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Polyethylene makers are trying for September price hikes


August 8, 2014 9:34 am ET

After months of inactivity, North American PE makers have announced attempts to raise prices by 3 cents per pound effective Sept. 1.

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Tekni-Plex buying Tech-Seal assets


August 8, 2014 12:55 pm ET

Tekni-Plex Inc. is acquiring the assets of Tech-Seal Products Inc., a maker of closure liners and inner seals in West Virginia.

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Austen named CEO of Bemis Co. Inc.


August 7, 2014 5:18 pm ET

Bemis Co. Inc. has a new leader, and he's a familiar face. William Austen becomes both CEO and president of the Neenah, Wis.-based packaging and pressure-sensitive materials company effective immediately, the company said.

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Crane Group buying PVC sheet pile business


August 5, 2014 4:50 pm ET

Crane Group — which has exited several plastics businesses in recent years — has purchased the PVC sheet pile business of Shoreline Plastics LLC

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Group launches new ads to derail California plastic bag ban


August 5, 2014 3:15 pm ET

As the California state legislature prepares to close out its legislative session, opponents to a bill that would ban single-use thin film bags at retailers statewide are turning up the heat.

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Bankruptcy court confirms GSE reorganization plan


July 29, 2014 4:01 pm ET

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del., has confirmed the reorganization plan for geomembranes maker GSE Environmental Inc.

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Sealed Air's move to Charlotte will put it all under 'One Roof'


July 25, 2014 2:03 pm ET

Sealed Air Corp. shook the ground last week by announcing plans to relocate its headquarters from Elmwood Park, N.J., to Charlotte, N.C., in a move that will consolidate leadership, research and development facilities and corporate offices for the...

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Bemis' product strategy paying off with record earnings per share


July 24, 2014 2:56 pm ET

Bemis Co. Inc. is feeling good about itself these days as the flexible packaging and pressure sensitive materials firm is posting record earnings per share.

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Sealed Air moving headquarters, 1,200 jobs to Charlotte, N.C.


July 23, 2014 2:06 pm ET

Sealed Air Corp. — which is known for its Bubble Wrap brand — is moving its headquarters from Elmwood Park, N.J., to Charlotte, N.C., and in the process planning to relocate more than 1,200 jobs.

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Beer maker Carlsberg enlists suppliers for 'upcycling' project


July 22, 2014 11:14 am ET

Carlsberg Breweries A/S in Denmark has started an ambitious project with its suppliers to optimize its packaging for the purpose of “upcycling.”

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