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April 2014
04/16/14 Berry Plastics Receives 2014 Silver Award for Technical Innovation from Flexible Packaging Association
04/14/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, April 14, 2014
04/11/14 Performance Packaging of Nevada Appoints Sales Vice President  
04/10/14

Harper Corporation of America to Attend FFTA INFO*FLEX 2014

04/10/14 Pregis announces new converting line; adds facility to accommodate growing protective packaging system demands  
04/09/14 Taghleef Industries and Derprosa Film Sign Agreement  
04/08/14 Michelman Unveils New Brand Identity at American Coatings Show 2014
04/08/14 Rhone Said to Be in Talks to Buy Ashland-Clariant Joint Venture  
04/07/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, April 7, 2014
04/07/14 Report Underscores Importance of Packaging to Reducing Food Waste  
04/07/14 RKW Prepares to Enter the Chinese Market  
04/03/14 Comexi Group presents at Interpack its new technologies with high added value for flexible packaging
04/03/14 Goss Opens New Packaging Technology Center Featuring Vpak Web Offset Press System
04/02/14 Alcoa $40m Speciality Foils Expansion
04/02/14 Chevron Phillips Says Labor Shortage Risks Shale-Driven Growth  
04/02/14 Dow Ranked as Top Employer in the 2014 Great Places to Work® Ranking
04/02/14 Top 25 Impacts on Flexible Packaging Supply Chain
04/01/14 Bemis Completes the Sale of Its Paper Packaging Division
04/01/14 Comexi Group, Maheso and Inplacsa go a step further in the field of sustainable packaging
04/01/14

Harper Corporation of America Welcomes Brian Ellis as West Coast Agent

04/01/14 Nordmeccanica to Hold a Grand Opening Ceremony for Their New Plant, Nordmeccanica Vacuum srl
04/01/14 Nordmeccanica NA Moves to New Location
 
March 2014
03/31/14 Comexi Group, essential in Caihua’s expansion (China)
03/31/14 Flexible Packaging Industry's Role in Food Waste
03/31/14

KBA Names Flex Essentials, Inc. As New Canadian Sales Agent for Flexotecnica

03/31/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, March 31, 2014
03/31/14 Trinity Packaging Ready for $6.5M Expansion  
03/27/14 Treofan creates new business unit for electronic applications  
03/26/14 Lecture: "Flexible Packaging. Optimization and innovation for my product’s packaging" in Alimentaria
03/25/14 Ace Hardware Corporation Names Berry Plastics Vendor of the Year
03/24/14 Chevron Phillips Chemical and Repsol Announce Metallocene License Agreement
03/24/14

Harper Roadshow in Nashville, TN, Approaching Quickly; Register Today to Save Your Spot

03/24/14 Berry Plastics to Acquire Rexam’s Healthcare Containers and Closures Business  
03/24/14 Dow Expands Divestiture Target To Boost Profitability  
03/24/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, March 24, 2014
03/22/14 Custom Packing Company to Grow in Steuben County  
03/21/14 Graphic Packaging Aggressive Growth Plan
03/20/14 SAM North America, LLC Finalizes Open House Plans at New Extrusion Technology Center
03/19/14 C-P Flexible Packaging Expands, Boosts Capacity  
03/18/14

Harper Corporation of America Participates in Integrated Demo at FlexTech 2014 Conference

03/18/14 Menges Roller Wins the AIMCAL 2014 Technology of the Year Award
03/18/14 Pamarco Global Graphics Designated Preferred Anilox Supplier fpr Flexo Label Advantage Group  
03/17/14 Geissmann Papier installs a 10-colour Comexi FLEXO FPlus
03/17/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, March 17, 2014
03/14/14 Clondalkin Group Appoints New Co-CEOs  
03/13/14 EPA: 51.5% of US Packaging Gets Recycled
03/13/14 Schur Flexibles Group Acquires Moneta-S, Slovakian Manufacturer of Flexible Packaging  
03/13/14 UTECO and DG Press Machines Sign Partnership Deal  
03/11/14 Flexible Packaging Manufacturer PakLab Expands Its Orland, Indiana, Production Center  
03/11/14

Harper Corporation of America Will Attend EFIA Print Awards 2014

03/11/14 The Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre trains 20 Russian professionals in flexographic printing
03/11/14 Transcontinental Inc. Enters Flexible Packaging Market  
03/10/14 FILMtech and Q4 Servcices LLC Announce Co-operation Agreement
03/10/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, March 10, 2014
03/06/14

Harper Corporation of America to Attend 2014 Gravure Global Summit

03/06/14 Product Sustainability Program Gains Momentum Throughout World  
03/06/14 Treofan shifts up gear;
BOPP maker sees positive momentum, grows in premium segments
 
03/05/14 Ampac Products Win Awards for Packaging Excellence, Design, and Innovation
03/05/14 Dow Enhances R&D Capabilities in Texas
03/05/14 NYCO Flexible Packaging Opens New Print Facility  
03/04/14 Sigma Plastics Buying Assets from Excelsior Packaging
This article reproduced with permission of Plastics News, Copyright Crain Communications Inc. 
03/03/14 Bemis Announces Closure of Its Plant in Stow, Ohio
03/03/14

Menges Expands Heat Transfer Roll Product Line: Announces Partnership with Delta T Systems and Paratherm

03/02/14 Ampac Acquires Business Deposits Plus as Part of Strategic Focus
 
February 2014
02/24/14 Creagraphics, Comexi Group new representative in Mexico
02/24/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, February 24, 2014
02/24/14 PMMI: 75% of Packaging Lines Automated
02/21/14 Sistemas Inelme Signed As Exclusive Distributor of TruPoint Doctor Blades in Spain and Portugal
02/20/14 ACCC not to Oppose Amcor's Acquisition of Detmold Flexibles  
02/20/14 Bioplastic Packaging Firm Files for Bankruptcy
02/19/14 Graphic Packaging Holding Company Agrees to Acquire U.K. Based Benson Group  
02/19/14 Sonoco Display and Packaging's Rural Hall Plant Achieves Landfill-free Status
02/18/14 Comexi Group appoints Diego Sáenz as the new strategic marketing manager
02/18/14 Intertek Expands Film and Flexible Polymer Testing Services  
02/18/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, February 18, 2014
02/18/14 Smurfit Kappa expands relationship with Pamarco Global Graphics by signing a preferred supplier agreement for the Americas  
02/13/13 Bemis to Sell Paper Packaging Division to Hood Packaging Corporation
02/12/14 Only 11% of Consumers 'Completely Satisfied' with Packaging
02/12/14 Sonoco Board Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend
02/11/14 Precision Color Graphics Announces Opening of Specialty Packaging Technologies, Inc.  
02/11/14 Uflex Q3 Profit Jumps 47.22 per cent to Rs 53 Crore  
02/10/14 Harper Corporation of America Announces 2014 Roadshow Event Locations
02/10/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, February 10, 2014
02/10/14 Plastipak Packaging Wins Constar Auction
02/06/14 Comexi Group signs an agreement with PSP to locate its own spare parts store in Moscow
02/06/14 WS Packaging Group to Expand Operations in Knoxville, TN
02/04/14 Pamarco Global Graphics to Exhibit at Graphics of the Americas 2014  
02/04/14 The Manel Xifra Boada Technological Center organizes successfully a new practical maintenance course
02/03/14 Flexo Concepts and Grupo Cosalco Team up to Bring TruPoint Orange to Colombia
02/03/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, February 3, 2014
January 2014
01/31/14 DuPont Declares First Quarter Dividend
01/30/13 Bemis Company Reports 2013 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
01/30/14 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2014 Results
01/30/14 Heritage Bag Moving Headquarters, Factory to Alliance from Carrollton  
01/29/14 Dow Board of Directors Declares 15 Percent Dividend Increase and Expands Share Repurchase Program to $4.5 Billion to be Completed in 2014
01/29/14 Tyler Packaging Expands into Europe  
01/28/14 DuPont Announces $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program
01/28/14 Intermat Flexible Packaging installs two Comexi NEXUS Evo laminating units
01/27/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, January 27, 2014
01/24/14 Berry Plastics Announces Acquisition of Controlling Interest of Qingdao P&B Co., Ltd.  
01/24/14

Harper Corporation of America Showcases Package Printing Technology at Printed Electronics USA 2013

01/22/14

Flexo Concepts Welcomes Herb Cole as North American Sales Manager

1/21/14 CEOs See Brighter Global Economy  
01/21/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, January 21, 2014
01/20/14 Harper Corporation of America Now Servicing Europe from United States
1/17/14 Sonoco Dedicates $75 Million Biomass Boiler Facility
01/15/14 BJK Expands Specialty Films Capacity with New 5-Layer Reifenhauser-Kiefel Blown Film Line
01/14/14 Terphane Increases Capacity  
01/14/14 Treofan Invests €30 Million in New Asset at Neunkirchen Site  
01/13/14 Bemis Company Named one of “America’s Healthiest Companies”
01/13/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, January 13, 2014
01/10/14

Berry Plastics Group Announces Plans to Relocate Manufacturing Equipment to Indiana Facilities

01/10/14

John Mazelin Named Executive Director of the Contract Packaging Association

 
01/10/14 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, January 10, 2014
01/09/14 DuPont Announces Mark Vergnano will be CEO of New Performance Chemicals Company
01/09/14 EFI to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Earnings Results on January 28, 2014
01/09/14 Tredegar to Expand Asian Surface-Protection Film Capacity
01/08/14 Comexi Group Presents to 80 Experts its State-of-the-Art Solventless Solutions for Flexo and Offset Printing
01/08/14 Menges Roller’s Veronica Singh to be Honored in Washington DC by Manufacturing Institute as Nominee for Women in Manufacturing Award
01/07/14 Thinfilm and Bemis Extend Partnership to Deliver Printed Electronics in Packaging  
01/06/14 InterFlex Acquisition Company Invests $10.2 Million To Expand Its Wilkesboro, North Carolina, Manufacturing Center  
01/06/14 NAM Monday Economic Report, January 6, 2014
01/02/13 Dow Science and Sustainability Education Center in Collaboration with SVSU Aims to Prepare Competitive STEM Workforce  
01/02/14 LyondellBasell Restarts Texas Plant Amid Cheap Natural Gas  
 
