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Danish packaging firm Faerch buys UK's Anson as part of growth strategy


April 24, 2015 9:37 am ET

Denmark-based packaging company Faerch Plast A/S has acquired Ely, United Kingdom-based Anson Packaging Ltd., a move the company says “should be viewed” as part of its growth strategy.

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Denmark's Faerch Plast looks to expand packaging market beyond Europe


April 16, 2015 10:52 am ET

Denmark-based Faerch Plast A/S, a food packaging company, has announced it plans to target Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, the U.S., Canada, South Africa and Israel for future growth by building a network of overseas distributors.

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Japanese purchase expands global reach for Australia's bio-based Plantic


April 15, 2015 11:37 am ET

Australian bio-based barrier film developer Plantic Technologies Ltd. has been sold to a Japanese barrier film manufacturer.

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Wording change means Oxford won't ban PS packaging after all


April 15, 2015 10:50 am ET

Leading organizations in the plastics industry have hailed the reversal of a decision to ban polystyrene takeout boxes in Oxford, England, as “a victory for common sense.”

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Sealed Air sells foam tray, pad business to private equity-backed Novipax


April 2, 2015 11:47 am ET

A new company has been created to own Sealed Air Corp.'s former North American foam trays and related absorbent pads business.

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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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