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Molder expands in France with new clean room


October 20, 2014 1:30 pm ET

Global Closure Systems (GCS), a global injection molding producer, showed off its new ISO 7 clean room at its Astra Plastique factory in France during an open “Pharma Day.”

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PolyOne denies report it's bidding for Klöckner Pentaplast


October 16, 2014 11:44 am ET

UPDATED — Compounding leader PolyOne Corp. is denying a report that it bid as much as $2 billion for film and sheet major Klöckner Pentaplast Group.

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Clariant extends reach into Asia with acquisition


September 29, 2014 9:54 am ET

Clariant International Ltd. is buying VitaPac (HK) Industrial Ltd., a Hong Kong-based company which produces desiccant packets for the healthcare packaging market.

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Report: investment firms interested in Klöckner


September 5, 2014 12:26 pm ET

Three investment firms are considering making an offer for plastic film maker Klöckner Pentaplast Group, according to a Bloomberg news report.

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Baxter investing $300 million to expand dialyzers production in Alabama


August 29, 2014 12:53 pm ET

Baxter International, Inc. is expanding its Opelika, Ala. manufacturing location to boost production of dialyzers, a key component of hemodialysis therapy systems for end-stage renal patients.

Medical manufacturer adds clean room, machinery


August 1, 2014 8:39 am ET

Medical component maker UFP Technologies Inc. expanded its Georgetown, Mass., operation with the addition of a clean room and high volume equipment.

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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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Perlen Packaging expanding to China


June 13, 2014 9:59 am ET

Perlen Packaging, the packaging division of Switzerland-based CPH Group, has announced it is establishing a production site in Shanghai to join its existing facilities in Perlen, Switzerland, Müllheim, Germany and Whippany, N.J.

Klockner Pentaplast in midst of PVC films expansion in Brazil


June 9, 2014 3:34 pm ET

Film leader Klöckner Pentaplast Group is in the midst of a $15 million capacity expansion for PVC monofilms production in Brazil that should be ready by July, and is looking to capitalize on a recent $3.3 million line expansion in Argentina, according to a lead executive with the company.

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Track-and-trace law pushing changes in Brazil


June 9, 2014 2:41 pm ET

Serialization, one of the most important issues facing the global pharmaceutical industry today, has been placed front and center in Brazil after federal regulator ANVISA instituted a new law last year for track-and-trace aggregation by companies...

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