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Nampak wins sustainability award


April 2, 2014 9:54 am ET

Nampak Plastics Europe Ltd. received the Sir Peter Parker Award for sustainable business leadership at the Sustainable City Awards. The firm's Infini bottle was also highly commended in the Responsible Waste Management category.

Bemis Co. sells paper packaging unit


April 1, 2014 3:19 pm ET

Bemis Co. Inc. has completed the sale of its Paper Packaging division to Hood Packaging Corp.

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For detergent makers, 'green' is in the bag


April 1, 2014 2:22 pm ET

For the makers of Savvy Green laundry and dishwasher detergents, their product's message wouldn't be complete without the right packaging.

Worker killed at Ontario blow molder


March 30, 2014 2:47 pm ET

A workplace incident at Woodbridge, Ontario, blow molder CRS Plastics Ltd. left a woman employee dead.

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Sports teams play ball. Sustainably


March 28, 2014 11:57 am ET

At major league ballparks across the country, teams are increasingly using and promoting the use of compostable plastics and recycling as part of a move to reduce the amount of refuse going to landfills, which in turn lowers their operating costs.

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UK's Tesco puts its eggs in PET basket


March 27, 2014 10:19 am ET

England's Tesco supermarket chain is introducing egg cartons made from recycled PET bottles in a bid to reduce the number of broken eggs and halt pack damage.

Spell Capital buys plastic drain tile maker


March 25, 2014 5:14 pm ET

GAF Manufacturing LLC, which does business as Midwest Plastics Products, has been acquired by Minneapolis-based Spell Capital Private Equity in a leveraged transaction with management.

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U.S. protective packaging demand


March 24, 2014 9:17 am ET

U.S. protective packaging demand

Berry Plastics buying Rexam's remaining healthcare operation


March 24, 2014 7:20 am ET

Berry Plastics Group Inc. is buying the containers and closures division of Rexam plc's healthcare operation for $135 million in cash, London-based Rexam announced on March 24.

Anchor Packaging reports factory fatality


March 24, 2014 5:15 pm ET

Food packaging major Anchor Packaging Inc. reported a fatality at its Paragould, Ark., facility. Anchor said March 24 that Lori Turner died as a result of an unspecified incident the evening of March 23.

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