Pretium to expand Illinois and Texas PET bottle plantsby Canadian Plastics
The Texas plant will be expanded by 52,000 square feet, while Pretium is also nearing completion of a 54,000-square-foot expansion for its Aurora, Illinois plant to provide additional manufacturing and warehousing space.
Canada’s plastic packaging recycling rate rises again: studyby Canadian Plastics
The study, conducted by the CPIA, found that the increase was the result of more plastic packaging collected, specifically PET bottles, PE clear film, and PE agricultural film.
Brampton Engineering bought by Davis-Standardby Canadian Plastics
Brampton, Ont.-based BE manufactures blown film technology including its multilayer AeroFrost air-blown and AquaFrost water-quenched film systems, its Vector air rings, and the SCD coextrusion die.
Plastic water bottles to be banned from Montreal city buildingsby Canadian Plastics
While concessions would be made, such as stockpiling bottled water in case of an emergency, the ban will prevent bottled water from being sold and their use restricted in city-run buildings.
Starlinger acquires tape and monofilament maker Barmag Spinnzwirnby Canadian Plastics
Vienna-based plastics machinery manufacturer Starlinger & Co. GmbH has acquired the Barmag Spinnzwirn tape and monofilament business unit of Germany-based filament spinning system maker Oerlikon.
Vancouver to ban plastic straws, foam cups and containers by June 2019by Canadian Plastics
The decision is drawing criticism from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, which notes that a recent public opinion survey shows the ban is highly unpopular with Vancouver residents.
Brampton Engineering and Polytarp Products make a dynamic duoby Canadian Plastics
Polytarp Products got its start – not to mention its name – by making tarpaulins, and then became famous supplying plastic film for the construction industry. But it has reinvented itself over the past 10 years as a go-to supplier for high-barrier food packaging – and blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering has been there every step of the way.
Crawford Packaging buys Celplast Packaging Systems and BVM USAby Canadian Plastics
The double acquisition will help London, Ont.-based Crawford expand its range of “Shrink It Right” packaging products for the North American market.
Novolex buying consumer goods supplier Waddington Group for $2.3 billionby Canadian Plastics
The acquisition will produce a unit with more than US$1 billion in U.S. sales of single-use foodservice items such as takeout containers, cups, and bags.
Klöckner Pentaplast named Best Rigid Plastic Film Manufacturer for 2018by Canadian Plastics
The Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Films Division of Germany-based Klöckner Pentaplast has been named as the Best Rigid Plastic Film Manufacturer by the Global Health and Pharma network at the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Packaging Awards 2018.
ProAmpac buys flexible packaging supplier Gateway Packagingby Canadian Plastics
Gateway is one of the largest pet food packaging manufacturers in North America offering a wide array of products, including multi-wall bags, stand-up pouches, small- and large-format quad-seal bags, box pouches, roll stock, treat bags, and hybrid bags.
Tekni-Plex acquires tray makers Commodore Plastics and Commodore Technologyby Canadian Plastics
The acquisitions will expand Tekni-Plex’s food processor tray portfolio and manufacturing capability.
ORBIS buys dunnage maker Hinkle Manufacturingby Canadian Plastics
The acquisition comes less than a month after ORBIS purchased dunnage maker Response Packaging.
W. Amsler to supply PET beer containers to NPE’s Bottle Zone Beer Gardenby Canadian Plastics
The Richmond Hill, Ont.-based company, which supplies all-electric linear PET stretch blow molders, oversaw all design, technical, and manufacturing work for production of the beer bottles.
CCC buys large bottle maker PolyCycle Solutionsby Canadian Plastics
In a bid to expand its presence in the large water bottle market, rigid plastic packaging supplier Consolidated Container Co. has acquired PolyCycle Solutions for an undisclosed amount.
PET Technologies is crossing the pondby Canadian Plastics
After almost 20 years of selling its blow molding machines and blow molds into Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, Austria-based PET Technologies has now set its sights on North America.
ProAmpac acquires pouch maker Pactech Packagingby Canadian Plastics
ProAmpac said that Pactech’s products complement its existing flexible packaging offerings, which primarily serve the medical, industrial and consumer packaged goods markets.
ORBIS Corporation acquires Response Packagingby Canadian Plastics
Headquartered in Piedmont, S.C., Response Packaging is a manufacturer and supplier of reusable custom dunnage and fabricated rack solutions.
HDPE bottle made from 100 per cent ocean-bound plastics surfacesby Canadian Plastics
Sporting a silver metallic, pearlescent-effect finish, the world’s first HDPE bottle molded from 100 per cent ocean-bound plastic has just hit the market.
Transcontinental to buy plastics packager Coveris for $1.7 billionby Canadian Plastics
The purchase is the latest step in Montreal-based Transcontinental’s expansion into the plastics packaging business.