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Fire adds to woes forcing Hedwin into Chapter 11, planned sale


April 9, 2014 3:41 pm ET

A generations-old industrial plastics packaging company, which has been owned by employees for the past decade, is under bankruptcy court protection as a sale to long-time associate is in the works.

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Capri Sun going clear to reassure buyers


April 9, 2014 2:00 pm ET

Capri Sun is embracing transparency — literally and figuratively.

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Post-consumer film recycling up 1 percent in 2012


April 3, 2014 4:59 pm ET

New word from the Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council puts recycling of post-consumer film packaging at 1.02 billion pounds in 2012, a hike of 56 percent since 2005, but just 1 percent over 2011, the trade group said.

Mauser increases share of its China JV


April 2, 2014 12:24 pm ET

Industrial packaging producer Mauser Group is increasing its share in its Shanghai joint venture from 32.5 percent to 50 percent.

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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.

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