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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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Tetra Pak emphasizes renewable packaging materials in new campaign


July 10, 2014 1:10 pm ET

Tetra Pak Inc. is launching a new campaign to promote the importance of responsible material sourcing in the consumer products goods industry.

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Millennials help push pouch growth


July 10, 2014 11:19 am ET

The pouch, once considered a minor player in the packaging world, is a niche no more.

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Huhtamaki buying company with plants in India and United Arab Emirates


July 8, 2014 5:08 pm ET

For Huhtamäki Oyj, the decision to buy flexible packaging maker Positive Packaging is all about going where its customers are heading.

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Illinois film extruder adding second line


July 8, 2014 11:13 am ET

Polyethylene blown film producer Elite Extrusion Technology Inc. is installing its second line and targets an Aug. 1 startup.

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Transilwrap purchases film maker MetPro


July 3, 2014 1:18 pm ET

Specialty films converter Transilwrap Co. Inc. has expanded globally by purchasing MetPro Group, which makes protective packaging products that prevent moisture and corrosion on everything from plastic and paper to steel and aluminum.

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