December 2013
12/24/13 Janice (Oppenheim) Meister Passed Away on December 24, 2013  
12/23/13 Comexi Group Appoints Tom Cusack as President of Comexi North America
12/23/13 InterFlex Group Acquires Star Packaging  
12/20/13 Amcor Enters Agreement to Purchase the US assets of Constar
12/20/13 Packaging World's Top Stories of 2013: Design Dominates
12/20/13 Sabic Opens New $126m Research Facility  
12/18/13 AEP Industries Expands KY Facility, Adds 68 Workers
12/16/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, December 16, 2013
12/13/13 DuPont Targets Renewably Sourced Polymer Increase
12/13/13 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, December 13, 2013
12/12/13 Scholle Corporation Announces Combination With IPN  
12/11/13 Uflex Targets to Double Sales to USD 2 bn in Next 4-Years  
12/09/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, December 9, 2013
12/6/13 Sonoco Details Strategic and Financial Targets
12/04/13 New Report: DuPont Achieves Most Sustainability Goals 3 Years Ahead of Schedule
12/02/13 Dow Announces Carve-Out Scope for $5 Billion of Commodity Chemicals Businesses
12/02/13

Harper Corporation of America Congratulates Paul Teachout on New Leadership Position

12/02/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, December 2, 2013
12/02/13 Sonoco Launches New Mobile-Friendly Corporate Website
 
November 2013
11/28/13 Huhtamaki Acquires BCP Fluted Packaging
11/25/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, November 25, 2013
11/26/13 Berry Plastics Announces Plans to Close 5 Plants  
11/26/13 Constantia Flexibles Decides Not To Proceed With IPO  
11/22/13

Don Duncan Inducted Into the Ben Franklin Honor Society

11/22/13 Liqui-Box: Opening of Taizhou, China Manufacturing Facility
11/22/13 Multifilm Honored for Sustainability Efforts
11/22/13 Pro Mach Expands Flexible Packaging Group with Acquisition of Tekkra Systems  
11/22/13 Transilwrap Company, Inc. Enters Partnership with The Jordan Company  
11/21/13 Comexi North America Strengthens its
Sales Area in Midwest
11/21/13 Kuraray to Acquire DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls
11/19/13 Nestlé, Danone, Unilever, Form Plant-Based Bioplastics Alliance
11/19/13 Novelis to Sell North American Consumer Foil Business  
11/19/13 Top Five Private-Label Food Trends
11/18/13 Amcor Announces Detmold Flexibles Acquisition
11/18/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, November 18, 2013
11/18/13 Packaging Companies Unite Under New Global Brand- COVERIS™  
11/18/13 Uflex Looks at Doubling Polish Unit's Capacity  
11/15/13 Liqui-Box Announces Technology Investments at Two Facilities
11/15/13 Sonoco Pays Off $121 Million in Maturing Bonds
11/14/13 Dow Announces Early Results of Its Debt Tender Offers
11/13/13 Sealed Air Corporation Announces Sale of Rigid Medical Packaging Business  
11/12/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, November 12, 2013
11/11/13 Bemis Company Board Elects William F. Austen Executive Vice President And Chief Operating Officer
11/11/13

Harper Corporation of America Recaps Success at GAAmericas Gravure Technical Forum

11/11/13 Weidenhammer Packaging to Acquire Flextrus, A&R Carton
11/08/13 American Packaging Corporation has been Awarded “Best of the Best” in Best Workplace in the Americas for the Sixth Year
11/08/13 Constantia Flexibles to Go Public Before the End of the Year
11/08/13 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, November 8, 2013
11/08/13 UFLEX Ltd Q2 FY 2014 Consolidated Net Revenue at Rs. 1516 Crore and Net Profit at Rs. 46 Crore  
11/05/13 ACUS SRL Signed as Exclusive Distributor of TruPoint Orange in Italy 
11/05/13 Chevron Phillips Chemical Completes NAO Expansion Study at Cedar Bayou Plant and Advances Expansion Plans
11/05/13 Reynolds Consumer Products Announces Acquisition of Trans Western Polymers’ US Operations  
11/05/13

Sean Teufler Is Harper Corporation of America's New Senior Technical Graphics Advisor for the Harper GraphicSolutions Division

11/04/13 Dow Collaboration Leads to ‘Revolutionary’ Recyclable Pouch
11/04/13 German Federal Patent Court Invalidates Durst's White Ink Patent in Case Against EFI
11/04/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, November 4, 2013
11/02/13 Howard Marc Weinman Obituary  
11/01/13 Dow Recognized With Award For Workplace Excellence In Advancing LGBT Workplace Equality
     
October 2013
10/31/13 Chevron Phillips Chemical Completes Sale of Polystyrene Business in China
10/31/13 Constantia Hueck Foils, LLC Name Change  
10/30/13 Admiral Packaging Adds New Stand-Up Pouch Machine to its Comprehensive Equipment List
10/29/13 FTC Cracks Down on Misleading and Unsubstantiated Environmental Marketing Claims  
10/28/13 Change is Coming for Reifenhauser Inc.
10/28/13 DuPont Named Top Employer by Science Magazine for the 6th Consecutive Year
10/28/13

Harper Corporation of America Heads to Packprint Summit 2013

10/28/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, October 28, 2013
10/28/13 Pamarco Europe has Appointed Graham Racey as the New Distribution Sales Manager for its European Operation  
10/25/13 Amcor Launches Orora Following Demerger
10/25/13 DuPont Spinning Off Performance Chemicals Unit  
10/25/13 Exopack Holding Corp. Announces Early Consent Solicitation Results
10/25/13 Uflex Invests $400 Million to Expand
This article reproduced with permission of Plastics News, Copyright Crain Communications Inc.

10/24/13 Amcor Chairman's Address, Annual General Meeting 2013
10/24/13 Bemis Company Reports 2013 Third Quarter Results
10/24/13 Dow Chemical Raises Asset Sale Target to $3 billion-$4 Billion  
10/24/13 Dow Reports Third Quarter Results
10/24/13 DuPont Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend
10/24/13 Wipak Group Opens New Factory in Poland  
10/23/13 Amcor Releases 2013 Sustainability Report
10/22/13 Pamarco Global Graphics Flexo Division Names New Canadian Sales Manager  
10/21/13

Harper Corporation of America to Participate at AIMCAL Web Coating & Handling Conference

10/21/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, October 21, 2013
10/21/13 Smurfit Kappa selects Pamarco Global Graphics to equip its new Gopfert six-colour flexographic, rotary die-cut press for its Yate, Bristol plant as part of its continuing development of a High-Definition Post Print (HDPP) service  
10/18/13 Comexi Group Presents its Worldwide Novelties in All of Their Product Lines
10/17/13 Dr. Hady Seyeda Becomes Treofan’s EVP of Manufacturing Operations  
10/17/13 Sonoco Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results
10/15/13 Ampac Provides LEΛD Training for Customer Education
10/15/13

Harper Corporation of America Celebrates Success at Labelexpo Europe 2013

10/15/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, October 15, 2013
10/14/13 Sonoco Board Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend
10/14/13 SP Group Acquires the Comexi Nexus OPTIMA 2H
10/11/13 Dow Divests Global Polypropylene Licensing & Catalysts Business
10/11/13 DuPont Named Among Top 10 Best Corporate Citizens
10/11/13 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, October 11, 2013
10/08/13 Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Management Changes
10/07/13

Mike Huey Is Harper Corporation of America’s New Central States Technical Account Manager for the Wide Web Industry

10/07/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, October 7, 2013
10/04/13 Jindal Poly Films Wraps Buy of ExxonMobil Global BOPP Film Business
10/03/13 Chevron Phillips Chemical Receives Final Approval to Build USGC Petrochemicals Project
10/03/13 Sigma Plastics Buys Southern Film Extruders
This article reproduced with permission of Plastics News, Copyright Crain Communications Inc.
10/01/13 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Announces Transactions in Support of Strategic Initiatives: Acquires Graphic Packaging Holding Company’s Flexible Plastics and Films Business
     
September 2013
09/30/13

Harper Corporation of America to Present at FTA’s 2013 Fall Conference

09/30/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, September 30, 2013
09/30/13 Toray Plastics (America), Inc. Appoints Michael Brandmeier Executive Vice President  
09/27/13 Dr. Joachim Dohm Joins Treofan as VP Corporate Development  
09/27/13 Menges Roller Expands Design & Engineering Capacity
09/25/13 American Packaging Acquires
the Comexi ACOM RG Platinum Machine
09/24/13 Dow Performance Packaging Launches Dynamic Innovation Center
09/23/13

Harper Corporation of America Announces Exciting New Partnership, Expands HEX Division 

09/20/13 BASF Agrees to Buy Verenium as It Attacks DuPont, Novozymes  
09/20/13 Prolamina Completes State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility
09/19/13 Amcor Announces Profit Result for the year ended 30 June 2013
09/19/13 Comexi Group Shows its Latest Innovations in Global Solutions During its Open House
09/17/13 Sonoco Listed on Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for Fifth Consecutive Year
09/16/13 Comexi Group will install a Comexi OFFSET CI8 press in
the SP Group plant in Córdoba (Spain)
09/16/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, September 16, 2013
09/16/13 Walmart Highlights Sustainability Index Progress
09/15/13 Frieda Liles Elected Vice President – Finance & Treasurer of Wikoff Color Corporation
09/13/13 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, September 13, 2013
09/12/13 cei’s (Coating Excellence International) Award Winning Packaging To Be Featured In The Packaging Showcase of Innovation at Pack Expo Vegas 2013
09/12/13 China Cuisine Association and Sealed Air Corporation Launch National Food Service Hygiene Program in China
09/12/13 Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend of 32 Cents per Share
09/10/13

Harper Corporation of America Leads Global Green Efforts

09/09/13 CKF Inc. Announces Acquisition of Earthcycle Packaging and Appointment of Ms. Shannon Boase as Director, New Market Development  
09/09/13 Comexi Group will Hold a Permanent Open House During October
09/09/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, September 9, 2013
09/06/13 Uflex Delays Expansion in Latin America  
09/03/13 Klöckner Pentaplast Announces Further Global Capacity Expansion  
09/03/13 Sonoco Trident Buys Imagelinx Group for $3.27m
09/02/13 Comexi Group Leads Innovation and Sustainability with the Solventless Platform
August 2013
08/29/13 American Packaging Corporation Announces Rotogravure Expansion
08/29/13 Exopack® Advanced Coatings Purchases InteliCoat Technologies™
08/27/13 Dow Confirms U.S. Site Selections for Expansions to Leading Plastics Brands; Texas and Louisiana Chosen for Investments that Address Fast-Growing End Markets
08/26/13 Comexi Group Ppens a Permanent Centre Dedicated to R+D
08/26/13

Harper Corporation of America Anticipates Successful Exhibit at Labelexpo Europe 2013

08/26/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, August 26, 2013
08/26/13 Pamarco Global Graphics to Exhibit at CorrExpo 2013  
08/22/13 Polymer Packaging Promotes Two
08/22/13 Toray to Build $22.7 Million Power Facility  
08/21/13

Harper Corporation of America Raises Funds for Flexographic Education

08/21/13 Name Change for Flexible Packager Seville Plastics  
08/19/13 Amcor Announces Results for Year Ended, June 30, 2013
08/19/13 Bemis Performance Packaging Launches Resource-Rich New Website for Brand Packagers  
08/19/13 Davis-Standard Driving Manufacturing Efficiencies
08/19/13 FPA Announces 2013 Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker
08/19/13

