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Uniloy buys Amsler blow molding assets

Uniloy has also hired former Amsler CEO and staff, and will provide spare parts and service for Amsler equipment.

Clearlake Capital buys Intertape Polymer in big packaging deal

Intertape is a global maker of plastic film and other packaging materials with headquarters in Montreal and Sarasota, Florida.

Sobeys launches Plastic Waste Challenge to replace hard-to-recycle packaging

From now until May, Sobeys will be working with challenge applicants across Canada to identify a potential partner for a sustainable packaging solution to pilot in some of their stores.

Vinyl building products maker Cornerstone bought by private equity firm for $5.8 billion

Cornerstone produces vinyl windows, vinyl siding, stone veneer, metal roofing, metal wall systems, and metal accessories.

C-P Flexible Packaging buys Bass Flexible Packaging

Located in Lakeville, Minn., Bass produces a variety of stand-up pouches, premade bags and shrink sleeves.

Plastiblow forms new company for North America

The Italy-based firm's new location in Miami will serve customers in the U.S and Canada.

Thermal Care adds regional manager for Western Canada

Amy McCully has been named as regional manager for British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan, plus the U.S. West Coast and Tijuana.

HB Chemical buys chemical distributor J. Drasner

J. Drasner supplies batch inclusion packaging and specialty additives for the plastics and rubber industries.

Join us on March 22 for Advance: Women in Manufacturing

The virtual event offers live panel discussions, a keynote presentation, a workshop and on-demand sessions.
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Special Reports 

Corporate taxes can be good for shareholders: Why some actually want their companies to pay tax

When it comes to shareholder credits, shareholders prefer their corporations pay the standard tax they owe — not a lower tax — to ensure higher cash flows. » Read more

Researchers develop self-healing polymer that rapidly recovers from damage

Created by a team from Japanese research institution Riken, the material almost completely recovers its original strength within minutes of being cut. » Read more

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