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Wipak opens flexible packaging factory in China


November 28, 2014 9:58 am ET

Wihuri Packaging Oy has opened a new flexible packaging plant in Changshu, China.

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Vinyl records refuse to fade out


November 18, 2014 3:37 pm ET

The recording industry is taking vinyl for a spin. Again.

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Film manufacturers pushing, again, for non-resin price increases


November 17, 2014 2:57 pm ET

UPDATED — For the third time this year, major polyethylene film makers are seeking non-resin price increases for their products.For the third time this year, major polyethylene film makers are seeking non-resin price increases for their...

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Geist Plastics changes name to Lincoln Plastics


October 23, 2014 12:31 pm ET

Custom profile extruder Geist Plastics Inc. is changing its name to Lincoln Plastics, the company announced Oct. 23.

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Atkore expands in PVC conduit, buying American Pipe & Plastics


October 20, 2014 6:06 pm ET

Atkore International Inc. of Harvey, Ill., has acquired PVC conduit maker American Pipe & Plastics Inc. of Kirkwood, N.Y., which serves the telecommunications, cable TV, power and fiber optic infrastructure markets, for an undisclosed sum.

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Ameriform plans $7.5 million expansion


October 16, 2014 12:57 pm ET

Ameriform Inc. has earmarked $7.5 million to expand its thermoforming, extrusion and rotational molding operations in Muskegon, Mich.

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Austrotherm expands to Germany


October 10, 2014 10:09 am ET

Austrian heat insulation specialist Austrotherm GmbH recently launched its first materials production plant in Germany at the northern city of Wittenberg.

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PTi shows off new equipment at open house


October 6, 2014 3:56 pm ET

AURORA, ILL. — Processing Technologies International LLC showed off its new roll stand for packaging, a seven-roll system called the Super G Multi-Nip, during a Sept. 18 open house for customers and attendees of the Society of Plastics...

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Worker injured in fire at Primex sheet plant


September 24, 2014 5:37 pm ET

UPDATED — A Primex Plastics Corp. worker burned in an electrical accident at the company’s Mesquite, Nev., plant will recover, according to a company official.

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Here's a peek behind our 2014 film & sheet ranking


September 15, 2014 1:22 pm ET

Today Plastics News publishes its annual ranking of North American Film and Sheet Manufacturers. Let's look at some interesting numbers behind the ranking.

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