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Pretium Packaging acquires Cox Container

Headquartered in Troy, Alabama, Cox specializes in extrusion blow molding of HDPE containers for food, beverage, dairy, and industrial applications.

AptarGroup buying packaging maker CSP Technologies for $555 million

Auburn, Ala.-based CSP makes protective packaging such as blister packaging, vials, films, bottles, and closures, and has manufacturing sites in Alabama, Georgia, and in Neiderbronn, France.

Milacron reports solid growth in Q2 2018

Record sales driven by nine per cent consumables growth highlights a solid second quarter, the company said.

Walt Disney Co. plans to eliminate plastic straws by mid-2019

The company also said that it plans to transition to using refillable in-room amenities in its hotels and on its cruise ships over the next few years; and that it will be reducing the number of plastic shopping bags in its parks as well as on its cruise line.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Hamilton Plastic Systems is being reborn in the U.S.A.

Mississauga, Ont.-based auxiliary equipment maker Hamilton Plastic Systems is reinventing itself by expanding its product offerings and making a deep dive into the American marketplace. » Read More
Special Reports

“Infinitely” recyclable plastic invented

A new type of plastic developed by scientists at Colorado State University can – in theory, at least – be recycled over and over again. » Read More

Polymer Chemistry 2018

August 27-28, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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Utech North America

Sept. 11-13, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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