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.
Amyris Brasil Ltda owns and operates the Brotas 1 production facility in Campinas, Brazil.
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.
The company has appointed Kevin Miller as its general manager, overseeing all Newton, Kansas operations including production, inside sales, engineering, and purchasing.
The new line will also create a minimum of six new jobs; Ampacet Europe currently employs 570 people, including 170 in Luxembourg.
Headquartered in Ohio, Clopay Plastics manufactures specialty plastic films for hygienic, health care, and industrial products.
The plant, which officially opened on Nov. 9, will be used mainly for the assembly of the company’s KBB-series all-electric packaging machines as well as KSB machines for blow molding applications in the automotive industry.
The purchase is TricorBraun’s first move into the flexible packaging industry.
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.
The acquisition includes a production site in Charleston, South Carolina, with roughly 90 employees and approximately 65 million euros in sales.
The new location is part of Omron’s increased investment and revitalization in Canada and the Americas.
Dutch chemical company Royal DSM is restructuring its additive manufacturing (AM) business by aligning all its AM activities within its Materials cluster and promoting a partnership approach. Described by the company as a “customer-centric” approach, DSM’s restructuring involves the formation…
Ford Motor Co. took home the top award for its entry in the body exterior category, a structural front-end module with loose layer construction on the 2018 Expedition.
The materials – pre-impregnated carbon fibers known as “prepreg” – will be produced at a facility at Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates and will supply Boeing’s 777X, the latest generation aircraft.
Auto industry representatives and academics researching autonomous vehicles will work together at the Stratford, Ont. centre to further develop and demonstrate the technology.
In a Nov. 9 statement, Bolton, Ont.-based Husky has created a dedicated tooling team to focus investment on technology and increased global delivery capabilities.
Plastic bottle recycling declined slightly in 2016, slipping 2.4 per cent to just over 2.9 billion pounds, a new report said.
Jerry MacCleary is named CEO, Haakan Jonsson will succeed him as president, and Christine Bryant will lead the North American polyurethanes business.
The purchase, for an undisclosed price, is part of Alpha’s European expansion.
Driven by the high level of North American vehicle launches predicted between 2018 and 2020, spending on automotive vendor tooling will reach a record high of US$11 billion next year, a new report from Harbour Results Inc. said.