A look at some resonating new resinsby Canadian Plastics
When it comes to food packaging, plastic is almost always a better material to choose than the alternatives. And speaking of better, here are some of the newest plastic resins and additives designed for both rigid and flexible applications.
Part packaging, robot-styleby Canadian Plastics
So you’ve finally decided to automate your end-of-the-line part packaging process? Great. Now here’s how to do it.
Packaging supplier Pregis invests $5 million in Michigan facilityby Canadian Plastics
The company has bought its fourth Windmoeller & Hoelscher blown film line for the plant, and is leasing an additional 35,000 square feet in the same location for expanded warehousing capability.
TC Transcontinental selling its paper and woven PP operations to Hood Packagingby Canadian Plastics
Burlington, Ont.-base Hood will acquire TC’s operations in the U.S. states of California, Iowa, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, and Georgia.
Flexible packager TC Transcontinental to shutter P.E.I. facilityby Canadian Plastics
Citing low production volumes, the Montreal-based company says it will close the P.E.I. plant by January 2020 and lay off about 15 workers.
Sonoco grows healthcare packaging footprint with thermoformer acquisitionby Canadian Plastics
The global packaging supplier is purchasing Thermoform Engineered Quality LLC and Plastique Holdings Ltd. for $187 million.
Berlin Packaging announces departure of CEO Andrew Berlinby Canadian Plastics
John Zimmerman will serve as interim CEO of the Chicago-based company until a permanent replacement is found.
Constantia Flexibles opens 100% sustainable flexible packaging plant in Indiaby Canadian Plastics
Located in Ahmedabad, the plant is said to be the world’s first facility designed to produce more sustainable and recyclable flexible packaging only.
Canada’s Jet Label & Packaging bought by U.S. label maker ProMachby Canadian Plastics
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Edmonton, Alta., Jet Label manufactures labels and printed tape for a range of industries.
Clariant completes sale of its healthcare packaging businessby Canadian Plastics
The company will be rebranded as Airnov Healthcare Packaging.
Schaefer Systems to sell Woodbridge foam packaging in North Americaby Canadian Plastics
The agreement allows Charlotte, N.C.-based Schaefer to provide design, manufacturing, and distribution support to large industrial manufacturing customers with emphases within the automotive industry.
The Beer Store to eliminate single-use plastic bags from all storesby Canadian Plastics
The Ontario retail chain will be eliminating single-use plastic bags at all locations in January 2020.
ExxonMobile, W&H demonstrate new collation shrink filmby Canadian Plastics
The companies used the K 2019 show to demonstrate a 40-micron, five-layer polyolefin dedicated collation shrink film, which included 30 per cent recycled polyethylene.
New zero waste solution for coffee capsulesby Canadian Plastics
The GEA capsules are suitable for Nespresso, Lavazza Blue, and Keurig systems, and are made with Ingeo, a renewably sourced biomaterial from NatureWorks.
Avery Dennison wins 2019 Innovations in Sustainability Awardby Canadian Plastics
The Sourcing Industry Group recognizes the company along with EcoVadis for scaling its sustainability risk and improvement program across a global supply base.
Fiji Water commits to 100 per cent recycled PET water bottles by 2025by Canadian Plastics
The company, said to be the No. 1 importer of premium bottled water in the U.S., also plans to have 20 per cent rPET in bottles next year.
Coca-Cola develops bottle made from recycled ocean plasticsby Canadian Plastics
About 300 sample PET bottles have been produced using 25 per cent recycled marine plastic, retrieved from the Mediterranean Sea and beaches.
Sabic opens new caps and closures center in the Netherlandsby Canadian Plastics
The new facility has equipment for testing material characteristics such as mechanical properties, dimensional stability, and environmental stress cracking resistance.
Husky commits to sustainable packagingby Canadian Plastics
The Canadian injection molding equipment maker has also signed the Ellen MacArthur Foundation’s New Plastics Economy Global Commitment.
Private equity firm Nautic Partners and management buy Spartechby Canadian Plastics
Maryland Heights, Mo.-based Spartech supplies acrylic products, plastic sheet and rollstock, specialty film laminates, and thermoformed packaging solutions.