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Transilwrap adds extrusion line for graphics


March 14, 2015 5:22 pm ET

Growth in graphics and printing markets convinced Transilwrap Co. Inc. to continue expanding that part of its business.

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Berry, Klöckner Pentaplast form marketing alliance


March 13, 2015 11:06 am ET

Rigid plastic film and packaging maker Klöckner Pentaplast Group is teaming up with Berry Plastics Group Inc. in what is being called a marketing alliance to provide form-fill-seal packaging.

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UK packaging and films group slams pending bag tax


March 12, 2015 9:49 am ET

The Packaging and Films Association (PAFA) has slammed bag tax legislation due to come into force in England Oct. 5, saying it is incomplete on the issue of exemptions and ill-advised on biodegradable bags.

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CCL adds two firms to Avery labels group


March 10, 2015 3:49 pm ET

Packaging conglomerate CCL Industries Inc. has entered the world of trade shows and other professional meetings by acquiring two companies that supply name badges and other registration supplies.

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Investment helps Washington film converter become more sustainable


March 9, 2015 4:23 pm ET

Emissions control and energy use improvements have won a Washington film extruder and converter $342,000 worth of incentives as a state of Washington energy leadership-in-innovation award.

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Cardia closing new film plant in Brazil


March 6, 2015 10:05 am ET

Australia-based bioplastics and film company Cardia Bioplastics Ltd. will close its Brazil manufacturing plant and invest instead in its Asia-Pacific operations.

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Clear Lam settles Doritos lawsuit


March 3, 2015 4:06 pm ET

Clear Lam Packaging Inc. has settled a months-old lawsuit against Frito-Lay Inc. alleging “breach of contract, false advertising, and misappropriate of trade secrets” regarding its PrimaPak technology.

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Tekni-Plex buying Galazzi pharmaceutical film and tape units


February 25, 2015 3:13 pm ET

Italy's Tekni-Plex Europe NV, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Tekni-Plex Inc., has announced that its plan to acquire Gallazzi SpA's Italian-based pharmaceutical blister film and adhesive tape substrate film businesses has been approved by Italian...

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US film recycling leaps 11 percent


February 24, 2015 9:00 am ET

UPDATED — Post-consumer plastic film packaging recycling jumped 11 percent year-over-year, according to new findings from the American Chemistry Council.

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Armstrong World splitting into two companies


February 23, 2015 2:17 pm ET

Armstrong World Industries Inc. is splitting into two publicly traded companies with one concentrated on flooring and the other on ceilings and building products.

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