Harper Corporation of America Supports Education as Platinum Sponsor of Phoenix Challenge Foundation Golf Tournament

08/19/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, August 19, 2013
08/19/13 Pamarco Global Graphics Flexo Division Names New Vice President  
08/15/13 Plascon Achieves BRC Certification  
08/14/13 Amcor Launches New Customer Friendly Website
08/14/13 Davis-Standard and Guangdong Jinming Machinery Announce Strategic Partnership to Increase Global Footprint, Products and Services in Blown Film
08/14/13 Intertape Polymer Group Reports Improved Second Quarter 2013  
08/13/13 Absolute Joins Pamarco Family  
08/13/13 Chevron Phillips Chemical One Step Closer to Building USGC Petrochemicals Project
08/13/13 Mondi Half-yearly results for the six months ended 30 June 2013
08/12/13

Harper Corporation of America to Take Expertise on Air

08/12/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, August 12, 2013
08/09/13 Global Manufacturing Economic Update, August 9, 2013
08/08/13 ALTANA Acquires Specialty Coatings Business from Henkel  
08/07/13 Ampac Wins Industry Awards in Recognition of Excellence
08/06/13 UFLEX Ltd Q1 FY 2014 Consolidated Net Revenue at Rs. 1398 crore and Net Profit at Rs. 43 Crore  
08/05/13

Harper Corporation of America Sponsors First Annual CFTC Scholarship Golf Tournament

08/05/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, August 5, 2013
08/05/13 Sealed Air Change is Like Night and Day, Says CEO
08/02/13 Printpack Inc. a Step Closer to $66M Expansion
08/02/13 Sealed Air Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results
08/01/13 Amcor Announces the Intention to Demerge its Australasia and Packaging Distribution (AAPD) Business
08/01/13 Bemis Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend And Announces New Chairman of the Board of Directors
08/01/13 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results
08/01/13 cei (Coating Excellence International) to be the Feature Story in the August Edition of the Flexible Packaging Magazine
 
July 2013
07/31/13 Dow Inaugurates Northeast Technology Center Innovation Hub
07/31/13 KM and Ispak Strengthen Strategic Alliance  
07/30/13 Dow Announces Retirement of Bill Banholzer; A.N. Sreeram Named Corporate Vice President of Research & Development
07/30/13 DuPont Declares Third Quarter Dividend
07/30/13 Label Technology Appoints Mark Hines as Business Development Director
07/29/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, July 29, 2013
07/26/13 BPA Consultation Launched by EFSA
07/26/13 DFI Unveils Two New Products
Proceeds will go Toward DFI Training
 
07/26/13 Summit Media Group Looks Forward With New Leadership
07/25/13 Bemis Company Reports 2013 Second Quarter Results
07/25/13 Davis-Standard Appoints Todd Pearson as Managing Director – Europe Operations
07/25/13 Dow Chemical May Sell Businesses Exposed to Commodity Swings  
07/25/13 Dow Reports Second Quarter Results
07/25/13 Graphic Packaging Holding Company Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results
07/24/13 KBA Takes Over Kammann Maschinenbau GmbH in Bad Oeynhausen  
07/23/13 DuPont Delivers 2Q 2013 Operating EPS of $1.28; Agriculture Sales Grew; Titanium Dioxide Volumes Up
07/23/13 DuPont Realigns Leadership Team to Accelerate Integrated Science Execution, Explores Strategic Alternatives for Performance Chemicals
07/23/13

Harper Corporation of America Announces Expansion of HarperScientific, Promotion of Stephen Reinhardt

07/22/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, July 22, 2013
07/22/13 Pamarco Global Graphics to Exhibit at Print 2013  
07/22/13 Sonoco Summarizes Sustainability Progress in its 2012-2013 Corporate Responsibility Report
07/18/13 Clondalkin Receives €350m New Financing From North American Loan Markets  
07/18/13 Huge success of the Advanced Lamination Course organised by the Manel Xifra Boada Technology Centre
07/18/13 Sonoco Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results
07/17/13 American Packaging Corporation Announces Second Facility Awarded ISO 14001:2004 Registration
07/17/13 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Public Offering
07/15/13

Harper Corporation of America Announces PCMC 2013 SMART Roadshow Stop

07/15/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, July 15, 2013
07/12/13 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, July 12, 2013
07/12/13 NEXT FLEXIBLE Acquires a Comexi FLEXO F2 Water-Based
Ink Printing System for its Clairembal Centre in Soyaux
07/11/13 Liqui-Box Announces the Appointment of Ken J. Swanson as CEO  
07/11/13 FDA Bans BPA in Baby-Formula Packaging  
07/11/13 Sealed Air Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
07/10/13 Atlas Die, LLC Acquires Bernal Inc.  
07/09/13 Hood Packaging Closing Burlington Plastics Plant, 65 Jobs Gone  
07/08/13 Klöckner Pentaplast Unveils BPET Films for Frozen Foods
07/08/13 Michelman Acquires Ecronova Polymer GmbH, Adds Water-based Polymer Capabilities
07/08/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, July 8, 2013
07/02/13 Comexi Group Introduces New Laser Technology to its Comexi Proslit Range
07/02/13 Dow Earns A+ Rating for 2012 Annual Sustainability Report
07/02/13 Flexo Concepts™ Celebrates 25 Years of Success with TruPoint™ Doctor Blade Line 
07/02/13 Sun Chemical Invests $5 Million in New State-Of-The-Art Pre-Press and Flexographic Printing Plate Manufacturing Facility
07/02/13 US Phillips 66 to Limit PP Deliveries Because of Feedstock Issues  
07/01/13 Amcor Announces China Flexible Packaging Acquisition
07/01/13 Bemis Company Acquires China-Based Specialty Film Platform
07/01/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, July 1, 2013
07/01/13 Oliver‐Tolas® Healthcare Packaging Expands Global Operations on Three Continents
 
June 2013
06/30/13 Done Deal: Corry Group Buys Former Erie Plastics Plant  
06/26/13 Packaging Dynamics Completes Sale of Thilmany Papers  
06/25/13 Admiral Packaging Scores an Impressive 935 out of 1000 on Annual AIB Inspection
06/25/13 Chevron Phillips Chemical Recognized for 2012 Safety Accomplishments
06/24/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, June 24, 2013
06/24/13 Sealed Air Names Robert Tatterson as Chief Technology Officer
06/19/13 EFI Radius ERP will Allow Netpak to Increase Business Intelligence and Gain Maximum ROI on New Presses
06/19/13 Graphix, Comexi Group’s New Representative for Switzerland
06/19/13

Harper Corporation of America Sets Sights on Philadelphia for Next SMART Roadshow Stop

06/17/13 Bemis Receives DuPont Award for Excellence in Continuing Innovation
06/17/13 “Conflict Minerals” (Tin, Tantalum, Tungsten, or gold) Final rule: Informational Brief
06/17/13 Dow Main Project Financing Completed for Sadara
06/17/13 Henry K. Watson Promoted to EVP of Watson Standard Company
06/17/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, June 17, 2013
06/14/13 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, June 14, 2013
06/13/13 Great Success of Comexi Group at Converflex, Feiplastic and Chinaprint’s Fairs
06/13/13 Huhtamaki Taking Further Actions in its Foodservice Europe-Asia-Oceania Segment to Improve Competitiveness  
06/12/13 Acquisition Hungry Packaging Firm Snaps Up Another Two Businesses  
06/11/13 ASTM Plastics Committee Releases Major Revisions to Resin Identification Code (RIC) Standard  
06/11/13 NOVA Chemicals Officially Begins Alberta Polyethylene Expansion Project
06/10/13

Harper Corporation of America's Juan Bermúdez to Speak at Asiplastic 2013

06/10/13 Miquel Salvà, Comexi Group’s Business Managing Director
06/10/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, June 10, 2013
06/10/13 Reifenhäuser Group Acquires Italian Winder Manufacturer Nuova Protex
06/10/13 Uteco North America Open House November 6th & 7th 2013
06/08/13 Berry Plastics and Preserve® Form Marketing Partnership to Enhance Awareness of the Recyclability of #5 Plastic
06/07/13 Comexi Group will be taking part in the ROSUPACK Trade Fair
06/06/13 H.B. Fuller Company Acquires Plexbond Química S/A
06/06/13 Sealed Air Steps Up Fight Against Food Waste
06/05/13 EPA and USDA Join Forces Over Food Waste
06/05/13 Hit Attendance of the 18th Edition of Hispamerflex  
06/05/13 Sealed Air Highlights its Commitment to Eliminate Food Waste on World Environmental Day
06/05/13 Treofan Factory in Neunkirchen Passes Quality Certification with Flying Colours  
06/04/13 BASF Aims to Grow Smartly in Asia Pacific
06/04/13 Harper Corporation of America Honored to Receive Second
Consecutive Best of DePere Award
06/04/13 Pamarco Global Graphics Announces VP Appointment  
06/03/13 Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces Expansion of Ethylene Production by 200 Million Pounds per Year at its Sweeny Complex in Old Ocean, Texas
06/03/13 Comexi Group holds the 11th edition of the Advanced Flexographic Sessions
06/03/13 Kuraray to Expand Production Facilities of PVA Film for Global Consumer Goods and Industrial Applications
06/03/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, June 3, 2013
06/03/13

Wikoff Color Announces the Addition of Chris Cudzilo as the Business Development Manager for Inkjet Ink

06/03/13

Wikoff Color Corporation Opens New State-of-the-Art Manufacturing Facility

 
May 2013
05/31/13 DuPont Names Leaders to New Roles
05/31/13 Polymer Packaging, Inc. Receives Coveted SQF Level 2 Excellent Rating
05/31/13 Treofan Group will not Acquire Max Speciality Films  
05/30/13 American Packaging Corporation Receives Award from the Iowa- Illinois Safety Council
05/30/13 Sonoco Flexible Packaging Announces Expansion of Morristown Facility  
05/30/13 Uflex Ltd. Q4 FY2012-’13 Consolidated Net Revenue at Rs. 1240 crore and Net Profit at Rs. 41 Crore  
05/29/13 Cove Point Holdings Acquires Clysar Division of Bemis; Will Relocate HQ to Clinton, IA
05/29/13 Dow Delivers 1st Quarter Update on 2015 Sustainability Goals
05/29/13 Industry Intelligence Webinar: Sustainable Packaging Trends in U.S. and European Markets
05/29/13 Pamarco Global Graphics to Acquire Absolute Engineering  
05/29/13 Technipaq Opens New Warehouse Facility in Cary, IL
05/28/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, May 28, 2013
05/27/13 Amcor Invests £1.3m in UK Site
05/24/13

