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Comar merging with Convergence Packaging


October 21, 2014 5:07 pm ET

A couple of plastic packaging companies owned by private investment firm Graham Partners are merging into a single entity.

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US rigid bulk packaging demand


October 20, 2014 11:06 am ET

US rigid bulk packaging demand

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PolyOne denies report it's bidding for Klöckner Pentaplast


October 16, 2014 11:44 am ET

UPDATED — Compounding leader PolyOne Corp. is denying a report that it bid as much as $2 billion for film and sheet major Klöckner Pentaplast Group.

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New Amcor, Method project taking sustainability to a platinum level


October 16, 2014 11:28 am ET

Amcor Rigid Plastics will have a bottle production operation within a factory which is aiming to be the world's first LEED platinum certified manufacturing facility in its industry.

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Peiyu looks at Vietnam expansion


October 15, 2014 11:21 am ET

Taiwanese packaging firm Peiyu Plastics Corp. is making a big bet on Vietnam, with plans to significantly upgrade its factory there to tap local markets and use it as a base to get around Taiwan's relative political isolation in world trade deals.

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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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