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Hamilton Plastics

ProAmpac acquires U.K.-based Ultimate Packaging

Ultimate Packaging is a flexographic and digitally-printed flexible packaging supplier.

Tekni-Plex acquiring Grupo Phoenix

Grupo Phoenix manufactures rigid packaging and has capabilities in the U.S., Colombia and Mexico, and customers in over 30 countries.

Pregis invests $14 million to support e-commerce growth

The packaging supplier will build a new manufacturing facility in the Atlanta, Ga. area to support e-commerce growth.

Enterprise Products acquires Nova’s ethylene storage business in Texas

The divestment will allow Nova to focus on its core businesses of ethylene and polyethylene production.

LyondellBasell acquires reinforced polyolefin supplier PolyPacific Polymers

The Malaysia facility will undergo a rebranding and name change, and its employees will become LyondellBasell employees.

Management succession at Kautex Maschinenbau

Christian Pum will take over as managing director of sales on August 1.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Inspecta. Detect contaminants, Improve quality standards.

Inspecta is the result of Piovan’s commitment to continuous improvement.
It detects the presence of Acetaldheyde or Benzene in PET products. It can be used by producers of PET granules, preforms, sheet and bottles to assure their own partners the quality of the supplied finished or semi-finished product. » Read more
Sponsored Spotlight 

Digital Transformation in Plastics

The digital transformation occurring in the plastics industry is opening new doors to efficiency opportunities. Evidence of SMART technology for extrusion and converting processes can already be seen in control options, machine designs and productivity improvements on the factory floor.
Learn how Davis-Standard is focusing on smarter processing for continuous extruder monitoring. » Read more
Special Reports 
Innovations in Plastics

New face mask prototype can detect COVID-19 infection

Developed by researchers at Harvard and MIT, the mask's sensor technology could also be used to create clothing that detects a variety of pathogens and other threats. » Read more

New elastomers pave the way for smarter robotic arms

The intelligent polymers created by researchers at Saarland University enable novel, soft robotic tools that are lighter, more agile, and more flexible than today's rigid technical components. » Read more