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Taghleef buys Spanish BOPP film company


April 10, 2014 9:21 am ET

Taghleef Industries Group has agreed to buy Derprosa Film, based in Spain, which will add to Taghleef's growing capacity for production of biaxially orientated polypropylene (BOPP) film.

Petoskey Plastics expanding in Indiana


April 9, 2014 4:55 pm ET

Increasing demand for recycled-content products is fueling Petoskey Plastics Inc.'s push to continue growing.

RKW to enter the Chinese market


April 9, 2014 1:45 pm ET

Film and flexible packaging group RKW SE is planning to open its first business unit in China at the end of 2014, signalling its entry into the Chinese market.

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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.

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