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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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ACG-Pharmapack expands footprint in South America


June 9, 2014 1:58 pm ET

ACG-Pharmapack, a solution provider in barrier packaging films, is expanding its South American footprint in Brazil, and starting a new laminating partnership in Argentina for the second quarter, the company's regional business director told...

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Brazilian pharma market increases at rapid clip


June 6, 2014 11:20 am ET

Brazil was the sixth largest pharmaceutical sales market in the world in 2013 with 58 billion Brazilian real ($26.3 billion) in revenue, up 17 percent from the year prior, and by 2016 it's expected to rank fourth in the category worldwide, trailing...

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Honeywell sees growth in Brazilian pharmaceutical market


June 6, 2014 10:50 am ET

Brazil is one of the most promising global growth markets for fluoropolymer films use in pharmaceuticals, but for years Honeywell struggled to break the hold that aluminum held on Brazil's high moisture barrier demand.

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