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Kydex, Allen Extruders joined under Sekisui SPI name


September 17, 2014 4:12 pm ET

Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd. is combining plastic sheet makers Kydex LLC and Allen Extruders LLC under one roof as Sekisui SPI.

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American Renolit sees steady gains in the film market


September 16, 2014 11:51 am ET

American Renolit Corp. has changed its product mix, changed its customer base and managed to grow in a market that was initially skeptical about the capabilities of calendered film.

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Flexibility for complexity key for Brampton


September 16, 2014 11:26 am ET

Blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc. is well positioned to meet growing demand for complex film structures, highly customized packaging that requires short runs and new markets such as pouches, according to top executive Gary Hughes.

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Primex finds success among diverse product offerings


September 15, 2014 3:09 pm ET

What was once a run-down stretch of road in Richmond, Ind., has given way to building after building of extrusion machinery at Primex Plastics Corp. that's churning out different thicknesses and types of plastics for a wide variety of end uses.

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Primex names new tech center after John Farber, a steady supporter


September 15, 2014 3:00 pm ET

RICHMOND, IND. — John J. Farber was there when Primex Plastics Corp. was founded in 1965. And he has been a steady source of support for the company’s growth ever since, according to company officials.

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Here's a peek behind our 2014 film & sheet ranking


September 15, 2014 1:22 pm ET

Today Plastics News publishes its annual ranking of North American Film and Sheet Manufacturers. Let's look at some interesting numbers behind the ranking.

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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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Detroit's skyline gets vinyl wrapping


September 8, 2014 1:07 pm ET

The 280 feet tall and 125 wide wrap around the Renaissance Center is a perforated vinyl window film applied to the exterior of glass.

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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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Report: Global nylon film market at $1.1 billion


September 4, 2014 11:32 am ET

PCI Films Consulting Ltd. has released a new report on the nylon film market. The global BOPA film market is worth an estimated $1.1 billion according to PCI and the author of the report, Simon King, said: “In today's BOPA film market users...

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