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Amcor buys Chinese flexible packaging plant


December 18, 2014 1:47 pm ET

Australian-based global packaging company Amcor Ltd. is buying a Chinese flexible packaging business for 211 million RMB (US$31.4 million).

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Amcor unveils hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures


December 17, 2014 8:47 am ET

Amcor Rigid Plastics has developed hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures — which the company claims is a first for food packaging.

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Barex closure fast tracks barrier film alternatives


November 11, 2014 1:53 pm ET

UPDATED — Australian packaging company Amcor Ltd. is developing its own films that do not use Barex resin in the wake of an announcement its Barex supplier will close its Lima, Ohio factory early next year.

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PET bottles, flasks and an HDPE cooler take top honors in blow molding


October 23, 2014 2:39 pm ET

The Society of Plastics Engineers' Blow Molding Division presented awards to packaging innovations like triangular bottles, flask containers for Jack Daniels, an industrial products line a game table and a giant ice cooler.

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Packaging specialist Amcor hits sustainability goals ahead of schedule


October 23, 2014 11:15 am ET

Global packaging company Amcor Ltd. has achieved its waste reduction goals two years ahead of schedule, according to the company's new sustainability report.

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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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Amcor planning more growth in Asia


September 30, 2014 10:24 am ET

Flexible packaging firm Amcor Ltd. is rapidly expanding its presence in the Asian market. The company's top official in the region said it will soon announce plans for a new plant.

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Amcor buys Indonesian packaging firm Bella


May 7, 2014 8:43 am ET

Packaging giant Amcor Ltd. has entered into an agreement to buy an Indonesian flexible packaging business, Jakarta-based Bella Prima Packaging Ltd., for A$27 million (US$25.2 million).

Amcor’s Detmold acquisition to go ahead


February 21, 2014 12:15 pm ET

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Australia’s competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), will not oppose Amcor Ltd.’s proposed A$50 million acquisition of Detmold Flexibles Pty. Ltd., a unit of Adelaide-based Detmold Group.

Plastipak Packaging buying Constar International


February 7, 2014 2:06 pm ET

Plymouth, Mich.-based Plastipak Packaging Inc. has emerged as the successful bidder for the U.S. assets of blow molder Constar International Holdings LLC.

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