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Getting a real feel for how 'vinyl saves lives'


March 27, 2015 6:00 am ET

While I'm certainly not shipping off to Africa anytime soon, I got a taste of what medical professionals go through in the fight against Ebola and other infectious diseases, and how plastics keep them safe right here at NPE 2015.

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Bubble cooling technology offers quick return on investment


March 25, 2015 9:52 am ET

Gloucester Engineering (Booth W6744) claims its new, retrofitable bubble cooling technology can boost blown film output by as much as 20 percent, promising a return on investment in fewer than four months.

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Transilwrap buys Clear Focus, expands in advertising films


March 20, 2015 10:03 am ET

Film extruder Transilwrap Company Inc. has bought Clear Focus Imaging, a manufacturer of printable plastic films for large-scale display advertising like those on the sides of buildings.

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PVC gets a spotlight at NPE for its role in saving lives


March 17, 2015 11:51 am ET

“Ripped from the headlines” is a phrase more associated with prime time television than trade shows. But it does apply to a special exhibit at NPE 2015.

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Transilwrap adds extrusion line for graphics


March 14, 2015 5:22 pm ET

Growth in graphics and printing markets convinced Transilwrap Co. Inc. to continue expanding that part of its business.

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Berry, Klöckner Pentaplast form marketing alliance


March 13, 2015 11:06 am ET

Rigid plastic film and packaging maker Klöckner Pentaplast Group is teaming up with Berry Plastics Group Inc. in what is being called a marketing alliance to provide form-fill-seal packaging.

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UK packaging and films group slams pending bag tax


March 12, 2015 9:49 am ET

The Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) has slammed bag tax legislation due to come into force in England Oct. 5, saying it is incomplete on the issue of exemptions and ill-advised on biodegradable bags.

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CCL adds two firms to Avery labels group


March 10, 2015 3:49 pm ET

Packaging conglomerate CCL Industries Inc. has entered the world of trade shows and other professional meetings by acquiring two companies that supply name badges and other registration supplies.

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Investment helps Washington film converter become more sustainable


March 9, 2015 4:23 pm ET

Emissions control and energy use improvements have won a Washington film extruder and converter $342,000 worth of incentives as a state of Washington energy leadership-in-innovation award.

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Cardia closing new film plant in Brazil


March 6, 2015 10:05 am ET

Australia-based bioplastics and film company Cardia Bioplastics Ltd. will close its Brazil manufacturing plant and invest instead in its Asia-Pacific operations.

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