Deluxe Packages and Nordmeccanica Signed An Agreement on a New Laminator

05/20/13 DuPont Packaging Survey Results: ‘Convenience’ Food Packaging Changed our Lives
05/20/13 H.B. Fuller Company Agrees to Acquire Plexbond Quimica, S/A
05/20/13

Harper Corporation of America Announces Cincinnati SMART Roadshow Stop, Hosted by Nilpeter

05/20/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, May 20, 2013
05/17/13 cei (Coating Excellence International) Honored For Its Wide Web Printing
05/17/13 Davis-Standard Promotes Orsini to Vice President, Extrusion Coating Systems
05/17/13 DuPont Announces Packaging Award Winners: Collaboration, Protection Dominate Themes
05/17/13

IoPP Announces AmeriStar 2013 Award Winners

05/17/13 Pamarco Global Graphics Teaming Up With AMTECH  
05/16/13 Comexi Group Closes the Sale of Two FLEXO F2 Printing
Presses to Clondalkin Group
05/16/13 Next Generation Films Expanding Plant, to Install Additional W&H Film Line
05/15/13

Harper Corporation of America Unveils New Anilox Sleeve Feature

05/15/13 Intertape Polymer Group Reports First Quarter 2013  
05/15/13 LyondellBasell European Restructuring to Include HDPE Unit in Germany
05/14/13 Comexi Group Inaugurates its New Façade: a 635m2 Vertical Garden
05/14/13

Menges Roller Expanding Chill Roll Division

05/13/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, May 13, 2013
05/10/13 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, May 10, 2013
05/09/13 Comexi Group will be Attending Feiplastic, Latin America’s Leading Plastics Event
05/09/13 Dow Announces Results from Annual Stockholder Meeting
05/09/13 Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend of 32 Cents per Share
05/09/13 Sonoco's Hanover Plant Named a Sonoco Sustainability Star Award Winner
05/08/13 Baran Ambalaj Purchases a Comexi PROSLIT EIKON
05/08/13 NatureWorks' PLA Film-Based PCG's Ecoterah Packaging Earns Patent for Biodegradability  
05/08/13 Sonoco Announces New Supplier Sustainability Award Program and First-year Recipients
05/07/13 Dow Confirms Receipt of $2.2 Billion in Cash Proceeds from Petrochemical Industries Company of Kuwait
05/07/13 Mondi Unveils Industrial Bags Plant in Iraq  
05/07/13 NOVA Weighs U.S. Gulf, Canada Ethylene to Supply Possible PE Plant  
05/07/13 Toray Plastics (America) Inc. Expands with New Coating Technology
05/06/13 Acquisitions Help Mondi Defeat Europe Malaise
05/06/13 Formosa Declares Force Majeure for PP in Point Comfort, Texas  
05/06/13

Harper Corporation of America: Robbie King Takes on Position of Narrow Web National Sales Manager

05/0613 ITW to Acquire Meurer Group  
05/06/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, May 6, 2013
05/03/13 Comexi Group will be Attending Converflex
05/03/13 FPI Launches Webinar Series on Foodservice Packaging Recovery
05/2/13 Comexi PROSLIT Gains Inspiration From Former Regulation Models to Develop a
Sensorless Rewinder Control System: Technical Article
05/02/13 Bemis Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
05/02/13 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results
05/02/13 DuPont Wins Bioeconomy Leadership Award
05/02/13 Five Leading Packaging Companies Combining to Create the World's Sixth-Largest Global Plastics Packaging Company
05/02/13 General Mills Reports Progress on Global Responsibility Efforts
05/02/13 Pregis Buys Packaging Company Surface Guard  
 
April 2013
04/30/13 Bayer MaterialScience To Sell Polyester Resins Businesses to Stepan  
04/29/13 Facility Consolidation Program Reaping Benefits – Bemis
04/29/13

Harper Corporation of America Celebrates C2 American Innovation Award and Success at ICE USA

04/29/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, April 29, 2013
04/28/13 A. Schulman Inc.'s New Plastics Masterbatch Manufacturing Facility to be Opened at Vadodara  
04/26/13 Packaging Dynamics Announces Definitive Agreement to Sell Thilmany Papers Business  
04/25/13 Bemis Company Reports 2013 First Quarter Results
04/25/13 Dow Reports First Quarter Results
04/25/13 Kendall Packaging to Expand WI Plant with 56,000-sq-ft Addition
04/24/13 Toray Plastics Invests $15M in Facility Expansion  
04/23/13 Constantia Flexibles Aims for Group Globalization
04/23/13 Reifenhäuser Reorganizes in the USA
04/22/13

Harper Corporation of America Announces Next Stop on SMART Tour

04/22/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, April 22, 2013
04/18/13 Comexi Group Reaffirms its Presence in Asian Market
Thanks to the CHINAPRINT Fair
04/18/13 Sonoco Reports First Quarter 2013 Results
04/17/13 Procter & Gamble Talks Zero Manufacturing Waste  
04/17/13 SIRPI Acquires a Comexi RG EXCEL
04/16/13

Harper Corporation of America Looks Forward to NELMA-Hosted Event

04/16/13 P&G, Big Companies Pinch Suppliers on Payments  
04/15/13 Constantia Flexibles Expands South Carolina Facility
04/15/13 FPA Flexible Packaging Industry Segment Profile Analysis
04/15/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, April 15, 2013
04/12/13 Ahlstrom Completed the Investments for Low Grammage Papers Production at its Stenay Plant, France  
04/12/13 Bryce Corp. Plans $21M Memphis Expansion  
04/12/13 Corporate Responsibility Magazine Names DuPont among Best Corporate Citizens for 4th Consecutive Year
04/11/13 Reifenhäuser Readies for Shale Gas Boost
04/10/13 Rollprint Announces $1.25 Million Investment in New Pouch Line
04/09/13 American Packaging Corporation Receives Two Awards at the Gravure Management Excellence Awards
04/09/13 Comexi FLEXO F2 has Won the “Red Dot Design” Award for its Aesthetic and Durable Design
04/09/13

FILMtech Introduces VP of Sales and Marketing Rich Eichfeld

04/09/13 Kollman Packaging Group Is Now Prime Packaging  
04/08/13 Eleven Trends Shaping Flexible Packaging
04/08/13

Harper Corporation of America to Attend FFTA INFO*FLEX 2013

04/08/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, April 8, 2013
04/05/13 Constantia Flexibles Boosts Asian Presence
04/03/13 Pamarco Global Graphics Wows at CCE  
04/02/13

Harper Corporation of America Honored with Go-To-Market Agility Award from Gravure Association of the Americas

04/02/13 Hilex Poly Acquires North American Flexible Packaging Operations of Clondalkin Group
04/02/13 Packaging Companies See Investment Opportunities
04/01/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, April 1, 2013
04/01/13 Sanders Takes Over as Sonoco's Chief Executive Officer
 
March 2013
03/29/13 New Printpack Facility is Moving Along on Schedule  
03/29/13 USDA Announces New Conservation Collaboration with DuPont to Promote Sustainable Harvesting of Bio-based Feedstocks for Cellulosic Ethanol  
03/28/13 Constantia Hueck Foils to Expand Space, Equipment at SC Plant
03/27/13 Hooven-Dayton Solidifies its Spot among Label Industry Leaders with the EFI Radius ERP Solution
03/26/13 Exopack, Kobusch and PerfoTec Enter Into Strategic Alliance
03/25/13 Flexible Packaging: Contributing to Sustainability; FPA Releases Flexible Packaging Sustainability Presentation in Celebration of Earth Day 2013
03/25/13

Harper Corporation of America Anticipates Success at ICE USA

03/25/13 Henkel Grows Flexible Packaging Offerings
03/25/13 Bag Maker and Recycler Hilex Poly Receives Environmental Award
03/25/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, March 25, 2013
03/22/13 ConAgra Nails $22M-Worth of Sustainability Savings
03/21/13

Ampac Launches BioFlex PackTM for Dry Products

03/18/13 Comexi Group celebrates the 2nd edition of the Best Suppliers Awards
03/18/13 Dow Enhances U.S. Gulf Coast Integration with New Idemitsu/Mitsui Joint Venture
03/18/13 Dow Progresses its U.S. Gulf Coast Investments, Develops Plans for Performance Plastics Facilities
03/18/13

Harper Corporation of America: 2013 Flexible and Printed Electronics Conference and Exhibition Was a Success

03/18/13 Menges Roller Wins AIMCAL Technical Excellence Award
03/18/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, March 18, 2013
03/13/13 LyondellBasell Investor Day Highlights Plans to 'Seize the Moment'
03/12/13

Harper Corporation of America Is Scheduled to Attend ICE Europe

03/11/13 FPA Announces 2013 Board of Directors
03/11/13 Innovation is King!
03/11/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, March 11, 2013
03/08/13 Harper Corporation of America Announces First Roadshow of 2013
03/07/13 Intertape Polymer Group Reports Improved 2012 Fourth Quarter and Annual Results  
03/07/13 Menges Roller Offers New Product:Pressure-Sensitive Paper to Test Nipping Systems
03/06/13 Bemis Company Elects William Jackson As Vice President And Chief Technology Officer
03/06/13 Comexi Group will be Present at the Gulf Print & Pack,
the Middle East Summit
03/06/13 Pamarco Global Graphics to Exhibit at Info Flex 2013  
03/05/13 Amcor Downsizing in Australia, Closing Plants
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03/05/13

Harper Corporation of America Announces Launch of the HEX Division

03/05/13 IoPP Awards Ceremony to Highlight EastPack Show
03/05/13 PaperWorks Industries Sells Flexible Packaging Assets to Exopack  
03/05/13 Paragon Resolves Patent Infringement Against Malpack  
03/04/13 Dow Announces Closure of Proceedings in K-Dow Arbitration
03/04/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, March 4, 2013
03/01/13 Applied Extrusion Technologies, Inc. (AET Films) Changes Name to Taghleef Industries Inc.  
03/01/13 Sealed Air Names Jerome A. Peribere CEO Effective March 1, 2013
 
February 2013
02/28/13 Ampac Wins Two Flexible Packaging Association Awards
02/28/13 DuPont Named Among the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by FORTUNE Magazine
02/28/13 KBA Plans Acquisition in Growing Flexible Packaging Market; Focus on Takeover of Flexotecnica in Italy  
02/27/13 Comexi Group Reaffirms Its Presence in the South
American Market Thanks to the PLASTIMAGEN Fair
02/27/13 Exopack Receives FPA’s Highest Achievement Award
02/27/13 Printpack of Villa Rica Announces Expansion
02/27/13

Printpack Wins Silver FPA Award for Walkers Shortbread Reseal-it Package

02/26/13 Dow Delivers Fourth Quarter Update on 2015 Sustainability Goals
02/26/13 M33 Integrated Solutions Posts 5th Consecutive Year of Double-Digit Growth
02/25/13

