Intertape Polymer buying protective packaging maker Polyairby Canadian Plastics
In its sixth acquisition in four years, Canadian packaging product supplier Intertape Polymer Group is buying protective packaging maker Polyair Inter Pack Inc., which has corporate headquarters in Montreal and Sarasota, Fla., for US$146 million.
Pregis completes acquisition of FP Internationalby Canadian Plastics
First announced last month, the deal includes five manufacturing facilities.
Consolidated Container buying Montreal-based Deltapac Packagingby Canadian Plastics
Deltapac Packaging manufactures plastic bottles for the specialty chemical, cosmetic, food, and pharmaceutical industries.
Tekni-Plex buys healthcare, performance lidstock, induction seal and specialty lamination businesses from Oracle Packagingby Canadian Plastics
Going forward, these product lines will become part of Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex business.
Pregis acquiring protective packaging maker FP Internationalby Canadian Plastics
Fremont, Calif.-based FP International provides a wide range of protective packaging solutions, including its Mini Pak’R, Pro Pak’R, and Power Pak’R protective packaging products.
McDonald’s to phase out plastic straws in UK, Irelandby Canadian Plastics
The fast food giant announced on June 15 that it will replace plastic straws in all of its restaurants throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland – totalling about 1,300 locations – by 2019.
Ikea removing plastic bags, straws, single-use plastics by 2020by Canadian Plastics
In the latest ban involving plastic straws, Swedish home furniture supplier Ikea has pledged to remove all plastic bags, straws and other single-use plastics products its stores globally, and from customer and employee restaurants in stores by 2020.
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.