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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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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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Report predicts growth for flexible packaging


August 21, 2014 12:34 pm ET

Flexible packaging in the United States grew last year and is expected to continue to grow this year, according to a new report by the Flexible Packaging Association.

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Flexible film waste-to-oil pilot project continuing in California


August 19, 2014 3:19 pm ET

A recent decision to discontinue operations at a plastics waste-to-oil site in Portland, Ore., is not impacting a pilot program aimed at hard-to-recycle plastics in California.

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Prolamina adds pouching machine


August 19, 2014 10:53 am ET

Flexible packaging company Prolamina Corp. has a new pouching machine in its manufacturing arsenal.

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Cardia Bioplastics opening bag manufacturing plant in Brazil


August 19, 2014 9:31 am ET

Australia's Cardia Bioplastics Ltd. says the high demand for environmentally friendly bags has prompted it to set up a film and bag plant in São Paulo, Brazil, which is due to start production in September 2014.

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Acoustiblok soundly defeats cable show competitors


August 15, 2014 12:02 pm ET

Did you hear what happened when an ear-piercing train horn was enclosed in a flexible plastic membrane only a quarter-inch thick? Nothing.

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Film maker BPI cuts its own packaging use by a third


August 12, 2014 10:37 am ET

British film manufacturer BPI Polythene Industries plc has cut its packaging waste by one third in the past six years, the company has revealed.

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Jinming licenses Dow PVDC technology


August 11, 2014 3:18 pm ET

Guangdong Jinming Machinery Co. Ltd. said it is poised to becoming the first Chinese machinery manufacturer to master polyvinylidene chloride (PVDC) processing technology, thanks to a licensing agreement with Dow Chemical Co.

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