Harper Corporation of America Featured on Local Television Show

02/26/13 Nordmeccanica Group Acquires Certain Strategic Assets of Galileo Vacuum Systems
02/22/13 Exopack Names Jack Knott Chief Executive Officer
02/21/13 Mondi Focuses on High Growth Areas and Integration
02/18/13 Amcor Announces Interim Profit Result for Six Months Ended 31 December 2012
02/18/13 Comexi Group Reaffirms its Presence in the Russian
Market in the 21st Edition of the UPAKOVKA Fair
02/18/13 Constantia Flexibles Acquires Leading Global Label Manufacturer Spear  
02/15/13 Amcor Announces US$114.8 Million Acquisition of AGI-Shorewood’s Tobacco Packaging Operations
02/15/13 Dow Announces $1.5 Billion Share Repurchase Program
02/15/13 Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend of 32 Cents per Share
02/15/13 Private Equity Firm Acquires Major Stake in C-P Flexible Packaging
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02/14/13 Cepalgo of Brazil Adds Capacity with Davis-Standard Cast Film Line
02/13/13 EAFA: Modest Recovery for Aluminium Foil Deliveries in 2012; Cautious but Optimistic Outlook for 2013
02/13/13 Sonoco Board Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend
02/13/13 Sonoco Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Results
02/11/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, February 11, 2013
02/08/13 Berry Dedicates Kentucky Operation to Make insulated PP Cups & Containers
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02/08/13 Graphic Packaging Eyes Global Growth
02/07/13 Bemis Company Announces 30th Consecutive Annual Dividend Increase
02/06/13 Ampac Wins Multiple Awards for Innovative New Products
02/05/13 Amcor Completes Sell Off of Three Sites
02/05/13

Harper Corporation of America Recounts Success of PCMC ELS Max Impact Show

02/04/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, February 4, 2013
02/01/13 DuPont Completes Sale of its Performance Coatings Business
02/01/13 Finland's Huhtamaki Buys OH Manufacturing Site
02/01/13 LyondellBasell Calls Off Expansion Plans for Texas Metathesis Unit  
02/01/13 MEGTEC Systems, Inc. Acquires TurboSonic Technologies, Inc.
 
January 2013
01/31/13 Bemis Company Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
01/31/13 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2013 Results
01/31/13 Dow Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results
01/30/13 Industry Intelligence Announces i2partnership With University Of Georgia Warnell School Of Forestry And Natural Resources
01/30/13 Pamarco Global Graphics to Exhibit at CCE 2013  
01/28/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, January 28, 2013
01/28/13 Printpack’s UK Sites Achieve Zero Waste to Landfill  
01/28/13 Sealed Air Corporation and Hawthorne High School Celebrate Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day with “Most People Popping Bubble Wrap® at One Time” Record
01/24/13 Bayer MaterialScience Buys Land for Specialty Films Expansion
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01/24/13 Growth Specialist Mark Neville Joins Treofan from Owens Corning  
01/23/13 Industry Intelligence Webinar: Integrated Reporting—The Next Frontier in Sustainability Transparency
01/22/13 DuPont Reports 4Q and Full-Year 2012 EPS of $.11 and $3.33 Ex-items; Expects Modest Growth in 2013 Operating Earnings
01/22/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, January 22, 2013
01/21/13 DuPont Declares First Quarter Dividend
01/21/13 Private-Equity Firm Acquires Flex-Pack Converter Vonco Products
01/21/13 Sierra Packaging & Converting purchases the Comexi
FPLUS
01/20/13 Henkel and Danimer Form Alliance for Bio-Based Hot-Melt Adhesives
01/18/13 Eclipse Film Technologies Purchased
01/18/13 Flex Films Start Up New State-of-the-Art Polyester Film Plant in USA
01/18/13 PolyPak Acquires Transco Plastics Division  
01/17/13 Industry Forms Consortium to Push Biobased Agenda
01/17/13 NOVA Chemicals Returns to the LDPE Market
01/16/13 Industry Intelligence, Inc. Reports Forest Product Stocks Outperform Major Indexes in 2012
01/14/13

Harper Corporation Enhances Educational Opportunities of Flexographic Professionals with CPCC and Fox Valley Tech Affiliations

01/14/13 NAM Monday Economic Report, January 14, 2013
01/11/13 Packaging Plays Key Role in Stopping Food Waste Problem, Says Industry
01/10/13 Bemis Company Announces New Reportable Business Segments
01/10/13 Westlake Chemical Begins Ethylene Capacity Expansion Project in Lake Charles, LA
01/09/13 Bertram Capital Completes Acquisition of Webex, Inc.  
01/09/13 Comexi Group Paves its Way into the Turkish Market
01/09/13 Dow Honored as One of the ‘Best Companies for Leaders’ by Chief Executive Magazine
01/09/13 Industry Intelligence Webinar: Colvin & Co., LLP, discusses Understanding Farmland as an Investment
01/09/13 Scholle Packaging Acquires Controlling Interest in Brazilian Pouch Packaging Manufacturer Flexpack  
01/07/13 Dow and Mitsui Postpone Manufacturing of Biopolymers from Sugar Cane
01/07/13

Harper Corporation of America Prepares to Attend 2013 Flexible and Printed Electronics Conference and Exhibition

01/07/12 NAM Monday Economic Report, January 7, 2013
01/04/13 Amcor Plans to Buy Two More China Factories
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01/04/13

Intertape Polymer Group® Expands its Adhesive Transfer Tapes Product line Line

 
01/04/13 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update, January 4, 2013
01/02/13 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Appoints Rick Rickertsen to Company’s Board of Directors
01/02/13 Constantia Flexibles Acquires Globalpack, the Market Leader in Flexible Packaging in Mexico  
01/02/13 Sun Capital Buys Majority Stake in Paragon Print & Packaging  
 
December 2012
12/31/12 Sustainability Driving Dow Chemical's Transformation  
12/21/12 Flores Joins Davis-Standard as Global Vice President of Marketing
12/21/12

Harper Corporation and Clemson University Celebrate the Season with Holiday Cards

12/21/12 NEX Performance Films and Charter Films Announce Merger  
12/20/12 Tetra Pak Seals Deal to Expand Dairy Offerings
12/19/12 cei (Coating Excellence International) Announces Leadership Additions
12/19/12 Industry Intelligence Inc. Announces i2live Webinar Calendar For First Quarter 2013
12/18/12 Anchor Packaging Invests $7.6m in New Facility
12/17/12

Harper Corporation of America Recognized with 2012 Best of DePere Award

12/17/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - December 17, 2012
12/17/12 Nordson Corporation to Align Branding of Recent Acquisitions to Reflect Complementary Plastics Processing Products and Capabilities  
12/14/13 BST ProMark Acquires U.S. Company Accuweb Inc.  
12/13/12 Comexi Group Draws the New OFFSET CI8 Printer to Brand
Owners
12/13/12 Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend of 32 Cents per Share
12/13/12 42 Plastic Packaging Products Launched by Dow in 2012  
12/12/12 Industry Intelligence Webinar: 86% of US Shoppers Consider Sustainability When Buying Groceries
12/12/12 Reifenhäuser Acquires Westland Corporation, the Quality and Service Leader in the U.S. Market for Screws and Barrels
12/11/12 Chevron Phillips Chemical Donates Resin for 30,000 Children’s Toys
12/10/12

Harper Corporation of America Packs In 2012 Roadshow Tour, Plans 2013 Events

12/10/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - December 10, 2012
12/07/12 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update - December 7, 2012
12/05/12 Comexi Group Holds its First Advanced Lamination
Seminar
12/05/12 Industry Intelligence Announces i2partnership With AIPIA
12/05/12 Sonoco Announces New Executive Leadership for its Global Businesses
12/04/12 DuPont Named One of World's Most Innovative Organizations
12/04/12 European Flexible Packaging Industry Grew 5.1% in 2011  
12/04/12

Harper Corporation of America and Inometa GmbH Split Amicably, Harper Continues Providing Worldwide Service

12/04/12 Watson Standard Acquisition:
Industrial coatings Manufacturer, Delta Coatings Corporation
12/03/12 BWAY Buys Ropak for $265M  
12/03/12 M. Jack Sanders to Become Chief Executive Officer of Sonoco
12/03/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - December 3, 2012
12/03/12 Packaging Dynamics Acquires Groupe De Luxe
 
November 2012
11/30/12 Trinity Acquires Cello-Pack Corporation  
11/29/12 DuPont Issues 2012 Sustainability Report
11/28/12 American Packaging Corporation has been Awarded “Best of the Best” in Best Workplace in the Americas for the Fifth Time
11/28/12 Graphic Packaging Holding Company Agrees to Acquire A&R Carton's Beer and Beverage Packaging Business Building on European Packaging Strategy
11/28/12 Industry Intelligence Announces i2partnership With Two Sides—Print/Paper Responsible Use Initiative
11/27/12 Harper Corporation of America Will Participate at Printed Electronics USA 2012
11/27/12 Tekni-Plex to Invest $9 Million in NJ Facility for Multilayer Flexible Packaging Structures Including Heat-Seal and P-S Closure Liners, and Lidding Foils  
11/27/12 UK Packaging Firm Invests Millions in Plant
11/26/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - November 26, 2012
11/22/12 Comexi Group Presents Its Strategic Lines to Its Polish Clients
11/21/12 Industry Intelligence Webinar: Maintaining Stable Pricing For Flexible Packaging In Turbulent Times
11/21/12 Tredegar Board Declares Special Dividend
11/20/12 The Manel Xifra Boada Technological Center Brings
Together More than 30 Companies at the Technical
Seminar on Flexible Packaging
11/19/12 Comexi Group Showcases Its Latest Solutions at Tigax Fair
in Taiwan
11/19/12 FPA 2013 FPA Flexible Packaging Summer Internship & Academic Scholarship Program
11/19/12

Harper Corporation of America Shares Industry Insight at AIMCAL Web Coating & Handling Conference 2012

11/19/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - November 19, 2012
11/16/12 Graphic Packaging Holding Company Agrees to Acquire Contego's European Food Carton Business
11/16/12 Rigid Losing to Flexible Packaging in North America
11/15/12 Amcor Has Been Commended by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP)
11/14/12

Harper Corporation of America's Phantom QD™ Draws Interest at FTA's 2012 Fall Conference and Tabletop Exhibit

