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'Thermoforming has nearly limitless possibilities'


April 18, 2014 12:54 pm ET

Julie McAlindon of PolyOne Corp. speaks about the future of thermoforming and the integration of Spartech Corp.

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Increased orders prompt Georg Utz to add capacity, equipment in Indiana


April 18, 2014 12:20 pm ET

Plastic totes and tray orders have picked up to the point where manufacturer Georg Utz Inc. has added machines, silos and material feed systems to its relatively new facility in Edinburgh, Ind.

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Austria's Greiner building a foothold in the US rigid packaging market


April 15, 2014 1:22 pm ET

Greiner Packaging International GmbH, one of Europe's largest makers of rigid plastic packaging, now wants to make its mark in the United States.

Thermoformer Brookdale adding production capacity, in-house tooling


March 28, 2014 10:41 am ET

Custom thermoformer Brookdale Plastics Inc. is spending about $750,000 to expand its Plymouth, Minn., operation.

Anchor Packaging reports factory fatality


March 24, 2014 5:15 pm ET

Food packaging major Anchor Packaging Inc. reported a fatality at its Paragould, Ark., facility. Anchor said March 24 that Lori Turner died as a result of an unspecified incident the evening of March 23.

Lacerta adds more equipment, space to keep up with business


March 21, 2014 12:22 pm ET

Lacerta Group Inc. continues to boost its manufacturing capacity, adding two Sencorp Ultra thermoformers and a clean room for medical device packaging.

Malaysia's LSS expanding, sees work migrating from China


March 11, 2014 1:36 pm ET

Malaysian packaging maker Lee Soon Seng Plastics Industries Sdn Bhd is investing nearly $5 million for a new factory in the country, driven both by local markets expanding in Southeast Asia and what it says are global customers looking for alternatives to rising costs in China.

Winkler changes its name to Nuconic Packaging, adds equipment


March 5, 2014 12:40 pm ET

Nuconic Packaging LLC became the new identity for Winkler Plastic LLC on March 1.

RV supplier buys thermoforming assets


February 28, 2014 2:40 pm ET

Chasing growth in the recreational vehicle industry, Drew Industries Inc. plans to boost its stake in thermoformed RV components through an acquisition.

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Canoe thermoformers scramble for Royalex replacement


February 26, 2014 3:17 pm ET

PolyOne Corp. is stopping production of Royalex sheet — the king of custom plastics for many canoe enthusiasts — leaving almost all hull thermoformers and many paddlers up the proverbial creek without a replacement material. A factory in ...

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