Roda Packaging acquires packaging supplier Industries Rada Ltd.
Laval, Que.-based Industries Rada is an injection molder and blow molder of custom packaging products.
Thousands of responses to Newfoundland and Labrador plastic bag ban survey
The province’s Environment department says that a decision on the possibility of banning single-use plastic bags is coming in the “near future”.
New York passes ban on single-use plastic bags
The bag provision will take effect starting March 1, 2020, and will ban most single-use plastic bags provided by supermarkets and other stores.
CCC buys Canadian container maker Plastique Micron
Through its Altium Packaging Canada subsidiary, CCC has bought Plastique Micron and its affiliates IMBC Blowmolding 2014 and Action Plastic Products.
Swiss packaging supplier Corvaglia Group opens first N. American production plant
First announced in February 2018, the US$25 million plant has opened in Newnan, Georgia, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the occasion planned for April 5.
Quebec’s IPL Plastics buys Belgian packaging supplier Loomans
Loomans will be integrated into IPL’s consumer packaging solutions business in Europe.
Investment firm Sterling Group buys packaging products maker Polychem
Polychem Corp., a Mentor, Ohio-based maker of PET and…
Newfoundland and Labrador seeking public input on possible plastic bag ban
The province has established a survey asking residents and others about their opinions on the possibility of banning single-use retail plastic bags.
Amcor and Bemis report progress on merger transaction
Australia-based packaging company Amcor has made what it calls “further, important progress” towards the completion of its purchase of former rival Bemis Co. Inc.
C-P Flexible Packaging buying packaging supplier Flexo Transparent LLC
Based in Buffalo, N.Y., Flexo Transparent provides rollstock, wicketed bags, pouches and stretch sleeves.
Intertape Polymer reports revenue increase for 2018
The packaging supplier increased its revenue by more than 17% to US$1,053 million compared to 2017, and by more than 21.2% to US$287.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2018 compared to Q4 2017.
Packager DS Smith selling plastics unit to private equity firm Olympus
Olympus also owns protective packaging film maker Pregis.
Berry buying packaging supplier RPC Group for $4.4 billion
Berry’s offer trumped a rival purchase offer made by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, and will create one of the world’s largest plastic packaging companies.
PTI, Haney partner to help brand owners with packaging requirements
The two packaging technology providers are teaming up to help brand owners launch
commercially-successful packages faster via turnkey assistance.
European Commission gives approval for Amcor and Bemis merger
The approval is conditional on the divestment of Bemis’ medical packaging business in Europe to address the E.C.’s concerns over competition.
Kenneth Leonard, former Packaging Association of Canada leader, passes away
Leonard held various positions at the Packaging Association of Canada, and most recently worked as business manager for the packaging division of SGS/Evolution Designworks.
Toray Plastics (America) expands OPP film production
The launch of the new, high-speed metallization equipment is the next phase of Toray’s multi-year growth plan first announced in 2016.
PPC Flexible Packaging buys HFM Packaging Ltd.
Headquartered in Wisconsin, HFM produces packaging solutions for cosmetics, personal care, pharma, food, and industrial applications.
Tetra Pak appoints Adolfo Orive as new president, CEO
Effective April 1, Orive will replace outgoing president and CEO Dennis Jonsson.
Walmart Canada announces new plastic waste reduction plan
The retail giant has released a new Charter on Plastics, which it says builds on its 2016 commitment to have 100 per cent recyclable private brand packaging by 2025.