11/14/12 Industry Intelligence Announces i2partnership With Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP)
11/14/12 Reynolds Results Positive But Reflect Weak Europe
11/12/12 BASF to Add 25th Plant to Freeport Site  
11/12/12 Coghlan Joins Davis-Standard as CFO
11/09/12 Exopack® Establishes a Center of Excellence in Spartanburg, S.C.
11/09/12 Huhtamäki Oyj Acquires a Label Manufacturer in India  
11/09/12 Pack Expo International 2012 Breaks Records
11/08/12 Dow Chemical Pinpoints Packaging Trends
11/07/12 Aluminium Foil Growth Driven by Flexible Packaging Demand, Says EAFA
11/07/12 Industry Intelligence Inc. Announces Proprietary Food And Beverage Industry Blog:
Off The Menu
11/07/12 Intertape Polymer Group Reports Improved Third Quarter 2012 Results  
11/06/12

Harper Corporation of America Welcomes Sinesio Garduno to the Team

11/05/12 BASF Splits Plastics Unit Into Specialty and Commodity in Revamp  
11/05/12 Food Packaging Business ‘Back on Track’, Says Sealed Air
11/05/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - November 5, 2012
11/02/12 Wind Point Partners Backs Hilex Poly  
11/01/12 Bemis Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend; Elects New Board Member
 
October 2012
10/31/12 Industry Intelligence Webinar: How Nontraditional Retailers Focus On Food, Portability and Packaging
10/30/12 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. to Reopen its Madisonville, Kentucky, Facility
10/30/12 Dow Chemical to Take Charge of Up to $1.1 Billion  
10/30/12 Dow Upgrades Film Testing Facility
10/30/12

Harper Corporation of America Welcomes Andy Green as Technical Sales and Service Professional

10/30/12 Sealed Air Announces Definitive Agreement for the Sale of Diversey Japan  
10/29/12 Amcor Reports ‘Consistent’ Start to Q1 Trading
10/29/12 ExxonMobil Sells BOPP Films Business
10/29/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - October 29, 2012
10/29/12 Nordson, Henkel Form Adhesive Solutions Alliance
10/26/12 Intertape Polymer Group® to Exhibit at Pack Expo International 2012 in Chicago  
10/25/12 Amcor Releases Its 2012 Sustainability Report
10/25/12 Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. Announces Agreement with Toyota Tsusho Corp. for Bio-PET Supply to Expand Renewable Rollstock Offerings
10/25/12 Comexi Group Bets on Innovation by Changing its Sales Structure
10/25/12 Graphic Packaging Holding Company Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
10/24/12 Ampac Announces the Addition of Two Machine Capabilities
10/23/12 Dow Leverages Recently Announced Operating Model to Accelerate Cost Reduction and Efficiency Actions
10/23/12 Dow Reports Third Quarter Results
10/23/12 DuPont to Slash 1,500 Jobs to Counter Falling Sales
10/23/12 Pregis Receives Packaging World’s ‘Leadership in Packaging’ Honor  
10/22/12 AEP Industries Inc. Purchases Films Business From Transco Plastics Industries Ltd.
10/22/12 BASF Re-Shuffles European Business Unit Leaders
10/22/12 FPA EHS Committee Meeting Focus on Solid Waste, TSCA Reform and FTC “Green Guides”
10/22/12

Harper Corporation of America's Tony Donato Braves Lion's Den at PLGA Global 2012 Technical Conference

10/22/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - October 22, 2012
10/19/12 Dow Chairman and CEO Andrew Liveris Elected Chairman, The Business Council
10/18/12 Packaging Digest Taps New Leader
10/18/12 Sonoco Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results
10/17/12 Gloucester Engineering Announces Acquisition of Pearl Technologies Inc.
10/16/12 Uflex Continues Global Expansion with Start-Up of US Site
10/15/12

The 2012 Harper Roadshow’s Final Stop Will Be Held in Rochester, NY; Harper Corporation of America Encourages Early Registration

10/15/12 Amcor Sells Three Non-Core Flexible Packaging Plants in Australasia
10/15/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - October 15, 2012
10/15/12 Positive Packaging Acquires SGRE Labels  
10/15/12 Sonoco Board Declares 350th Consecutive Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend
10/15/12 Thermo Fisher Scientific Showcases Rheological and Spectroscopy Instruments at
AAPS 2012
 
10/14/12 First Microwave-Induced Pyrolysis Plant for Flexible-Packaging Recycling Goes Commercial
10/14/12 Thermo Fisher Scientific is Featuring New Twin-Screw Extruder at AAPS 2012  
10/11/12 Sonoco Announces Leadership Changes in North American Paper Mill Operations
10/09/12 Comexi Group Improves Energy Efficiency in its Slitting
and Rewinding Line – Comexi Proslit
10/09/12 Davis-Standard Announces Vice Presidents
10/09/12 Harper Corporation of America Prepares for the FTA’s 2012 Fall Conference and Tabletop Exhibit  
10/09/12 Prolamina Names Gregory R. Tucker as Chief Executive Officer
10/08/12 Dow and Sadara Announce Marketing and Sales Agreement, Focus on Growth Regions
10/08/12 Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC Adds Technical Leadership
10/08/12 Uflex Eyes Packaging Firms in U.S., Europe  
10/05/12 NAM Global Manufacturing Economic Update - October 5, 2012
10/04/12 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Appoints David B. Heller to Company's Board of Directors
10/04/12 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Prices Initial Public Offering
10/04/12 Survey Pinpoints Packaging Priorities
10/03/12 Chevron Phillips Updates Lab with Davis-Standard Winder
10/03/12

Harper Corporation of America Celebrates Success at Labelexpo Americas 2012

10/02/12 Westlake to Increase Scope of Investment for Calvert City Plant  
10/01/12 EFI Expands Cloud-Based Storefront Portfolio With Acquisition of Online Print Solutions
10/01/12 FTC Issues Revised "Green Guides"  
10/01/12 Mondi Group Completes Acquisition of 99.93% of Nordenia International AG  
10/01/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - October 1, 2012
10/01/12 Pak-Sher Announces Paul Gage as New Company President  
10/01/12 Paragon Films, Inc. Opening Facility in Union Gap  
10/01/12 Saudi Polymers Company Manufacturing Facility Begins Commercial Production, Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces
September 2012
09/28/12 Frito-Lay and Innovia Films Settle Film Patent Dispute Out of Court
09/28/12 U.S. Eximbank OKs $5 Billion Loan for Saudi Petrochemical Site  
09/27/12 U.S. 2Q GDP Growth Revised Down to 1.3%  
09/26/12 Comexi Group Holds in Bogotá a Technical Seminar on Flexible Packaging Innovations
09/25/12 Davis-Standard Opens New Facility in China
09/25/12 Nova Chems Company of the Year  
09/24/12

Harper Corporation of America Donates Anilox Rolls to Clemson University

09/24/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - September 24, 2012
09/21/12 DuPont is Named as One of the Top Employers in Science Magazine’s Top Employers Annual Survey for the 5th Year in a Row
09/20/12 Clear Lam Packaging Expands Forming Films Division  
09/20/12 Sonoco Recycling Invests in Onslow County Recycling
09/19/12 Polytwist Purchases the Slitter Compack 2 #100
09/18/12 Apollo’s Berry Plastics Said to Plan Starting IPO This Week  
09/18/12 Center for Sustainable Packaging Created at RIT
09/18/12 Pactiv Completes Deal and Announces Expansion
09/17/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - September 17, 2012
09/17/12

Gerry O’Hanlon Joins Harper Corporation of America as Southeast Technical Account Manager for the Wide Web Industry

09/17/12

Paharpur 3P wins India Star 2012 National Awards for Excellence in Packaging

09/17/12 Sonoco Selected Sector Leader in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
09/14/12 Dow Taps Fluor to Engineer Texas Propylene Project  
09/14/12 Inteplast Buys Pitt Plastics
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09/13/12 Dow Declares Quarterly Dividend of 32 Cents per Share
09/13/12 DuPont Recognized on North America Dow Jones Sustainability Index
09/12/12 DuPont Recognized for Climate Change Leadership
09/11/12 Carbon Trust Backs Amcor Environmental Management System  
09/11/12 Max India Sells BOPP Film Business to End Months of Speculation
09/10/12

Clemson and Minneapolis Roadshow Events a Success for Harper Corporation of America

09/10/12 Michelman Establishes Indian Presence with Opening of Mumbai Location
09/10/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - September 10, 2012
09/10/12 Sonoco Revises 2012 Third Quarter Base Earnings Estimates
09/06/12 Paragon Films Studying New Plant Location in Washington
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09/05/12 Business Presidents Named to Lead Dow’s New Global Businesses
09/04/12 Acquisitions Drive Amcor Results
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09/04/12 Alexander James to Speak on Anilox Rolls at Labelexpo Americas 2012
09/04/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - September 4, 2012
 
August 2012
08/30/12 America Trashes 40% of Food Supply and Packaging is Partly to Blame
08/30/12 The Carlyle Group to Buy DuPont Performance Coatings Business for $4.9 Billion
08/29/12 Aladdin Temp-Rite® Improves Sheet Process with Davis-Standard Extruder
08/29/12 ColorMasters Expands AL Flexible Packaging Operations
08/28/12 Danisco has Helped Cement DuPont’s Bioscience Strategy  
08/28/12 European Alufoil Manufacturers Optimistic for the full year 2012
08/28/12 Sealed Air Announces CEO Retirement in 2013 and Succession Plan
08/27/12 Harper Corporation of America Expects Large Crowd at Labelexpo Americas 2012
08/27/12 Illinois Governor Delivers Blow to Plastics Recycling Industry
08/27/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - August 27, 2012
08/24/12 Packaging Major Bemis Closing Additional Plants
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08/23/12 BASF Expands Center of Competence for Adhesive Coatings
08/22/12

Harper Corporation of America Launches iPhone App

08/22/12 Pactiv Closing Chippewa Falls Plant  
08/21/12 Amcor Announces Record Profit Results for Year Ended 30 June 2012
08/20/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - August 20, 2012
08/19/12 Bemis Co. to Close Two MN Curwood Flexible-Packaging Plants
08/17/12 Wikoff Color Opens a Manufacturing Branch in Leeds, England
08/15/12 Centre Lane Partners Acquires Oracle Packaging  
08/15/12 Pregis Acquires Inter-Pac; Adds PE Foam Rollstock/Plank Capacity  
08/14/12 Exopack Hires Tammy Gianfortune as Chief Marketing Officer
08/13/12 Harper Corporation of America Encourages Registration for Clemson Roadshow Event
08/13/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - August 13, 2012
08/10/12 Don Teich Promoted to Davis-Standard Vice President, Liquid Coating
08/09/12 HarperScientific Offers Imaged Rubber Rolls
08/08/12 Peter Lennox Named President of Pregis’ European Business Unit  
08/06/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - August 6, 2012
08/05/12 Michelman Strengthens Commitment to Indian Market with Addition of India Country Manager
08/03/12 Nordmeccanica Show on Discovery Channel
08/03/12 Sealed Air Q2 Results 'Disappointing', CEO Admits
08/02/12 Ampac Adds Inno-Lok® and Pour & LokTM Zipper Application Technology
08/02/12 Bemis Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
08/01/12 DuPont Declares Third Quarter Dividend
08/01/12 HarperScientific Produces "Cylinder Wrack," Custom Plate Cylinder Storage System
08/01/12 Comexi Group installs its New Printer Comexi Offset CI8
in the Catalan Company Inplacsa
08/01/12 Pamarco Global Graphics to Exhibit at Supercorr Expo 2012  
 
