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GN Thermoforming changes management following founder's arrest


April 15, 2015 4:47 pm ET

GN Thermoforming Equipment officials say Georg Nemeskeri has stepped away from active involvement with the company he founded 34 years ago and a career in the plastics industry dating back to 1969.

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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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Recycled cup maker MicroGreen shuts down


April 14, 2015 6:39 pm ET

An Arlington, Wash.-based cup maker, which used recycled PET and attracted millions and millions of outside investment, has “ceased operations.”

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McClarin doubles in size, reach with Amtech acquisition


April 1, 2015 10:57 am ET

From Washington to Pennsylvania to Alabama, the new McClarin Plastics LLC will be twice as big and provide fiber-reinforced plastic components as well as other products and services across the country.

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Light shines on plastics innovation


March 30, 2015 10:57 am ET

UPDATED — The Society of Plastics Engineers shone a light on the benefits of plastic at NPE with its Plastics for Life competition, with the Grand Prize going to the Ford Motor Co.'s LED molded headlamp lens.

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Fabri-Kal to expand its sustainable packaging with new Idaho plant


March 20, 2015 2:03 pm ET

Thermoformed packaging company Fabri-Kal Corp. plans to tap into Idaho's farming community to expand its sustainable packaging program.

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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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Kumar left Wall Street to run thermoforming companies


March 18, 2015 6:00 am ET

Jay Kumar was working on Wall Street before he decided to invest in manufacturing, buying Universal Plastics Co. in 2012.

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Processors, mold makers could be missing out on tax credit


March 9, 2015 11:27 am ET

The Tax Increase Prevention Act. It's a name only a politician — or an accountant — could love. But it can save manufacturing companies money, Michael Devereux II said at the Plastics News Executive Forum.

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VisiPak adds to customer mix, product offerings with Tulox acquisition


March 5, 2015 2:19 pm ET

VisiPak has acquired Tulox Plastics Corp., a maker of clear plastic packaging.

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