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Bemis' product strategy paying off with record earnings per share


July 24, 2014 2:56 pm ET

Bemis Co. Inc. is feeling good about itself these days as the flexible packaging and pressure sensitive materials firm is posting record earnings per share.

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Sealed Air moving headquarters, 1,200 jobs to Charlotte, N.C.


July 23, 2014 2:06 pm ET

Sealed Air Corp. — which is known for its Bubble Wrap brand — is moving its headquarters from Elmwood Park, N.J., to Charlotte, N.C., and in the process planning to relocate more than 1,200 jobs.

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Successful packaging is about more than the materials you use


July 23, 2014 1:49 pm ET

“People do not forget how packaging makes them feel," says Marla Donahue. "Remember how frustrated you felt when you couldn't get that packaging open?

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Beer maker Carlsberg enlists suppliers for 'upcycling' project


July 22, 2014 11:14 am ET

Carlsberg Breweries A/S in Denmark has started an ambitious project with its suppliers to optimize its packaging for the purpose of “upcycling.”

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Global market for plastic containers to top 46 million metric tons by 2021


July 22, 2014 10:56 am ET

German research company Ceresana has released a study saying that it expects the global market for plastic containers to rise to 46.2 million metric tons in 2021.

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Portugal's Gepack setting up PET packaging facility in Arizona


July 18, 2014 3:32 pm ET

Gepack, a maker of PET bottles in Portugal, is setting up new a manufacturing facility in Arizona.

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Companies save cost and material with reusable packaging


July 15, 2014 4:31 pm ET

A pair of companies are being recognized for their “measurable and significant cost and environmental savings” by the Reusable Packaging Association.

Blow molder helps Mrs. Dash use less resin


July 15, 2014 4:27 pm ET

Meredith-Springfield Associates Inc., an extrusion and stretch blow molder in Ludlow, Mass., helped Mrs. Dash PET spice bottles thin down.

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Kazakhstan blow molder adds first hot-fill line


July 15, 2014 4:22 pm ET

Sidel Group has supplied a SBO heat-resistance blow molding machine and a Matrix hot filler to the first hot-fill line with slurry dosing to be installed in Kazakhstan and central Asia, saving Galanz Bottlers $1.4 million a year.

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Pact Group bringing forward new packaging, looking at acquisitions


July 15, 2014 11:07 am ET

Australian packaging company Pact Group Ltd.'s high density polyethylene milk bottle design is on its way to amassing a trophy cabinet full of awards.

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