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Wrap-Tite finds a way forward


January 6, 2015 1:45 pm ET

In early 2014, an Ohio packaging firm was facing the loss of $500,000 from a fraud it encountered when ordering machinery from a Chinese supplier, but was hopeful it could recover the funds.

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Report: Flexible packaging to grow in Europe, demand for BOPP to recover


January 6, 2015 10:06 am ET

Germany-based research group Ceresana has produced a study showing that it expects the European market for flexible packaging to reach a volume of around 19.2 million metric tons by 2021.

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Backers say they have enough signatures for California bag referendum


December 29, 2014 3:44 pm ET

Opponents of California's ban on plastic bags turned in enough signatures to force a referendum that could overturn the law, according to the American Progressive Bag Alliance.

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Private equity buying Charter NEX Films


December 29, 2014 3:35 pm ET

UPDATED — Charter NEX Films Inc. will soon have a new owner: private equity firm Pamplona Capital Management LLP.

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PrimaPak targets younger consumers


December 24, 2014 10:22 am ET

PrimaPak, which combines attributes of both rigid and flexible packaging, is being aimed squarely at younger folks — including millennials and those in Generation X — and the products they seek out. PrimaPak is designed as an alternative ...

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French investment firm buys Vienna-based Constantia Flexibles


December 23, 2014 3:03 pm ET

Constantia Flexibles GmbH, one of Europe's largest flexible packaging companies, has a new owner.

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Duro-Last's large new extruder brings more under its own roof


December 22, 2014 3:24 pm ET

Roofing systems maker Duro-Last Inc. says it installed a one-of-a-kind extruder at its facility in Buena Vista Township, Mich., that is 5-stories tall at one point and uses a unique process to laminate PVC membranes that protect buildings from leaks,...

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Piedmont moves to larger location


December 22, 2014 2:04 pm ET

Piedmont Plastics Inc. is moving to a larger location to serve the plastic sheet, rod, tube and film markets in the Philadelphia area.

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Alex Brands buys iconic Shrinky Dinks toys


December 19, 2014 3:15 pm ET

First Slinky, now Shrinky Dinks. What will toy and games investment firm Alex Brands buy next?

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Amcor buys Chinese flexible packaging plant


December 18, 2014 1:47 pm ET

Australian-based global packaging company Amcor Ltd. is buying a Chinese flexible packaging business for 211 million RMB (US$31.4 million).

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