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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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Dow pushes new waste reduction initiatives with 100 percent PE pouch


June 27, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics is introducing a handful of new products and initiatives in Argentina this year aimed at recycling and waste reduction, including a standup pouch for liquids made for the first time from 100 percent polyethylene.

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Pilot project seeks to bring multi-material pouches into recycling, reuse stream


June 19, 2014 12:23 pm ET

The new purple "Energy Bag" program is aimed squarely at multi-material pouches and other plastics that typically aren't recycled.

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China's Huasheng builds new factory


June 17, 2014 1:26 pm ET

Chinese plastic container and film manufacturer Guangdong Huasheng Plastics Co. Ltd. said it is building a new facility in Fujian province to meet growing demand within China and investing in European equipment to upgrade.

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Coveris buys UK maker of plastic-lined food packaging


June 16, 2014 3:36 pm ET

Coveris Holdings is extending its reach in the United Kingdom through the acquisition of St. Neots Packaging Ltd., a company with products that include plastic film-lined food packaging.

Future looks bright for stand-up pouches


June 4, 2014 11:42 am ET

A consulting group says stand-up flexible packaging, which is being adopted world-wide for a variety of uses, has a current global demand of 80 billion units.

Charter NEX begins plant expansion


May 30, 2014 10:29 am ET

A blown film extrusion company in Wisconsin is laying the groundwork, literally, for an expansion that could eventually double the plant's production capacity.

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Chinese food service company plans first US production plant


May 29, 2014 12:17 pm ET

UPDATED — Chinese plastic tableware and kitchenware major Taizhou Fuling Plastics Co. Ltd. plans to set up its first U.S. production plant in Lehigh County, Pa.

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Kortec's Klear Can takes on metal


May 21, 2014 10:43 am ET

Metal food cans may have met their match: the see-through plastic Klear Can from Kortec Inc.

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Go ahead. Play with your food (packaging)


April 30, 2014 10:03 am ET

Dutch packaging company Twinpack BV has joined forces with Danish food manufacturer Hedegaard Foods A/S to create packaging company Eggs Posure A/S.

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