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Badger buys competitor Joseph Homa


September 17, 2014 4:04 pm ET

Badger Plug Co. has extended its protective plugs customer base by acquiring and closing a rival, Joseph Homa Consultants Inc. of Montreal.

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Heineken swapping out plastic for wood for its pallets in Mexico


September 16, 2014 4:35 pm ET

Dutch brewer Heineken NV is to replace all its wooden pallets in Mexico with a high impact-resistant plastic pallet, co-designed and produced by Mexican company Plásticos Técnicos Mexicanos SA de CV (PTM), which has plants in Monterrey, northern...

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Sainsbury, Schoeller Allibert to recycle food handling crates


July 30, 2014 1:37 pm ET

British retail group Sainsbury's has contracted Dutch recycler Schoeller Allibert BV to reprocess all of its old food crates back into food-grade container.

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Austrian mold maker seeking North American manufacturing partner


July 25, 2014 1:49 pm ET

An Austrian mold maker is looking for a manufacturing location in North America.

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Rail improvements also allow rotomolder to improve operations


July 24, 2014 3:10 pm ET

An infrastructure improvement grant from the U.S. Commerce Department is helping an Indiana plastics plant expand its product line and add jobs.

B2B Industrial Packaging still on the hunt for acquisitions


June 26, 2014 2:25 pm ET

An industrial packaging company says it isn't done growing through acquisitions.

Orbis expanding pallet production to Mexico


May 8, 2014 3:45 pm ET

Certain details are still being finalized, but Orbis Corp. already has broken ground on a new reusable plastic packaging manufacturing facility in Mexico.

TCI Plastics investing $36 million to increase resin exports from New Orleans


April 29, 2014 12:55 pm ET

TCI Plastics will spend $36.5 million to increase resin warehousing capacity and add plastic film production in New Orleans. The project is expected to create 340 permanent jobs.

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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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