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Profit dips at Bemis Co. Inc.


January 29, 2015 2:04 pm ET

Profit dipped for Bemis Co. Inc. for all of 2014, but were up during the fourth quarter in what the company's leader called a “pivotal year.”

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Plastics News Now: Losing weight with style, plastics in the Dragons' Den


January 29, 2015 6:00 am ET

A 19-year-old entrepreneur brings business to a U.K. injection molder after winning support on TV's Dragons' Den, auto suppliers combine high end looks and light weight technology and Blue Clover reaches out to packaging firms with design....

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African equity fund invests in Kenya's General Plastics


January 28, 2015 4:24 pm ET

An African investment fund specializing in agriculture has invested in Kenyan packaging firm General Plastics Ltd. to provide funds to expand in the region, the companies announced Jan. 28.

M&A deals in packaging hit record


January 28, 2015 1:49 pm ET

It's good to be in packaging these days. More precisely, it's good to be in packaging and decide to sell or merge.

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Major packaging merger includes plastics operations


January 26, 2015 12:24 pm ET

A merger of packaging companies MeadWestvaco Corp. and Rock-Tenn Inc. will create a new company with nearly $16 billion in annual sales.

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MonoSol optimistic it can reach new markets with water soluble films


January 26, 2015 4:46 pm ET

MonoSol LLC — riding a wave of growth spurred on by the rapid adoption of water soluble detergent packets in recent years — is looking to the future for its next big hit.

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Oxo-biodegradable lobby slams 'scaremongering'


January 26, 2015 12:16 pm ET

Single-use plastic carrier bags made from biodegradable material should be exempted from the government’s proposed 5p-a-bag levy in England, supporters of biodegradable plastic said today.

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Berry's rebranded Blue Clover expands packaging design reach


January 23, 2015 1:59 pm ET

As design director of Berry Plastics Corp.'s rebranded packaging design studio, Scott Fisher believes the new name of Blue Clover Studios cuts the heart of the studio's mission of being different.

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Esterform buys Constar UK, doubles PET preform capacity


January 23, 2015 10:07 am ET

Constar UK, once part of global packaging firm Constar International Holdings LLC, has a new owner.

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Delia to take over as CEO at Amcor


January 22, 2015 10:27 am ET

There will be a leadership change at the helm of Australian packaging company Amcor Ltd. starting in July.

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