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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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DC banning PS foam containers


July 30, 2014 2:34 pm ET

Washington D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray signed into law on July 29 a bill that will ban polystyrene foam food and drink containers from the District.

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Dart investing $23 million for new Kentucky warehouse


July 10, 2014 11:05 am ET

Dart Container Corp. plans to construct a multimillion-dollar warehouse in Kentucky that will add 30 jobs.

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Food service companies expect growth in volume and profit


June 23, 2014 2:59 pm ET

Those involved in food service packaging feel good these days, according to a new survey.

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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.

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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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Terraloy PLA compounds win SPI bioplastics innovation award


May 6, 2014 1:34 pm ET

Teknor Apex Co.’s bioplastics division has been honored for developing heat-resistant polylactic acid compounds with high impact properties.

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Cambro investing $30.4 million in new N.C. injection molding plant


April 18, 2014 2:36 pm ET

Foodservice products manufacturer Cambro Manufacturing Co. Inc. plans to set up a satellite production and distribution operation in Mebane, N.C., to improve supply lines to the eastern United States.

Seaway adds equipment, poised to add micro-molding unit


February 12, 2014 6:56 pm ET

Having recently started up its largest injection molding machine, Seaway Plastics Engineering Inc. continues to build diverse capabilities for its niche markets. It also added its first 5-axis machining center, and soon expects to have a micro-molding division as well.

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Berry optimistic about cup, containers business


February 6, 2014 11:51 am ET

Enthusiasm remains high at Berry Plastics Group about the decision to reopen a shuttered plant in Kentucky to launch the line of polypropylene beverage cups and food containers.

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