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SEC filing: 'In reality, Lucent's actual "secret sauce" was fraud'
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The alleged fraud that led to the Feb. 12 arrests of two former Lucent executives is detailed in a colorful filing made that same day by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Kevin Kuhnash, ...
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02-15-2019
Berry given March deadline to make an offer for RPC Group
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Berry Global Group Inc. only has until mid-March to determine whether it actually will make an offer for RPC Group plc. Berry, based in Evansville, Ind., put at least a temporary halt to a...
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02-19-2019
Hennecke moves US headquarters to South Fayette, Pa.
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German plastics machinery company Hennecke GmbH has moved its North American headquarters to a new purpose-built facility in South Fayette Township, Pa., near Pittsburgh. The new headquarters has...
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02-19-2019
Plastic Omnium posts strong results despite global production slump
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Paris —Plastic Omnium SA, the French supplier of front-end modules and fuel system components, reported strong results for 2018 despite a slump in global auto production. Sales rose 7.6 ...
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02-19-2019
Braskem launches new chemical recycling study
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Braskem has launched a new study to develop a chemical recycling process for post-consumer plastics, such as grocery bags and packaging films for snacks and cookies.  The research is being...
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02-19-2019
Staffing woes push National Molding to close Pennsylvania plant
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Miami Lakes, Fla.-based injection molder National Molding LLC says difficulties recruiting technical and managerial staff are leading it to close its plant in Ambridge, Pa. President and CEO Tom...
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02-04-2019
New York's plan to expand a bottle deposit program could upend the recycling business
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New York — Environmentalist Susan Collins was delighted when she learned New York is looking to expand its nickel-deposit law to include plastic and glass bottles containing juice, coffee...
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02-11-2019
Artemis Plastics honored for growth in Florida
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Artemis Plastics LLC, a contract molder of medical and industrial products, is growing business and garnering attention for it. The company, based in Ocala, Fla., was recognized Feb. 9 by economic ...
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02-15-2019
Obituary: Former SPE President Vicki Flaris
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Vicki Flaris, an activist with the Society of Plastics Engineers who was SPE president for 2007-2008, died Feb. 6. She was 53. Her husband, Paris Rapp, was by her side. As a chemistry professor of ...
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02-15-2019
Gerresheimer upbeat amid earnings decline
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German manufacturer of primary packaging for medical and pharmaceutical industries Gerresheimer AG has reported a slight drop in earnings despite increased sales in 2018.  The company posted...
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02-15-2019
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Published on April 22, 2015 North American Thermoformed Packaging Market Review & Outlook 2015

Thermoformers serving the packaging industry continue to thrive in 2015 with innovation in packaging design options fueling growth and new opportunities.

Key questions answered in this report:

  1. What is the market size in 2015 and what will the growth rate be for 2016 and beyond?
  2. What market trends are shaping the North American region in Thermoformed packaging (e.g., tamper-evident packaging, medical packaging security, aging equipment, process enhancements & more).
  3. What are the key drivers and potential barriers to market growth?
  4. What issues surrounding recycling and sustainable packaging have made gains?
  5. How favorable is resin pricing for thermoformers in 2015? 
  6. Who are the key industry players and what are they doing to gain the competitive edge?

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