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LyondellBasell, Braskem confirm merger talks

LyondellBasell Industries and Odebrecht S.A., the controlling shareholder of Brazil-based Braskem SA, have confirmed that the companies have entered into exclusive talks regarding a potential merger that would give LyondellBasell a controlling stake in Braskem.

Pregis acquiring protective packaging maker FP International

Fremont, Calif.-based FP International provides a wide range of protective packaging solutions, including its Mini Pak’R, Pro Pak’R, and Power Pak’R protective packaging products.

Tekni-Plex buys healthcare, performance lidstock, induction seal and specialty lamination businesses from Oracle Packaging

Going forward, these product lines will become part of Tri-Seal, a Tekni-Plex business.

Clariant opens new additives production facilities in China

The opening completes a multi-million dollar investment originally announced by Clariant last year.
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Brampton Engineering and Polytarp Products make a dynamic duo

Polytarp Products got its start by making tarpaulins, and then became famous supplying plastic film for the construction industry. But it has reinvented itself over the past 10 years as a go-to supplier for high-barrier food packaging – and blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering has been there every step of the way. » Read More
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PET Technologies is crossing the pond

After almost 20 years of selling its blow molding machines and blow molds into Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, Austria-based PET Technologies has now set its sights on North America. » Read More

Resource Recovery Partnership Conference

June 21-22, 2018
Location: Waterloo, Ont.
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