July 2012
07/31/12 Mark Andy Expands Service Organization in Europe
07/31/12 MonoSol Takeover by Kuraray Approved
07/30/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - July 30, 2012
07/26/12 Bemis Company Reports 2012 Second Quarter Results
07/26/12 Dow Reports Second Quarter Results
07/26/12 Sonoco Outlines Sustainability Progress in its 2011-2012 Corporate Responsibility Report
07/25/12 Pamarco Global Graphics to Exhibit at Label Expo 2012  
07/25/12 UFLEX Ltd Q1 FY 2013  Net Revenue Up 22% at Rs. 1376 Crores
07/24/12 DuPont Grows Second Quarter Earnings 8 Percent to $1.48 Ex-items
07/24/12

Fuji Seal Plans to Expand Polish Plant Capacity

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07/24/12 Harper Corporation of America Encourages Registration for Minneapolis Roadshow Event
07/23/12 Amcor Tobacco Packaging Strengthens its Global Position
07/23/12 American Packaging Corporation Receives Best Industry Recycling Program Award
07/23/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - July 23, 2012
07/22/12 Label Fabricator Job Costing Software Saves 20 hours / Week and Improves Productivity & Customer Response Time  
07/19/12 Alufoil Trophy 2013: Saluting the Use of Foil at its Full Potential
07/19/12 Sonoco Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results
07/18/12 Harper Corporation of America Announces Two Major Promotions
07/16/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - July 16, 2012
07/16/12

No Horsing Around When it Comes to Source Reduction - Eagle Flexible Packaging Helps Horse Quencher®  Kick the Bucket in Favor of Eco-Friendly Source Reduction Pouch Alternative

07/16/12 Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches 11 mm Twin-Screw Extruder for Pharmaceutical Research  
07/12/12 Oliver-Tolas Expands Grand Rapids, Michigan Production Facility, Clean Room Area and Technical Center
07/11/12 Braskem America Acquires Portion of Marcus Hook Refinery, Will Keep Operations in PA  
07/11/12 Mondi Group to Acquire 93.4% of Nordenia International AG  
07/10/12 Bemis Company Signs Joint Development Agreement With Thin Film Electronics
07/09/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - July 9, 2012
07/06/12 Foil Packaging Plants Did Not Fit with Growth Strategy - Novelis
07/03/12 Dunmore Corp. Expands US, European Thin-Film Manufacturing Capacity
07/03/12 Huntsman Acquires Remaining Ownership of Russian Polyurethanes Company  
07/02/12 cei (Coating Excellence International) Honored for Innovation
07/02/12 D&W Fine Pack® Acquires Thermoforming Division of Clear Lam Packaging, Inc.  
07/02/12

Harper Corporation of America Proclaims Canadian Roadshows a Success

07/02/12 Polyplex USA Completes Purchase of Vacumet Plastics From Scholle Corporation
     
June 2012
06/29/12 Flexible Packaging Manufacturer Excelsior Technologies Acquired in MBO  
06/29/12 UFLEX Start Up New Polyester Film Plant in Poland
06/28/12 Amcor Announces the Purchase of Wayne Richardson Sales
06/28/12 Ampac Wins IFT Food Expo Innovation Award for No.2 PouchTM
06/28/12 No. 2 PouchTM Recyclable Innovation Provides Clear How2Recycle Information
06/28/12 Dow Grows North East Technology Presence with the Establishment of a Research and Development Facility in Suburban Philadelphia
06/28/12 Nordenia Opens Second Plant in North America
06/26/12 Michelman Awarded $2.5 Million Grant for New Research & Development Center
06/25/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - June 25, 2012
06/21/12 Covertech Fabricating Acquires Seville Packaging
06/21/12 Polymer Industries Adds Davis-Standard Sheet System  
06/21/12 Wipak Secures Stand Up Pouch Market Entry With Italian Deal
06/20/12 ASC Welcomes Four New Members in Second Quarter of 2012  
06/20/12 Nordenia (China) Film Tech Breaks Ground on New Plant
06/20/12 XDI™ and XLT™ Anilox Engravings Attract Crowd at Drupa 2012
06/20/12 ISO Poly Films Announces Major Expansion with New West Coast Plant & Additional Capacity in East Coast Plant
06/20/12 Sealed Air and Ecovative Complete Agreement to Accelerate Commercialization of New Sustainable Packaging Material
06/19/12 Acquisition Enhances Berry's Corrosion Protection Product Offering
06/19/12 SEGD Recognizes Patrick Gallagher as 2012 Fellow;
Also Names 2012 Distinguished Member, Arrow, and Insight Awards
 
06/19/12 Zip-Pak Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Facility in Brazil  
06/18/12 Dow Delivers 1st Quarter Update on 2015 Sustainability Goals
06/18/12 Harper Corporation Donates Flexographic Rolls to Technical Education Center
06/18/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - June 18, 2012
06/14/12 Nordson Corporation Completes Acquisition of EDI Holdings, Inc.  
06/13/12 New Chevron Phillips Plant Boosts Texas as Chemical Hub  
06/13/12 Greg Harms Joins Harper GraphicSolutions Division of Harper Corporation of America
06/13/12 Polyplex USA Announces Purchase of Vacumet Plastics From Scholle Corporation
06/12/12 International Paper's Board of Directors Elects Ilene S. Gordon to Its Board  
06/12/12 LyondellBasell Awarded $4.5 Million Grant from DOE for Energy Innovations
06/12/12 U.S. Takeover of UK Shrink Sleeve Firm Triggers Competition Probe
06/11/12 American Packaging Corporation Receives Proclamation from Governor of Wisconsin
06/11/12 Michelman Adds Four to Flexible Packaging Team
06/11/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - June 11, 2012
06/08/12

Wikoff Color Opens a Branch in Sacramento, CA

06/07/12 Dow Ringwood IL Production Facility Gets $65,000 ‘Cash Back’ as a Result of Sustainability Improvements at the Site
06/06/12 Davis-Standard Presents at AIMCAL
06/05/12

Harper Corporation of America Prepares For First Harper Roadshow of 2012  

06/05/12 Nordson Makes Second Acquisition to Boost Adhesive Dispensing Segment
06/04/12 DuPont Named As One of the Best Places to Work by The Scientist Magazine
06/04/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - June 4, 2012
06/04/12 Sun Chemical’s Investment in New Ink Manufacturing Facility in Montreal Saves Costs, Benefits Customers
06/04/12 WS Packaging Group to Acquire Consolidated Products Inc.  
06/01/12 Merger of PAGO Group with Fuji Seal International  
06/01/12 Popularity of Private-Label Packaged Products Persists
06/01/12 Taghleef Industries Acquires Applied Extrusion Technologies  
 
May 2012
05/31/12 Goldman Sachs Capital Partners To Invest in Plastipak  
05/31/12 HarperScientific Launches Innovative Anilox Stain Removing Pad
05/31/12 Harper Corporation Supports Flexographic Education with Latest Donation
05/31/12 Printpack Inc. to Build New Facility in Rhinelander, WI; Closing Plants in Rhinelander, WI and Hendersonville, NC
05/30/12 Whitlam Label Adds EFI Radius ERP to Bring Advanced Business Intelligence to Operations
05/29/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - May 29, 2012
05/29/12 Pamarco Global Graphics Launches iPhone and iPAD Application for Optimum Anilox Rolls to Plate Combination  
05/25/12 Brand Owners and Converters Adapt to New Realities of European Flexible Packaging Market - Analyst
05/25/12 Eagle Flexible Packaging Appoints Scott Hansen as Director of Sales & Marketing
05/25/12

Harper Corporation of America Earns ESKO Certification, Forges Ahead in Digital Flexography

05/25/12 Printpack Wins 2012 IOPP AmeriStar and DuPont Packaging Awards
05/24/12 Dow Announces $2.16 Billion Award in K-Dow Arbitration
05/24/12 European Flexible Packaging Foil Demand Falls in Q1
05/24/12 Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman & Managing Director, Uflex Ltd., honored with Stairs Shreshtha
05/24/12 Plastics Technologies Near to Commercialisation  
05/23/12 Harper Corporation of America Receives Bronze Anniversary Plaque from TLMI
05/22/12 Kuraray Announcement Regarding the Acquisition of MonoSol
05/22/12 Mark Andy Announces Two Senior Management Appointments 
05/21/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - May 21, 2012
05/21/12 Nordson Corporation Enters Agreement to Acquire EDI Holdings, Inc.  
05/21/12 UFLEX Eyes 60% Growth in Net Profit  
05/17/12 Pamarco Announce Key Strategic Improvements for its Canadian Customers  
05/16/12 Dow's 4 Pillars of Sustainable Chemistry and a Green Economy  
05/16/12 Red Diamond Sells Last Portfolio Company To Nicolet Capital  
05/15/12 American Packaging Corporation Awarded ISO 14001:2004 Registration
05/15/12 Clear Lam Packaging, Inc. Announces Sale of Thermoforming Division to D&W Fine Pack
05/15/12 Comexi Group Commits to innovation with the Creation of the Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre
05/14/12 FPA Informational Brief: Illinois Plastic Bag and Film Recycling Act
05/14/12 Harper Corporation of America Draws a Crowd with Phantom QD™ at FFTA Annual Forum and Info*Flex Exhibition
05/14/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - May 14, 2012
05/11/12 Amcor Acquisition of Aperio Group Completed
05/10/12

Packaging that Reduces Food Waste Captures Top DuPont Packaging Award

05/09/12 Tyson Honors Curwood with 2011 "Supplier of the Year" Award  
05/09/12 Berry to Update Equipment and Expand Product Lines
05/09/12 DuPont Opens New Wilmington-Area Office Building
05/09/12 NOVA Chemicals and PFB Corporation Sign Letter of Intent for Acquisition of NOVA Chemicals’ Performance Styrenics Business
05/08/12 Dow Chemical: Using Social Media to Educate and Train the Next Generation  
05/07/12 CTI Industries Corporation First Quarter 2012 Financial Results  
05/07/12 Field Ventures Buys Ohio-Based Primary Packaging  
05/07/12

