Paper Acquisition Reported

APPLETON, WI | Paper converter Progressive Converting will acquire Northwoods Paper Converting, Beaver Dam, WI. The transaction is expected to close in

Technical Report: A Rheology Lesson

Whether you are dealing with a fluid coating or a plastic product, you need to understand rheology. Rheology of the polymer in question affects not only

Flexo Press Offers Premium Print

The Imperia 8 CL flexo press for extended print repeat formats is designed to print and convert flexible packaging materials in web widths from 1,100-1,700

Paper for Fatty, Non-Fatty Foods

Bladepak premium C1S paper is supplied with and without grease-resistant treatment for fatty and non-fatty foods. Said to offer high strength, crack resistance,

API Announces Price Increase

API Group, reported as one of the largest foil and holographic manufacturers in foil packaging solutions, has announced price increases of up to 20% for its foil product range, effective December 17, 2010

Teknoweb, Elsner Engineering Announce Cooperative Partnership

Teknoweb S.r.l. and Elsner Engineering Works have announced the formation of a cooperative partnership

EDI's New Technology Center Features Multi-Process Lab

The latest addition to an extensive process laboratory at the world headquarters of Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI)

Plastic Packaging Technologies Purchased by Mid Oaks Investments

Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC (PPT), a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging, has been purchased by privately-held Mid Oaks Investments LLC, Buffalo Grove, IL, for an undisclosed amount

Toray Plastics (America) To Build $2 million Solar Field

Toray Plastics (America), a US manufacturer of precision-performance polypropylene, polyester, and bio-based films for packaging and industrial applications, has announced plans to begin construction in the second quarter of 2011 on a $2 million 446 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) field on its 70-acre campus in North Kingstown, RI

Chill Factor

Coldkeepers LLC, Thomasville, GA, earns first place in the 2010 Pack Expo Selects competition for its Kold-To-Go thermal bags. The bags use

Metallized PP for Barrier Pouches

PC3 advanced metallized PP film reportedly delivers twice the moisture barrier and three times the oxygen barrier of previous generations of company's

Elastomer Enhances BOPP Seal

Vistamaxx propylene-based elastomers help converters that currently manufacture BOPP films using specialty, polybutene-1 modified, terpolymer PP or apply

Whipped Cream Buzz

The RB Dwyer Group, Anaheim, CA, is printing full sleeve PVC shrink labels for Maple Grove Products' alcohol-infused whipped cream aerosol cans, which curve at the top

Bacon Sliders

Zip-Pak, Chicago, IL, reports the first commercial application of Zip-Pak Slider Advantage for Plumrose 24-oz Hearty Country Style Thick-Sliced Bacon packages

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers Increases Price in Europe for Ethylene Copolymer

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced a price increase for Europe, Middle East, and Africa of Euro 0.35/kg on all grades of DuPont ethylene copolymer resins. These increases are effective Jan. 1, 2011
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