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Faerch Plast doubling capacity in UK


August 20, 2014 9:42 am ET

R. Faerch Plast A/S, one of Europe’s leading producers of plastic containers for the food industry, is set to double production capacity in the United Kingdom by early 2015 following the planned installation of an additional extrusion line and ...

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Tekni-Plex buying Tech-Seal assets


August 8, 2014 12:55 pm ET

Tekni-Plex Inc. is acquiring the assets of Tech-Seal Products Inc., a maker of closure liners and inner seals in West Virginia.

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Plaskolite buys Italian mirror sheet business, eyes European expansion


August 7, 2014 4:02 pm ET

Acrylic sheet producer Plaskolite Inc., the largest maker of mirror sheet in the United States, said August 4 that it's buying the mirror sheet business of Italian competitor Specchidea srl as part of a focus on expanding into Europe.

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Deal combines US packaging thermoformers


July 28, 2014 12:42 pm ET

Thermoformed medical packager Nelipak Corp. is expanding its North American holdings and access to the U.S. health care market with the purchase of Phoenix-based custom packager Flexpak Corp.

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Thermoforming Technology Group adds Lyle Industries to its portfolio


July 18, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Thermoforming Technology Group LLC has expanded its thermoforming equipment presence with the acquisition of Lyle Industries Inc.

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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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Anchor Packaging closing Kentucky thermoforming plant


June 12, 2014 10:19 am ET

Anchor Packaging Inc. will close its Mount Vernon, Ky., thermoforming plant and move production of its Microlite deli containers from there to Jonesboro, Ark., by mid-August.

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C+K expands with acquisition of 'friendly' rival Speck Plastics


June 10, 2014 4:44 pm ET

Thermoformer C+K Plastics recently purchased the assets and customer list of a former rival, Speck Plastics Inc. of Nazareth, Pa., and it has consolidated Speck's operations into the C+K facility in Metuchen, N.J.

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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.

Thermoformer Industrial Custom Products adds new machine


May 29, 2014 4:08 pm ET

Thermoformer and vacuum former Industrial Custom Products Inc. is expanding its size capabilities with a new Maac three-station machine.

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