HarperScientific Showcasing Phantom™ Technology at Drupa 2012

05/07/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - May 7, 2012
05/04/12 Westlake Chemical Withdraws Proposal To Acquire Georgia Gulf
05/03/12 Bemis Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend; Elects Two New Board Members
05/03/12 Dual Leadership for OYSTAR  
05/03/12 Exopack LLC to Close IN Flexible-Packaging Plant
05/03/12 Sealed Air Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
05/02/12 Pamarco Global Graphics Diamond Plant Designated Platinum Supplier for 5th Consecutive Year  
05/01/12

Harper Corporation Displaying Ceramic Coated Laser Engravings at Drupa 2012

05/01/12 Packaging Materials and Printed Paper Account for Nearly 50% of MSW in the U.S. Despite Growing Acceptance of Programs to ‘Close the Loop’
 
April 2012
04/30/12 Chevron Phillips Chemical Selects Old Ocean, Texas as Location of New Polyethylene Facilities and Executes FEED Contracts for Cracker and Derivatives
04/30/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - April 30, 2012
04/30/12 Raw Material Costs Drive Nordenia Revenue Hike  
04/30/12 Wipak Iberica New Factory Officially Opened  
04/26/12 Bemis Company Reports 2012 First Quarter Results
04/26/12

Harper Corporation of America to Attend the 10th Annual Expo and Networking Reception

04/25/12 DuPont Announces 5 Percent Dividend Increase
04/25/12 North American Rebound Drives Q1 Growth for Huhtamaki
04/24/12 Sonoco CorrFlex's Winston Salem Plant Named a Sonoco Sustainability Star Award Winner
04/23/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - April 23, 2012
04/20/12 Albéa Announces Acquisition of Chinese Factories of TEX R.L. Group  
04/20/12 Ampac Recognized for Award Winning Tesco Soup Pouch
04/19/12 Dow to Build New Ethylene Production Plant at Dow Texas Operations
04/19/12 Sealed Air Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
04/19/12 Sonoco Reports First Quarter 2012 Results
04/18/12 Accraply Expands Shrink Sleeve Portfolio  
04/18/12 Automated Packaging Systems Receives Top Supplier Award
from ResMed for Global Packaging Excellence
04/18/12 Harper Corporation of America Celebrates the Life of Ronald Lee Harper
04/16/12 Hochhauser Joins Davis-Standard as Vice President Transformational Controller
04/16/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - April 16, 2012
04/13/12 Fred Pereira to Lead Davis-Standard’s Expansion in Asia
04/13/12 Dow Adhesives in the Spotlight at DRUPA 2012
04/13/12 Harper Corporation to Attend Drupa 2012
04/12/12 Ampac Selected for Three Silver Awards from Flexible Packaging Association
04/12/12 Oliver Products is Acquired by Berwind Group
04/11/12 BASF to Invest in New Chemical Production Site in Dahej, India
04/11/12 President Elect Announced for RadTech  
04/10/12 Harper Corporation's Sean Teufler Recognized with Prestigious FTA President's Award
04/10/12 Fire Destroys McNeely Plastic Products Facility in Laurel  
04/10/12 Nordmeccanica at Drupa 2012
04/10/12 Sonoco UK Acquires Lancashire-Based Tube Maker
04/09/12 Exopack Advanced Coatings Marks Year’s Success At Guangzhou, China Distribution Center
04/09/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - April 9, 2012
04/05/12 Amcor Announces Acquisition of Aluprint Tobacco Packaging Plant in Mexico
04/05/12 Graphic Packaging to Close Twinsburg Plant at the Cost of 175 Jobs  
04/05/12 Taghleef Industries and Applied Extrusion Technologies
Sign Agreement
 
04/05/12 Dow Unveils New Lab-Scale Equipment at the Performance Plastics Innovation Center
04/04/12 Pamarco Global Graphics Names New Plant Manager  
04/04/12

Harper Corporation Announces 2012 Harper Roadshow Schedule

04/04/12 Jeffrey Kellar Joins Alpha Packaging as President and CEO  
04/02/12 Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Smaller, More Efficient Twin-Screw Extruder  
04/02/12 Pira and Smithers Fully Integrated – Introducing Smithers Pira  
04/02/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - April 2, 2012
04/02/12 Dow Implements Cost-Reduction Plans, Anticipates Annual Savings of Approximately $250 Million
 
March 2012
03/30/12 Amcor Board Changes
03/30/12 Nordenia Focuses on Fast Moving Consumer Goods
03/29/12 Automated Packaging Systems Expands its Six Sigma Initiatives
03/27/12 Amcor Notes ACCC Unconditional Approval to Proceed with Acquisition of Aperio Group
03/26/12 George L. Thomas Announced as President/CEO of Plastic Suppliers, Inc.
03/26/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - March 26, 2012
03/25/12 Dow Announces Coatings Manufacturing Investment in Saudi Arabia
03/23/12 Berry Plastics Group, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
03/23/12 Management Changes for Multifilm Packaging
03/22/12 Huhtamäki Oyj to Acquire a Major Foodservice Packaging Supplier in Asia  
03/22/12 Unilever Open Innovation Platform Targets Sustainable Packaging
03/21/12 Amcor Announces $19.8 Million Acquisition of Uniglobe
03/20/12 Pamarco Global Graphics Aannounces Primary Vendor Contract With MarquipWardUnited for Anilox  
03/19/12 Harper Corporation Releases Harper Bridge Sleeves
03/19/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - March 19, 2012
03/19/12 Sonoco Releases 2011 Annual Report to Shareholders
03/16/12 DuPont Wins 2012 Sustainable Biofuels Award for Feedstock Innovation
03/15/12 H.B. Fuller Company Signs Agreement with Plexbond Quimica S/A
03/14/12 A Record Year for DuPont Innovation
03/13/12 Pete Hartman of Harper Corporation Announces Retirement
03/13/12 European Alufoil Deliveries Down in 2011 – Cautious Outlook for 2012
03/12/12 The Flexible Packaging Association Announces 2012 Board of Directors
03/12/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - March 12, 2012
03/09/12 Indian Packaging Firm Acquires Assets of NKC Business  
03/08/12 EDI Acquires Premier Dies
03/08/12 FILMtech, Inc. Celebrates 10 Years
03/08/12 Sonoco Receives Outstanding Marketing at Retail Achievement Awards
03/07/12 Amcor Announces $238M Acquisition of Aperio Group
03/07/12 Almac Expands in U.S. with Addition of Commercial Packaging Facility in Audubon, PA  
03/06/12 Sealed Air Tops Industry in Fortune's Most Admired List
03/06/12 Originality and Technical innovation Take Centre Stage;
Alufoil Trophy Winners Demonstrate Fresh Thinking with Existing and New Products
03/06/12

Harper Corporation to Display Latest Flexographic Technology at the FFTA Annual Forum and Info*Flex Exhibition

03/05/12 H.B. Fuller Completes Acquisition of Forbo’s Global Industrial Adhesives Business
03/05/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - March 5, 2012
03/05/12 Intertape Polymer Group® Launches Two New Double-Coated Tape Products for Permanent Bonding  
03/02/12 Printpack Earns 2012 PLGA Honorable Mention
03/02/12

Harper Corporation of America to Present at Label Summit Latin America 2012

03/01/12 Packaging World March 2012 Digital Edition: The Flexible Packaging Association Announces Winners of the 2012 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards
03/01/12 DuPont Named Among the World’s “Most Admired Companies” by FORTUNE Magazine
 
February 2012
02/29/12 Sonoco’s Chicago-Dupage Plant Named a Sonoco Sustainability Star Award Winner
02/29/12 Primopost Takeover Will Spur Strong European Flexible Packaging Growth: Americk N.I
02/29/12 New Laser Update for Pamarco  
02/28/12 Boise Inc. Reports Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 and Announces Special Cash Dividend of $0.48 Per Share
02/27/12 The Flexible Packaging Association Holds Successful 2012 Annual Meeting
02/27/12 The Flexible Packaging Association Announces Winning Entries of the 56th Annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition
02/27/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - February 27, 2012
02/27/12 LPS Industries Significantly Expands Prepress and Manufacturing Capabilities
02/27/12

Harper Corporation of America Attended FlexTech 2012

02/24/12 Rollprint Expected to be First U.S. Sterile Packaging Manufacturer to Convert Pouches in Certified Cleanroom; Capability Anticipated in Q2
02/23/12 Graphic Packaging Holding Company Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Results
02/23/12 Exopack Advanced Coatings to Expand NC Facility
02/22/12 New Michem Flex P2300 Extrusion Coating Primer for Converters Promotes Strong Adhesion; is Available Worldwide
02/20/12 Amcor Announces Interim Profit Result for Six Months Ended 31 December 2011
02/20/12 Newest Sustainability Report Highlights Eco-Efficient Products, Services and Projects at Sun Chemical
02/20/12 Amcor Profits Rise on Steady Demand and Cost Cuts
02/17/12 Exopack® Appoints Miles McHugh as CFO
02/16/12 Diversey Acquisition Drives Sealed Air Record Q4 Sales Results
02/16/12 Chevron Phillips Chemical Announces New CFO
02/15/12 Pamarco Global Graphics to Exhibit at Info Flex 2012  
02/15/12 Emerging Market Flexible Packaging Demand Drives Sales - Huhtamäki Oyj
02/14/12 Sonoco Achieves Record Sales Despite 'Challenging Year'
02/14/12

Harper Corporation Donates Anilox Rolls to Technical College, Promotes Flexographic Education

02/13/12 Sonoco Receives Three Awards in SAM's Sustainability Yearbook 2012
02/13/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - February 13, 2012
02/12/12 Cryovac to Close NY Packaging Plant, Cut 186 Jobs
02/10/12 UFLEX Ltd Q3 FY11-12 Consolidated Net Revenue at Rs. 1146 crore and Net profit of Rs. 51 Crore
02/10/12 Sonoco Announces Executive Officer Appointments
02/10/12 Plastic Bag, Wrap Recycling Climbs 50% in Five Years
02/08/12 Sonoco Announces Selection of James M. Micali as Lead Director
02/08/12 DuPont’s Six Ways to Achieve Zero Landfill Waste  
02/07/12 Sonoco Board Declares Regular Quarterly Common Stock Dividend
02/06/12 NAM Monday Economic Report - February 6, 2012
02/06/12 Huntsman Corporation Announces Appointment of Jon Huntsman, Jr. as New Board Member  
02/06/12 Harper Corporation Announces Support of FFTA Spring Auction, Donates Four Anilox Rolls
02/03/12 Exopack® Names Chris Ragot Chief Executive Officer of Its Flexible Packaging and Coatings Solutions Company
02/02/12 Dow Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results
02/02/12 Dow Chemical Earnings Trail Estimates After Demand Drops  
02/02/12 Bemis Announces 29th Consecutive Annual Cash Dividend Increase
02/01/12 Westlake Chemical Increases Offer for Georgia Gulf to $35.00 Per Share
02/01/12 Pamarco Global Graphics Appoints Art Ehrenberg VP of Manufacturing