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Sigma Plastics expanding NC plant


August 11, 2014 4:37 pm ET

Sigma Plastics Group, in news unveiled Aug. 11, indicated the company will create 80 jobs at the former Excelsior Packaging Group's Rosman, N.C., plant as part of a plan to restore the facility.

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GSE emerges from bankruptcy


August 11, 2014 4:18 pm ET

Geosynthetics film maker GSE Environmental Inc. has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the company announced Aug. 11.

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GAF opens new TPO roofing plant


August 11, 2014 9:55 am ET

GAF Materials Corp. has started shipments from its new thermoplastic polyolefin and polyisocyanurate roofing plant in Cedar City, Utah.

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Polyethylene makers are trying for September price hikes


August 8, 2014 9:34 am ET

After months of inactivity, North American PE makers have announced attempts to raise prices by 3 cents per pound effective Sept. 1.

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Tekni-Plex buying Tech-Seal assets


August 8, 2014 12:55 pm ET

Tekni-Plex Inc. is acquiring the assets of Tech-Seal Products Inc., a maker of closure liners and inner seals in West Virginia.

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Austen named CEO of Bemis Co. Inc.


August 7, 2014 5:18 pm ET

Bemis Co. Inc. has a new leader, and he's a familiar face. William Austen becomes both CEO and president of the Neenah, Wis.-based packaging and pressure-sensitive materials company effective immediately, the company said.

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Crane Group buying PVC sheet pile business


August 5, 2014 4:50 pm ET

Crane Group — which has exited several plastics businesses in recent years — has purchased the PVC sheet pile business of Shoreline Plastics LLC

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Group launches new ads to derail California plastic bag ban


August 5, 2014 3:15 pm ET

As the California state legislature prepares to close out its legislative session, opponents to a bill that would ban single-use thin film bags at retailers statewide are turning up the heat.

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Bankruptcy court confirms GSE reorganization plan


July 29, 2014 4:01 pm ET

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del., has confirmed the reorganization plan for geomembranes maker GSE Environmental Inc.

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Sealed Air's move to Charlotte will put it all under 'One Roof'


July 25, 2014 2:03 pm ET

Sealed Air Corp. shook the ground last week by announcing plans to relocate its headquarters from Elmwood Park, N.J., to Charlotte, N.C., in a move that will consolidate leadership, research and development facilities and corporate offices for the...

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