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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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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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