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Megadyne buying Belt Corp. of America


August 26, 2014 10:35 am ET

In a move aimed at building its specialty belting manufacturing and fabrication operations, Jason Industrial Inc. — Megadyne SpA's wholly owned U.S. manufacturing, sales and distribution arm — will purchase Belt Corp. of America from...

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Sonoco buys Germany's Weidenhammer, plans for thin-walled packaging growth


August 25, 2014 1:41 pm ET

Sonoco Products Co.'s acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group GmbH of Germany includes plastic packaging technology that the company is targeting for growth in the United States.

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Deceuninck buys PVC window maker Pimas, adds capacity in Turkey, Russia


August 25, 2014 2:26 pm ET

European building products manufacturer Deceuninck Group has acquired 81.2 percent of Pimas Plastik Insaat Malzemeleri AS, the leading PVC window profile producer in Turkey, for about 57.7 million Turkish lira ($26.5 million).

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Private equity firm buys Berlin Packaging


August 25, 2014 11:36 am ET

Private equity firm Oak Hill Capital Partners plans to buy rigid packaging distributor Berlin Packaging LLC for $1.43 billion.

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A123 Systems re-energizes its future


August 25, 2014 10:40 am ET

Battery maker A123 Systems LLC has new leadership and a new strategy expected to help the company generate just above a net zero cash flow on revenue of $200 million in 2014, compared to a loss of $100 million in 2013 and $300 million in 2013.

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Coveris makes another flexible packaging buy


August 22, 2014 9:34 am ET

Coveris Holdings is continuing its rapid acquisition pace, this time picking up flexible print specialist Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd. to boost its European offerings.

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German injection molders Metz-Werke and Inotech to collaborate


August 21, 2014 11:47 am ET

German injection molding companies Metz-Werke GmbH & Co. KG and Inotech Kunststofftechnik GmbH have announced that they have joined forces to bring their clients a larger range of services.

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Inteplast expands in corrugated sheet with Coroplast deal


August 21, 2014 5:28 pm ET

Packaging major Inteplast Group has acquired its main competitor in corrugated plastic sheet, Coroplast Inc. Inteplast gets corrugated sheet plants in Vanceburg, Ky., and Granby, Quebec, as well as Coroplast's headquarters in Chicago.

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NanoHolding, Applied Nanotech merge to form PEN Inc.


August 21, 2014 4:44 pm ET

Nanotechnology firms NanoHolding Inc. and Applied Nanotech Holdings Inc. are merging to create PEN Inc., a publicly held firm whose product mix will include plastic-based nanocomposites and films.

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German firms combine hybrid part expertise


August 21, 2014 11:18 am ET

L. Possehl & Co.'s acquisition of TPS Technical Plastic Systems GmbH will bring together companies which specialize in the manufacture of hybrid plastic-metal components for the automotive industry.

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