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Film manufacturers pushing, again, for non-resin price increases


November 17, 2014 2:57 pm ET

UPDATED — For the third time this year, major polyethylene film makers are seeking non-resin price increases for their products.For the third time this year, major polyethylene film makers are seeking non-resin price increases for their...

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Barex closure fast tracks barrier film alternatives


November 11, 2014 1:53 pm ET

UPDATED — Australian packaging company Amcor Ltd. is developing its own films that do not use Barex resin in the wake of an announcement its Barex supplier will close its Lima, Ohio factory early next year.

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 BÍ-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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