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ViskoTeepak buys remaining stake in meat packaging supplier Vista


July 7, 2014 3:33 pm ET

ViskoTeepak’s acquisition of Vista International Packaging LLC, in one sense, was more than four decades in the making.

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Plastic bag advocate honored by CPIA


July 7, 2014 2:18 pm ET

A corporate environmental advocate has won the 2014 Leader of the Year Award from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association.

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Australian firm adds flair to the trash bin


July 7, 2014 12:54 pm ET

An Australian company, Wheelie Designs Pty. Ltd., is on a quest to beautify the country's trash and recycling bins.

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Transilwrap purchases film maker MetPro


July 3, 2014 1:18 pm ET

Specialty films converter Transilwrap Co. Inc. has expanded globally by purchasing MetPro Group, which makes protective packaging products that prevent moisture and corrosion on everything from plastic and paper to steel and aluminum.

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Coveris expanding flexible packaging production in Germany


July 2, 2014 1:55 pm ET

Packaging group Coveris Holdings is growing the flexible packaging capacity significantly at its Neuwied site in Germany in the areas of lamination and pouches.

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BPI expects solid first half despite glitches in North American film production


July 2, 2014 1:38 pm ET

Film maker British Polythene Industries plc said it expects stronger first half results for the first half of 2014, despite a setback in North America.

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MonoSol expanding water-soluble films production in Indiana


June 30, 2014 1:16 pm ET

MonoSol LLC has chosen Portage, Ind., for its next water-soluble films expansion project.

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The pouch may bring some packaging competition to traditional wine bottles


June 30, 2014 4:53 pm ET

Eric Steigelman is trying to crack into the already crowded wine market with his passion for pouches and the Bonfire brand.

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Bayer closes polycarbonate sheet plants in Germany and China


June 30, 2014 1:32 pm ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has announced a consolidation of its polycarbonate sheet business, involving plant closures and divestment in Europe and the Asia-Pacific.

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Dow pushes new waste reduction initiatives with 100 percent PE pouch


June 27, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics is introducing a handful of new products and initiatives in Argentina this year aimed at recycling and waste reduction, including a standup pouch for liquids made for the first time from 100 percent polyethylene.

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