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Capri Sun going clear to reassure buyers


April 9, 2014 2:00 pm ET

Capri Sun is embracing transparency — literally and figuratively.

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Post-consumer film recycling up 1 percent in 2012


April 3, 2014 4:59 pm ET

New word from the Plastics Division of the American Chemistry Council puts recycling of post-consumer film packaging at 1.02 billion pounds in 2012, a hike of 56 percent since 2005, but just 1 percent over 2011, the trade group said.

Simona buys Boltaron, expands North America presence


April 1, 2014 4:08 pm ET

Simona AG plans to expand its specialty sheet business by acquiring Boltaron Performance Products LLC, its second sheet acquisition in recent months.

Bemis Co. sells paper packaging unit


April 1, 2014 3:19 pm ET

Bemis Co. Inc. has completed the sale of its Paper Packaging division to Hood Packaging Corp.

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For detergent makers, 'green' is in the bag


April 1, 2014 2:22 pm ET

For the makers of Savvy Green laundry and dishwasher detergents, their product's message wouldn't be complete without the right packaging.

Treofan consolidates its technical film business


April 1, 2014 9:23 am ET

Germany-based Treofan, a biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film maker, has announced that it will consolidate its technical film business into a new electronics business unit.

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Geomembrane maker GSE prepares for sale, opens China plant


March 28, 2014 9:41 pm ET

Geomembrane major GSE Environmental is expanding as it nears a deadline for a sale of the company.

Dallas passes bag fee, but Texas may halt process before it begins


March 28, 2014 11:50 am ET

The city of Dallas is the latest to join the growing list of municipalities enacting a fee or tax on plastic bags.

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Garlock Printing setting up Reno operation for West Coast customers


March 28, 2014 10:25 am ET

Garlock Printing and Converting Corp. plans to spend about $15 million to establish a satellite operation in Reno, Nev.

Filmtech, Q4 will work jointly to boost film use for simulators


March 28, 2014 10:35 am ET

Filmtech Inc. has signed a multi-year agreement with Q4 Services LLC that appoints Q4 as the exclusive distributor of optical standard metalized film for use in the simulation industry starting July 1.

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