In a bid to broaden its market reach, specialty material supplier PolyOne Corporation has acquired some of the specialty assets from Accella Performance Materials, a Maryland Heights, Mo.-based manufacturer of liquid polymer formulations.
Canadian plastic pallet maker AK-West has partnered with global supplier Cabka North America Inc. to offer a more extensive range of pallets to the Canadian marketplace.
Michael Urquhart, a former vice president with Husky Injection Molding Systems, has joined the sales team for the upcoming NPE2015 trade show.
In a bid to expand its global footprint, packaging supplier Coveris Holdings has acquired Learoyd Packaging (Holdings) Ltd., said to be one of the UK’s leading flexographic print specialists.
Plastics processing equipment maker Husky Injection Molding Systems has kicked off its latest world tour with an event in Mexico.
Industry veteran William Austen has been appointed as the new president and CEO of flexible packager Bemis Co.
Packaging Concepts + Design LLC (PC&D), a U.S.-based provider of packaging solutions for global Tier 1 automotive suppliers and OEMs, has been purchased by its management team and private equity firm O2 Investment Partners LLC.
PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, the owner and producer of the PACK EXPO family of trade shows, is accepting nominations for the Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2014.
DuPont has recognized a fresh crop of award recipients for packaging innovation, in the latest edition of the industry’s longest-running, global, independently judged competition highlighting innovative packaging solutions and collaboration…
A new study has determined that six major categories of plastic packaging help to significantly reduce energy use and greenhouse gas emissions compared to packaging alternatives made with other materials.
In a move to become a provider of fully integrated, turnkey co-injection barrier solutions, plastics processing equipment maker Milacron LLC has purchased Kortec Inc., a Rowley, Mass.-based supplier of turnkey co-injection systems to the…
Specialty packager CCL Industries Inc. has acquired an additional 12.5 per cent interest in its Chilean wine label venture Acrus-CCL for US$1.2 million and now owns 62.5 per cent of the equity.
Toronto-based specialty packaging and labels firm CCL Industries has announced plans to close its aerosol manufacturing plant north of Toronto, affecting 170 employees.
The U.S. stand-up pouch market has seen dramatic growth over the past five years, increasing by 50 per cent in unit volume terms to approaching 17 billion units in 2013 – and will continue to grow by around seven per cent per annum to…
Toronto-based specialty label and packaging maker CCL Industries is getting into the in-house extrusion business with an agreement to acquire the assets of Advanced Packaging Films GmbH, of Schkopau, Germany, for approximately $9 million in…
A new survey by food packaging and processing company Tetra Pak highlights a rising demand for renewable materials and environmental labeling among consumers worldwide.
There’s probably never a bad time to expand, but there are certain times when it feels just a little more exciting. Expanding after having survived the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression definitely qualifies — kind…
The union representing workers at a soon-to-close packaging plant near Toronto is accusing the U.S. company of a lack of compassion for employees.
U.S.-based Pretium Packaging LLC has announced plans to close its Pointe Claire, Que. preform plant by the end of December 2013.
In a bid to enter the PET blow molding market, Germany-based packaging specialist Bosch Packaging Technology plans to acquire the assets of Tecsor Machines et Systèmes SAS, based in Meyreuil near Marseille, France.