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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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Windmöller & Hölscher looking to continued growth in China


July 21, 2014 3:40 pm ET

With 2013 global sales of 600 million euros, China has grown into an important export market for Windmöller & Hölscher KG, second only to the United States.

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Grocery store chain says bag recycling up by 10 percent


July 21, 2014 2:54 pm ET

Kroger Co., with more than 2,600 stores in 34 states and sales nearing $100 billion, saw plastic bag recycling increase by 10 percent last year.

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New startup uses film for a 'virtual venetian blind' in smart windows


July 21, 2014 12:50 pm ET

Flexible ITO Solutions, which goes by FITOS, has an informal development agreement with a smart window manufacturer that could use the technology to make windows that can block light.

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Huhtamäki to evaluate its films business


July 21, 2014 9:52 am ET

Finland-based plastics packaging group, Huhtamäki Oyj, has announced that it is evaluating its options regarding its films business, due to its growing strategic focus on food packaging.

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Retail and consumer products giants team up to recycle more film


July 17, 2014 12:58 pm ET

Consumers in Canada are gaining a new option to recycle their plastic bags and films through an expanded program being launched by that country's largest retailer.

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Polykar adding 3-layer film line


July 16, 2014 12:02 pm ET

Polyethylene blown film extruder Polykar Industries Inc. will add coextrusion to its capabilities in the Montreal suburb of Saint-Laurent.

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Millennials help push pouch growth


July 10, 2014 11:19 am ET

The pouch, once considered a minor player in the packaging world, is a niche no more.

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Huhtamaki buying company with plants in India and United Arab Emirates


July 8, 2014 5:08 pm ET

For Huhtamäki Oyj, the decision to buy flexible packaging maker Positive Packaging is all about going where its customers are heading.

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Illinois film extruder adding second line


July 8, 2014 11:13 am ET

Polyethylene blown film producer Elite Extrusion Technology Inc. is installing its second line and targets an Aug. 1 startup.

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