Inc. has purchased a large manufacturing building in Cedar Springs, Mich.

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Tekni-Plex buying Galazzi pharmaceutical film and tape units


February 25, 2015 3:13 pm ET

Italy's Tekni-Plex Europe NV, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Tekni-Plex Inc., has announced that its plan to acquire Gallazzi SpA's Italian-based pharmaceutical blister film and adhesive tape substrate film businesses has been approved by Italian...

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Referendum on bag ban going to California voters


February 24, 2015 6:34 pm ET

California's voters, not legislators, will be the ones to ultimately decide on the state's plastic bag ban.

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US film recycling leaps 11 percent


February 24, 2015 9:00 am ET

UPDATED — Post-consumer plastic film packaging recycling jumped 11 percent year-over-year, according to new findings from the American Chemistry Council.

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Technology helped Cosmetic Specialties solve tool room problems


February 24, 2015 1:10 pm ET

LAKE LAS VEGAS, NEV. — A private equity guy now loves running an injection molding factory.

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Pretium Packaging buying North Carolina-based Intertech


February 23, 2015 4:08 pm ET

Pretium Packaging LLC, a custom blow molder that makes rigid plastic containers and closures, has acquired Intertech Corp., a privately owned manufacturer of proprietary plastic bottles based in Greensboro, N.C.

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Nypro looks for long-term relationships with brand owners


February 23, 2015 2:31 pm ET

ATLANTA — Nypro Packaging isn’t out for the quick-hit, fast buck. Far from it, according to Joe Stodola, vice president of global business development for the plastic packaging maker, a unit of Jabil Circuit Inc.

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Indevco sets up US plastics factory


February 20, 2015 2:40 pm ET

Lebanese packaging conglomerate Indevco Group is investing at least $13 million in a plastics factory in Texas, focusing on packaging for the petrochemical industry, according to the company and local economic development officials.

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Blow molders boost demand for recycled PET


February 20, 2015 2:32 pm ET

ATLANTA — The market for using recycled PET in bottle applications is getting stronger every year, which means the quality level of the recycled material needs to be as high as possible, according to one industry expert.

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Demographics, convenience help spur growth in pouch packaging


February 20, 2015 2:26 pm ET

ATLANTA — When Dennis Calamusa started in the flexible pouch and machinery business more than 20 years ago, he could point to one example of success on supermarket shelves. Capri Sun.

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