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Canadian buyer picks up Capri Packaging


March 11, 2014 8:14 pm ET

A new entrant is poised to join the flexible packaging market to offset its declines in media and printing.

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.

Pexco expanding in Mexicali, Mexico, to keep up with demand


March 7, 2014 10:41 am ET

Plastics processor Pexco LLC of Alpharetta, Ga., is expanding in Mexicali, Mexico, to support its growing medical and commercial businesses.

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Sigma Plastics buying assets from Excelsior Packaging


March 4, 2014 5:41 pm ET

Sigma Plastics Group is buying all of the equipment at Excelsior Packaging Group's Yonkers, N.Y., facility as well as all of the printing assets of the company's Rosman, N.C., site.

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Customer relations efforts make DLH a winner


March 4, 2014 1:10 pm ET

Plastics News has selected DLH Industries Inc. as the winner of one of its PN Excellence Awards, presented Feb. 25 during the newspaper's Executive Forum in Tampa, Fla.

Bemis Co. closing Ohio manufacturing plant


March 3, 2014 12:37 pm ET

Bemis Co. Inc. is closing a manufacturing plant in Stow, Ohio, a site that makes solvent-based pressure sensitive materials.

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Octal plant in Ohio to make PET sheet from waste


February 28, 2014 2:47 pm ET

Octal Petrochemicals LLC FCZ is spending millions now and plans to spend millions more later as the PET sheet and resin maker plants its first manufacturing flag in the United States.

Toray pledges $2 million to proposed campus engineering project


February 28, 2014 2:25 pm ET

Toray Plastics (America) Inc. is pledging $2 million to help the University of Rhode Island’s College of Engineering remake its campus through a $125 million capital project.

Deck lawsuits against Azek consolidated in New Jersey


February 28, 2014 2:22 pm ET

Three lawsuits alleging PVC decks made by Azek Building Products and its parent company, CPG International, Inc., contain design and manufacturing defects and were deceptively marketed are being consolidated in New Jersey.

PET resin and sheet firm Octal picks US manufacturing site


February 25, 2014 11:28 pm ET

After months of searching, Octal Petrochemicals has found a site for its first plant in North America, opting for a Cincinnati-area location that provides more than 130,000 square feet of space.

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