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Study predicts rigid bulk packaging market will hit $7.3 billion by 2018


October 14, 2014 2:37 pm ET

Rigid bulk packaging — of which plastic is the leading material used — is expected to increase by 4 percent annually in the United States in the years ahead, according to a new report.

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Cosmo Films evaluating coating in US


October 14, 2014 6:00 am ET

Cosmo Films Ltd. may start chemical coating of films in the United States.

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P&G wants to double level of recycled resin in its packaging


October 13, 2014 4:32 pm ET

Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble Co. is out with expanded sustainability goals, including a desire to double the company's use of recycled resin in plastic packaging.

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Coveris exits resin resale business


October 13, 2014 7:05 am ET

Packaging group Coveris Holdings will exit its resin resale business which currently operates under the company's Food & Consumer business unit.

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Companies, SPI working together to get plastics recycling story out


October 9, 2014 11:25 am ET

The plastics market has a good story to tell where recycling is concerned. The challenging part is getting that story heard.

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Technimark opens third plant in Mexico


October 9, 2014 2:33 pm ET

Rigid packaging injection molder Technimark LLC has opened its third manufacturing plant in Mexico, investing $5 million in a new 93,000 square-foot facility in Silao, 216 miles northwest of Mexico City.

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Mergers & acquisitions continuing a hot streak in closures business


October 7, 2014 1:47 pm ET

Mergers and acquisitions in the plastics industry continue at a torrid pace, extending a years-long run that's been fueled to a large degree by private equity money and strong credit markets.

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ACH Foam Technologies building second Wisconsin plant


October 7, 2014 4:06 pm ET

ACH Foam Technologies LLC will add a second facility in Fond du Lac, Wis., to manufacture expanded polystyrene for construction and packaging applications.

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Lindar investing in new equipment, larger production capabilities


October 7, 2014 2:54 pm ET

Thermoformer Lindar Corp. is tackling larger parts business with a multimillion dollar investment.

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California thermoformer expanding into the Midwest


October 6, 2014 4:14 pm ET

A California-based packaging company is expanding into the Midwest thanks to phenomenal growth in recent years. Plastic Package Inc. expects its second facility to be up in running next month in La Porte, Ind., through a $1.3 million project.

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