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British consumers still want their squeeze bottles when it comes to ketchup


April 16, 2014 10:02 am ET

Research commissioned by the British Plastics Federation's packaging group shows that when it comes to the nation's favorite tomato ketchup, 77 percent of consumers would rather squeeze it out of a plastic container than shake it out of a glass...

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Austria's Greiner building a foothold in the US rigid packaging market


April 15, 2014 1:22 pm ET

Greiner Packaging International GmbH, one of Europe's largest makers of rigid plastic packaging, now wants to make its mark in the United States.

Fallmann named president of Consolidated Container


April 14, 2014 3:27 pm ET

Sean Fallmann, described by Consolidated Container Co. as “a seasoned packaging executive,” takes over as president and CEO of the blow molded plastic packaging company April 28.

Casey Container signs stock deal to help launch future production


April 10, 2014 3:34 pm ET

Casey Container Corp. continues to try to build on its plan to offer biodegradable plastic containers, announcing that it has signed a $10 million stock purchase agreement with an investment group that wants to remain anonymous until the deal closes.

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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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Sidel sees potential for PET in Africa


April 8, 2014 8:24 am ET

Liquid packaging specialist, Sidel Group, is targeting Africa's beverage market — a territory that the company believes is ripe for growth.

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Continental's blow molding acquisitions will help with future small engines


April 4, 2014 12:54 pm ET

One of the world’s biggest auto suppliers is shoring up its position in the blow molding industry. Continental AG’s ContiTech division has announced it is buying Inotec Innovative Technologie GmbH and Präzisionstechnik Geithain GmbH,...

French auto supplier Actuaplast expanding in U.S., China


April 2, 2014 9:58 am ET

French injection molder Actuaplast has launched a new production facility in Dongguan, China, and is planning to set up a new plant in the Detroit area in the U.S., according to Ronan Pérennou, the company's chief executive.

Auto supplier Continental building 'technology center for blow molding'


April 1, 2014 3:26 pm ET

Continental AG's ContiTech unit announced April 1 that it is buying Inotec Innovative Technologie GmbH and Präzisionstechnik Geithain GmbH for an undisclosed amount.

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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