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January 27, 2021  

Graham Packaging unveils new website and brand identity

The redesign is meant to reflect what the company calls its commitment to “smart, sustainable packaging”.

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January 27, 2021  

Sudpack acquires LPF Flexible Packaging

Headquartered in Grootegast, the Netherlands, LPF manufactures high-barrier films for sensitive products.

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January 25, 2021  

New transparent PVC film capable of inactivating coronavirus

Developed by Braskem and AlpFilm, the film can inactivate 79.9% of the new coronavirus in three minutes and 99.99% in up to 15 minutes.

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January 25, 2021  

ProMach acquires flexible packaging supplier Bartelt

The purchase is designed to expand ProMach’s North American base for flexible packaging solutions and further strengthens its portfolio of pouch packaging solutions.

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January 21, 2021  

Intertape Polymer Group investing $45 million to expand Virginia facility

The expansion to the plant in Danville will add 30,000 square feet and create 50 new jobs.

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January 14, 2021  

Compostable bioplastics supplier Novamont boosts European presence with BioBag acquisition

BioBag is a Norwegian supplier of waste collection and packaging.

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January 12, 2021  

Investment firm SK Capital buys packaging thermoformer Lacerta Group

Founded in 1993 and headquartered in Mansfield, Mass., Lacerta makes packaging primarily for the food sector.

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January 11, 2021  

ProAmpac acquires U.K.-based Rapid Action Packaging

The deal is designed to extend ProAmpac’s flexible packaging capabilities into the fresh prepared and ready-to-eat retail market.

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January 11, 2021  

Wine bottle closures made from recycled ocean plastic

The new closures are the result of a partnership between Guala Closures and Oceanworks.

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January 8, 2021  

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board becomes part owner of TricorBraun

Along with private equity group Ares Management Corp., Ontario Teachers’ will acquire a majority of shares in the St. Louis-based packaging distributor.

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January 7, 2021  

Specialized Packaging Group bought by investment firm Altamont Capital Partners

Baldwinsville, N.Y.-based SPG manufactures protective packaging products that operates under two divisions, Ivex and Engineered Packaging.

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January 6, 2021  

Selig Group acquires container and packaging solutions provider Performance Systematix

Performance Systematix will operate as a subsidiary of Selig and continue to operate from its headquarters in Grand Rapids, Mich.

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January 5, 2021  

Packaging supplier Plastic Coated Papers installs second Davis-Standard extrusion coating line

The installation comes as the Pensacola, Fla.-based company positions itself for future expansion.

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January 5, 2021  

Avery Dennison acquires overlaminate supplier Acpo Ltd.

The deal includes the majority of Acpo’s assets, including coating, finishing and distribution operations at its Oak Harbor, Ohio, headquarters, as well as three finishing and distribution sites in the U.S.

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December 22, 2020  

Investment firm Morgan Stanley buys AWT Labels & Packaging

Founded in 1976, Minneapolis, Minn.-based AWT is said to hold a top three market position in the medical device labels and clinical trials labels segments.

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December 21, 2020  

Fortis Solutions buys labels and flexible packaging supplier Kala Packaging

Orem, Utah-based packaging supplier Kala Packaging LLC has been

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December 18, 2020  

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling announces expanded operations in Ontario and Quebec

The company will invest more than $35 million to move some of its manufacturing from the U.S. to the Greater Toronto Area and Montreal.

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December 18, 2020  

Primary Packaging acquires tamper-evident bag maker Packaging Horizons

Easton, Pa.-based Packaging Horizons prints different security overwrap films, which can be used in pharmaceutical, medical, and food packaging applications.

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December 17, 2020  

Berlin Packaging expands in Europe with two acquisitions

The acquisition of packaging suppliers Repli and Pentapackaging are designed to strengthen Berlin Packaging’s product offerings in Spain and Italy.

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December 15, 2020  

Sabic, Netstal partner on thin-wall packaging applications

Cooperation between Sabic and Netstal, KM’s injection molding machine brand, will focus on application, material, and processing innovations.