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Report: SVP takes Klöckner Pentaplast off the market


October 21, 2014 4:19 pm ET

Plastic sheet leader Klöckner Pentaplast Group is no longer for sale, according to an Oct. 21 Reuters article.

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Wisconsin cast film maker buys Ohio blown film specialist


October 21, 2014 2:57 pm ET

A Midwest U.S. acquisition has created a company armed with two distinct film technologies: cast films and coextruded blown film constructions.

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Cosmo Films evaluating coating in US


October 14, 2014 6:00 am ET

Cosmo Films Ltd. may start chemical coating of films in the United States.

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Reusable bag is friendly both for the environment and local businesses


October 14, 2014 9:16 am ET

The Austrian city of Berndorf has made shopping more environmentally friendly and promote local businesses by introducing the Berndorf Bag, a bag constructed from woven plastic.

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Companies, SPI working together to get plastics recycling story out


October 9, 2014 11:25 am ET

The plastics market has a good story to tell where recycling is concerned. The challenging part is getting that story heard.

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PTi shows off new equipment at open house


October 6, 2014 3:56 pm ET

AURORA, ILL. — Processing Technologies International LLC showed off its new roll stand for packaging, a seven-roll system called the Super G Multi-Nip, during a Sept. 18 open house for customers and attendees of the Society of Plastics...

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Amcor planning more growth in Asia


September 30, 2014 10:24 am ET

Flexible packaging firm Amcor Ltd. is rapidly expanding its presence in the Asian market. The company's top official in the region said it will soon announce plans for a new plant.

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Brown signs California's plastic bag ban into law


September 30, 2014 1:38 pm ET

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) made it official today: plastic bags are banned across the entire state of California.

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Uflex to build large flexible packaging plant in western India


September 30, 2014 10:01 am ET

Flexible packaging company Uflex Ltd. is planning a major new plant in the western Indian state of Gujarat.

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Malaysia's Scientex investing in PE, BOPP film capacity


September 30, 2014 9:51 am ET

Flexible packaging manufacturer Scientex Bhd, based in Malaysia, is planning investment of 300 million Malaysia ringgits ($91.4 million) over three years to expand its polyethylene and biaxially oriented polypropylene film production capacity, as...

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