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Tekni-Plex buying Galazzi pharmaceutical film and tape units


February 25, 2015 3:13 pm ET

Italy's Tekni-Plex Europe NV, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Tekni-Plex Inc., has announced that its plan to acquire Gallazzi SpA's Italian-based pharmaceutical blister film and adhesive tape substrate film businesses has been approved by Italian...

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US film recycling leaps 11 percent


February 24, 2015 9:00 am ET

UPDATED — Post-consumer plastic film packaging recycling jumped 11 percent year-over-year, according to new findings from the American Chemistry Council.

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Armstrong World splitting into two companies


February 23, 2015 2:17 pm ET

Armstrong World Industries Inc. is splitting into two publicly traded companies with one concentrated on flooring and the other on ceilings and building products.

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Indevco sets up US plastics factory


February 20, 2015 2:40 pm ET

Lebanese packaging conglomerate Indevco Group is investing at least $13 million in a plastics factory in Texas, focusing on packaging for the petrochemical industry, according to the company and local economic development officials.

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Demographics, convenience help spur growth in pouch packaging


February 20, 2015 2:26 pm ET

ATLANTA — When Dennis Calamusa started in the flexible pouch and machinery business more than 20 years ago, he could point to one example of success on supermarket shelves. Capri Sun.

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T.O. Plastics targets niche food packaging markets for growth in coming years


February 18, 2015 10:11 am ET

T.O. Plastics Inc. is ready to expand in food packaging to fuel growth over the next several years.

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Aussie packaging giant's profit prompts share buyback


February 17, 2015 2:58 pm ET

Australian-based global packaging giant Amcor Ltd. will conduct a US$500 million share buyback after posting a healthy post-tax profit of US$321.3 million for the six months to Dec. 31.

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Hosokawa Alpine buys Anton Kolb


February 9, 2015 2:23 pm ET

Hosokawa Alpine AG, the German maker of blown film machinery, has acquired Anton Kolb Maschinenbau GmbH, which manufactures downstream products such as takeoff units, winders, unwind stations and other equipment for flat film and blown film.

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Recycler Parc targets mulit-layer laminated films with new technology


February 9, 2015 1:52 pm ET

Romeoville, Ill.-based Parc Corp. is taking a new direction to help plastics manufacturers recycle what the company calls “the unrecyclable.”

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Cloud rides the building wave in water soluble packaging


February 5, 2015 11:18 am ET

Life, to say the least, has been a little busy at Cloud Packaging Equipment LLC these past few years or so.

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