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Badger buys competitor Joseph Homa


September 17, 2014 4:04 pm ET

Badger Plug Co. has extended its protective plugs customer base by acquiring and closing a rival, Joseph Homa Consultants Inc. of Montreal.

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ZF finalizes deal to buy TRW, creating another global auto supply giant


September 15, 2014 1:09 pm ET

TRW Automotive Holdings, in a supply chain megadeal that has been in the works since mid-July, said Sept. 15 it has agreed to be acquired by German supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG for $13.5 billion in cash.

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Germany's Lehmann & Voss buys U.S.-based Performance Compounding


September 12, 2014 11:36 am ET

German compounding firm Lehmann & Voss & Co. KG has acquired Performance Compounding LLC for an undisclosed price.

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ATS goes global with acquisition of M+W Process Automation


September 10, 2014 2:49 pm ET

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc., a maker of factory automation systems in Cambridge, Ontario, has agreed to buy a German company M+W Process Automation GmbH and ProFocus LLC, an automation contractor that serves manufacturing and process-based...

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DS Smith adds to footprint with Croatian injection molding acquisition


September 10, 2014 2:05 pm ET

DS Smith plc, the London-headquartered packaging giant, has announced the acquisition of Kaplast dd, a Croatian injection molding company.

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Par-Pak Europe buys Holfeld Plastics


September 10, 2014 1:58 pm ET

Holfeld Plastics Ltd., the Ireland-based packaging manufacturer, has been bought by Par-Pak Europe (PPE) for an undisclosed sum.

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Bemis Co. Inc. selling pressure-sensitive materials business


September 8, 2014 9:51 am ET

Bemis Co. Inc. is selling off its pressure-sensitive materials business in a move that will raise cash to help expand the company's flexible packaging business.

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Pact ponders purchase of Indonesian manufacturer


September 8, 2014 2:58 pm ET

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Pact Group Holdings Ltd., Australia's largest rigid plastic packaging manufacturer, is conducting due diligence with a view to buying Indonesia's main rigid plastics manufacturer.

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Germany's Ter Plastics acquires Poland-based Polimarky


September 8, 2014 1:08 pm ET

Herne, Germany-based Ter Plastics Polymer Group (part of the Hamburg-based Ter Group) has announced that it has acquired the majority of Poland’s Polimarky Performance Polymers in Rogoznica.

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Report: investment firms interested in Klöckner


September 5, 2014 12:26 pm ET

Three investment firms are considering making an offer for plastic film maker Klöckner Pentaplast Group, according to a Bloomberg news report.

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