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Consolidated Container comes back from a fire


June 6, 2014 1:13 pm ET

Sept. 18, 2013, is etched in CCC company history. It was the day that the Berwick plant burned thanks to a massive electrical shortage called an arc flash that sent sparks into the building's old, wooden rafters. It was the day the company decided...

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Myers selling lawn & garden business, buying blow molder Scepter


June 2, 2014 12:23 pm ET

Myers Industries Inc. plans to boost its stake in plastic fuel tanks in an acquisition of Scepter Corp. and Scepter Manufacturing LLC.

Low cost energy powering expansion at Berry Plastics bottle plant


May 29, 2014 2:45 pm ET

A unit of Berry Plastics Group Inc. is using the promise of low-cost power from the state of New York to help fuel expansion at a bottle-making site.

Plastic Omnium expanding in Tennessee, Kansas


May 27, 2014 9:34 am ET

The automotive exteriors unit of molder Plastic Omnium SA plans to build a new $65 million facility in Chattanooga, Tenn., while its Inergy fuel systems plant will invest more than $5 million in Fairfax, Kan., the company has announced.

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Plastic blow molded bottles per application


May 27, 2014 3:31 pm ET

Plastic blow molded bottles per application

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Blow molders in Mexico looking to add more technology, automation


May 27, 2014 11:59 am ET

John McCormick, president of Canadian blow molding industry supplier Proco Machinery Inc., believes blow molders in Mexico are reaching a familiar turning point. And that's good news for his company.

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Uniloy, Big 3 announce partnership


May 23, 2014 2:24 pm ET

TECUMSEH, MICH. — A new partnership between Uniloy and mold supplier Big 3 Precision Products Inc. — to develop hot-runner and coinjection technology in the injection blow molding segment — shows how Uniloy’s parent company,...

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P&G, Plastipak and Parakah Agro win DuPont packaging honors


May 16, 2014 12:31 pm ET

DuPont Co. presented its annual awards for packaging, honoring the pouches, bottles, caps and cans that are changing the packaging world. on May 15.

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Belgian firm has a new twist on 'washing up' and marine debris


May 14, 2014 10:19 am ET

Logoplaste SA and 'green' Belgian detergents brand Ecover have developed a liquid soap bottle made from reclaimed ocean plastic.

Private equity firm buys global drum and IBC molder


May 12, 2014 2:02 pm ET

Private equity firm Clayton, Dubilier & Rice LLC is acquiring Mauser Group, an industrial packaging company that makes plastic packaging, drums and intermediate bulk containers, from Dubai International Capital LLC.

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