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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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PET film is the secret weapon for comic book sales


September 3, 2014 2:40 pm ET

For the second year in a row, plastics are helping DC Comics superheroes in their fight against crime.

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EcoCortec develops marine degradeable film to help reduce debris


September 2, 2014 9:55 am ET

Croatian specialist packaging producer EcoCortec has developed marine biodegradable film products designed to combat the scourge of plastics packaging waste polluting the world's oceans.

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California lawmakers give final approval to plastic bag ban


August 30, 2014 6:00 am ET

Under the measure, single-use plastic bags will be barred from California retailers, including grocery stores, convenience stores and drug stores, as of July 1, 2015.

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Tighter resin prices leading to price hike for PE film


August 29, 2014 11:13 am ET

One of North America's largest film makers is pushing through a polyethylene price increase due, in part, to the tight resin market.

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Obituary: Frank Nissel, Welex Inc. co-founder


August 28, 2014 1:01 pm ET

Friends, family and business acquaintances will remember Nissel as an urbane, outgoing machinery executive, an expert on extrusion, a globalist who could speak five languages and a lover of jazz.

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Pregis, Sealed Air settle film-foam patent dispute out of court


August 28, 2014 1:01 pm ET

A couple of packaging companies are settling their patent fight over film-foam underlayment.

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