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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.

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Amcor unveils hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures


December 17, 2014 8:47 am ET

Amcor Rigid Plastics has developed hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures — which the company claims is a first for food packaging.

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Ohio's PTI offering PET services in Southeast Asia


December 11, 2014 12:31 pm ET

Plastic Technologies Inc. is partnering with Hemetek Techno Instruments of Mumbai, India, to provide PET package evaluation services in Southeast Asia.

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Blow molder Pretium Packaging buying Tri-Delta Plastics


December 10, 2014 6:28 pm ET

Blow molder Pretium Packaging LLC has purchased Tri-Delta Plastics, in a deal that extends Pretium into new markets and product categories.

Mold maker considering future Mexican service center


December 10, 2014 12:42 pm ET

Canadian mold maker StackTeck Systems Ltd. of Brampton, Ontario, is optimistic enough about the Mexican market to be thinking about setting up a service operation in the country.

Packaging machinery sees 4-6 percent growth in Mexico


December 10, 2014 12:39 pm ET

The Mexican market for flexible and rigid packaging machinery is growing at a rate of 4 to 6 percent a year, according to Steffen Sieber, senior sales manager of Brückner Maschinenbau GmbH & Co KG, of Siegsdorf, Germany.

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OSHA investigating death at Berry Plastics plant


December 9, 2014 11:39 am ET

UPDATED — The identity and cause of death of a man killed in an accident at a Berry Plastics Corp. site in Henderson has been released.

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Clear Lam adds co-packaging capabilities


December 8, 2014 2:22 pm ET

Clear Lam Packaging Inc. is investing $2 million to create a co-packing facility and innovation center at the company's Elk Grove Village, Ill., manufacturing site.

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Global pouch demand


December 8, 2014 9:41 am ET

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UK project takes aim at recycling flexible packaging, warns it will take time


December 5, 2014 11:19 am ET

A new United Kingdom project hopes to “significantly improve” the recyclability of flexible packaging and divert more of it away from landfill, although it anticipates it will take at least a decade to reach the point where this figure...

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