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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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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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Through transition, R&D/Leverage has kept its identity


October 6, 2014 4:06 pm ET

LEE'S SUMMIT, MO. — About six years ago, R&D/Leverage made a decision to rebrand to emphasize that the company was much more than a tool shop. That part of the company's story is well known by now. But what's sometimes forgotten is how the...

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Blow molder wraps up expansion project


September 24, 2014 4:48 pm ET

Blow molder Apex Plastics recently invested $1.5 million in expansion projects for future growth.

Exo-s buys injection and blow molder in Mexico, expands footprint


September 19, 2014 2:15 pm ET

Custom molder Exo-s Inc. has bought an injection and blow molding operation in San Juan del Rio, Querétaro, Mexico.

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Vanee Foods adding hot-fill line


September 15, 2014 1:55 pm ET

Vanee Foods Co. expects to have a new hot-fill bottling line operational at its Broadview, Ill., facility by the end of this month.

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W. Amsler Equipment adds CNC capability


September 8, 2014 1:40 pm ET

RICHMOND HILL, ONTARIO — W. Amsler Equipment Inc. has added its first computer numerically controlled milling machine — a key investment as the maker of all-electric blow molding machines plays to its strength as a North American...

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German drum maker opens facility in Indonesia


September 4, 2014 11:52 am ET

Selters, Germany-based Schütz GmbH & Co. KGaA, a plastic and steel transport packaging manufacturer, has announced the opening of its production facility in Indonesia.

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Promens restructuring blow molding operations in Germany


September 3, 2014 11:14 am ET

Icelandic packaging and automotive parts molder Promens hf has announced it will open a new plant near Magdeburg, Germany this year, replacing two outdated units in the country.

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Blow molder Exo-s completes $4 million expansion of Coldwater plant


September 2, 2014 2:58 pm ET

Custom molder Exo-s Inc. has completed a $4 million expansion of its Coldwater, Mich., blow molding operation.

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