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Transcontinental to buy plastics packager Coveris for $1.7 billion

The purchase is the latest step in Montreal-based Transcontinental’s expansion into the plastics packaging business.


Magna signs composite liftgate JV with Chinese automaker

Aurora, Ont.-based Magna signed the joint venture deal with a subsidiary of state-owned automotive giant Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. Ltd.


Global automotive aftermarket will grow in 2018: report

The new report, by market research firm Frost & Sullivan, says that global automotive aftermarket demand will increase by 4.4 per cent during 2018, with a slowdown anticipated in some developed markets.


Resin distributor Bamberger Polymers bought by Plastiche SA

Luxembourg-based resin distributor Plastiche is owned by the Roussis family, which also controls Ravago, another major distributor of thermoplastic resins.
 
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Integrity Tool & Mold and KraussMaffei partner for big projects

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Fanta reborn in new spiral PET bottle

Seven decades after the Coca-Cola Co. introduced its popular Fanta product, the bottle style was starting to look tired. Which is why Coca-Cola partnered with Sidel, a division of packaging supplier Sidel Group, to rejuvenate the Fanta brand in a new “spiral” PET bottle redesign. » Read More
 
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Multilayer Flexible Packaging 2018

April 10-11, 2018
Location: Chicago
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2018 North American Flexible Film and Bag Conference

April 10-12, 2018
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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BevTech 2018

April 30-May 2, 2018
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
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