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Thermoformer Plastic Ingenuity adding food packaging lines in Arkansas


March 18, 2015 3:46 pm ET

Plastic Ingenuity Inc., which calls itself one of the largest custom thermoformers in North America, is getting even bigger.

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Snow damages roof at Pactiv plant


March 4, 2015 2:39 pm ET

No injuries were reported after a roof buckled under the weight of snow and ice at a Pactiv Corp. facility in New York.

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T.O. Plastics targets niche food packaging markets for growth in coming years


February 18, 2015 10:11 am ET

T.O. Plastics Inc. is ready to expand in food packaging to fuel growth over the next several years.

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Maxwell House out to create a buzz with its iced coffee in squeezable plastics


February 17, 2015 2:46 pm ET

Kraft Foods Group thinks it has the right recipe in the right package to rev up sales of one of the retiree set's favorite brands.

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ILIP to launch recycled PET food packaging line


February 4, 2015 9:22 am ET

Bologna, Italy-based thermoforming plastic packaging company ILIP srl has announced that it is ready to start producing food packaging products made from 100 percent recycled PET.

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Report: Brands are falling short on packaging sustainability


January 29, 2015 5:19 pm ET

Packaging in general, and plastic packaging in particular, has a long way to go in terms of recycling, according to a pair of environmental groups.

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European study finds 'no consumer health risk' from current BPA levels


January 21, 2015 9:45 am ET

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded there is no health risk to consumers of any age group from current exposure levels to bisphenol A (BPA) after it completed a comprehensive evaluation of data.

Petoskey Plastics using grant to expand recycling operations


December 10, 2014 2:07 pm ET

The company will use the $175,000 grant to help purchase additional sorting equipment at its facility in Indiana.

Plastics Europe slams French BPA study


December 4, 2014 8:46 am ET

Europe's plastics industry has dismissed as an “unrealistic simplification” a French government report into alternatives to bisphenol A (BPA), which is due to be banned in all food packaging across the country starting Jan. 1.

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Commercial Plastics buys Xten Industries


November 14, 2014 6:21 pm ET

UPDATED — Mundelein, Ill.-based Commercial Plastics Co. has purchased the assets of Xten Industries LLC, a Kenosha, Wis.-based custom injection molder.

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