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Rajoo forms joint venture with Dutch machinery company


November 10, 2014 6:00 am ET

Rajkot, India-based extrusion machine maker Rajoo Engineers Ltd. has formed a joint venture with Meaf Machines BV to make sheet and thermoforming equipment.

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Shouman launches lab extruder business


November 6, 2014 8:47 am ET

Egyptian film packaging company Shouman Industrial Group is diversifying into the equipment business, launching a unit making laboratory extrusion lines for the European and North American markets.

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Maachi sees strong film sales


November 5, 2014 11:37 am ET

Macchi SpA, the Italian maker of blown film lines, generated sales of about 41 million euros ($50 million) in 2013, with just 110 employees.

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Hilex Poly creates banner name, Novolex


November 4, 2014 2:49 pm ET

Plastic sheet and bag giant Hilex Poly and its suite of companies is getting a fresh face under the banner name of Novolex.

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Raven Industries acquires Integra Plastics


November 4, 2014 4:13 pm ET

Raven said it purchased Integra, a privately held film and sheet manufacturer and converter, for about $48 million in cash and stock.

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Plastics Capital buys Flexipol Packaging


November 4, 2014 12:02 pm ET

Plastics Capital plc, a British-based holding company that owns four plastics business, has announced it will buy Flexipol Packaging Ltd., a flexible packaging firm, for 10.64 million pounds ($16.9 million).

Russia's Biaxplen expands BOPP sales


November 3, 2014 10:01 am ET

Biaxplen, part of Russia's petrochemicals giant Sibur, has expanded its export of biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film to the European market.

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Germany's BÖ-LA taking touch sensitive film further into the marketplace


October 28, 2014 12:27 pm ET

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY — A German producer of screen-printed decorative films for insert molding featured a new demonstration part at Fakuma 2014 — an alarm clock with a touch-movement-sensitive surface.

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FTC warns bag makers to take care before making biodegradeability claims


October 23, 2014 12:30 pm ET

Makers of oxodegradable or oxo-biodegradable plastic bags should consider themselves on notice, according to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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Report: SVP takes Klöckner Pentaplast off the market


October 21, 2014 4:19 pm ET

Plastic sheet leader Klöckner Pentaplast Group is no longer for sale, according to an Oct. 21 Reuters article.

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