Bekum reorganizes its global sales divisionby Canadian Plastics
The Berlin-based extrusion blow molding equipment maker has appointed Bill Duckham as its new sales director, Werner Pawlowski as a new global sales manager, and Stephan Gruber as a sales engineer.
NPE2018 Bottle Zone is sold outby Canadian Plastics
The sold-out Bottle Zone that will be featured at the upcoming NPE2018 trade show in Orlando will cover more than 65,000 net square feet on the exhibit floor, and provide a comprehensive look at the trends, technical knowledge, innovations and suppliers that serve this sector.
Graham Partners buys thermoformer Tray-Pakby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Reading, Pa., Tray-Pak produces thermoformed packaging solutions such as trays, deli containers, display trays, lids, and domes for food, consumer goods, medical, and industrial applications.
Stand-up pouches to top $4.5 billion by 2021: reportby Canadian Plastics
The favourable development of the total supply chain cost of stand-up pouches and their stronger proposition to promote sustainability compared with rigid packaging alternatives will continue to be the key drivers of demand, AMI Consulting said.
Rigid packager IntraPac sold to private equity firm Onexby Canadian Plastics
Mooresville, N.C.-based IntraPac manufactures sticks, jars, vials, closures, spouts, bottles, and tubes for the personal care, household products, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries.
Sidel partners with Coca-Cola for new “spiral” Fanta PET bottleby Canadian Plastics
Coca-Cola credits the new bottle redesign with helping to revitalize the 70-year-old Fanta brand.
Graham Partners buys packaging thermoformer EasyPakby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Leominster, Mass., EasyPak serves the food packaging sector, and describes itself as being unusual in that it offers packaging made from 100 per cent post-consumer recycled materials.
Coveris realigns into four business unitsby Canadian Plastics
Packaging supplier Coveris Holdings SA has realigned its operations into four business units: Americas, Rigid, EMEA (Europe, the Middle East, and Africa), and UK Food & Consumer.
Berry Group buys film maker Clopay Plasticsby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Ohio, Clopay Plastics manufactures specialty plastic films for hygienic, health care, and industrial products.
TricorBraun buys B.C.-based flexible packager Taipakby Canadian Plastics
The purchase is TricorBraun’s first move into the flexible packaging industry.
High-barrier pouch market to exceed $2.5 billion by 2024: reportby Canadian Plastics
Key drivers of growth include a shift in manufacturer focus toward packaging as a promotional tool rather than just protective packaging has enhanced the high-barrier pouch market size, the report said, and innovations in packaging design to attract customers without compromising quality.
Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Companyby Canadian Plastics
The purchase, for an undisclosed price, is part of Alpha’s European expansion.
Transcontinental Inc. acquires Quebec-based Les Industries Flexipakby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Montreal, Les Industries Flexipak is a converter specialized in flexographic printing, lamination as well as bag and pouch making, and has other value-added capabilities.
Tekni-Plex promotes Glenn Fish to chief operating officerby Canadian Plastics
Previously, Fish was chief financial officer and executive vice president. During his three-year-tenure with the Wayne, Pa.-based Tekni-Plex, the company has achieved consistent year-on-year quarterly earnings growth and has completed six strategic acquisitions.
Tekni-Plex acquired by investment firm Genstar Capitalby Canadian Plastics
Wayne, Pa.-based Tekni-Plex has locations in Belgium, China, Costa Rica, Germany, India, Italy, Northern Ireland, and the U.S.
Toronto plastics packaging supplier, supervisor, fined for workplace accidentby Canadian Plastics
The worker suffered a permanent injury after being crushed between a forklift and a structural steel column at Regency Plastics in April 2106.
TricorBraun acquires Continental Packaging Associatesby Canadian Plastics
Pennsylvania-based glass and plastics packaging supplier Continental Packaging will now operate under the TricorBraun portfolio.
Private equity firm MSD Partners buys blow molder Ring Containerby Canadian Plastics
Blow molder Ring Container Technologies Corporation is being sold to MSD Partners LP, an investment business backed by Michael Dell, founder of Dell Inc. Ring Container, which reported annual sales of more than US$300 million, makes high density polyethylene and…
Going the extra miles for Aokiby Canadian Plastics
Jose Penaloza will rack up at least 20 trans-Pacific flights this year as part of his push to increase Japanese injection stretch-blow molding machine maker Aoki’s presence in Canada. That’s a lot of hang time, but it’s beginning to pay off.
Intertape Polymer expands Pittsylvania County, Virginia facilityby Canadian Plastics
Packaging product supplier Intertape Polymer Group (IPG) is investing US$7 million to add manufacturing and distribution capacity at its facility in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. IPG, which has corporate headquarters in Montreal and Sarasota, Fla., develops, manufactures, and sells a variety…