AMI Issues Study of Polymer Demand in NAFTA

The report includes detailed statistical data for all major thermoplastic materials in the US, Canada, and Mexico with forecasts until 2022

CCL Industries Acquires Imprint Plus

The bolt-on acquisition for Avery adds the manufacture of badges, signs, and more to CCL’s portfolio

Smart Planet Technologies Starts Paper Cup Recycling Program

With support from Allan Company & Replenysh, company says reCUP Recycling Initiative takes a major step addressing global paper cup recycling problem

DowDuPont to Invest in Expansion

The company will invest $100 Million to expand manufacturing capacity of specialty materials at Sabine River Works

Klöckner Pentaplast Reports Expansion

The company says its Pharmaceutical & Medical Device Films Division has expanded converting capacity in China

Compostable Pack Launches for Cereal Brand

Futamura has partnered with sustainable packaging manufacturer, Bio4Pack, to create a compostable pack for Dutch organic cereal producer, De Halm, using NatureFlex™ and Tipa film.

PMMI Renews Relationship with WorldStar Awards

PMMI maintains a partnership with WPO at PACK EXPO shows and will continue its sponsorship of the WorldStar Awards for 2018 and 2019

Filmquest Appoints Vice President

Vik Reddy brings an impressive background in film with him as he joins the global supplier of Questar Polyester Films

Cortec Celebrates Expansion of Facility

Company and town joined to celebrate the Cortec Advanced Films plant where VpCI PE film and bags are extruded

Flex Films Says BOPET Is Soft & Strong

FLEXPET F-STF biaxially oriented polyethylene film is reported to provide a soft luxurious surface as well as high durability

DUNMORE Honored as Boeing Supplier

The company receives a Gold Level Boeing Performance Excellence Award as a supplier of films and film laminates for aircraft and space applications

Transcontinental Acquires Coveris Americas

Transcontinental expects the purchase to help it become a North American leader in flexible packaging

Filmquest Reports Price Increase

The increase takes place April 1 and covers all of company’s Questar polyester film products

AFA Systems Forms AFA Cooper Division

The new division, a result of AFA System’s acquisition of Cooper Machine & Tool, will focus mainly on plastic bag and film converting

Now Plastics to Offer Foil from Non-China Sources

The company will supply US converters with light-gauge aluminum foil from around the world to give converters alternative sources

Corona Treating For Coating & Laminating Film

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