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The Flexible Packaging Association is the U.S. association of the manufacturers of flexible packaging; and, material or equipment suppliers to the industry. Flexible packaging is produced from paper, plastic, film, aluminum foil, or any combination of those materials, and includes bags, pouches, labels, liners, wraps, rollstock, and other flexible products.

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  • Transcendia Acquires Precision Poly

    Aug 05, 2018 01:40 PM

    Transcendia, a leader in custom engineered materials for critical product components in a wide range of markets and applications, today completed the acquisition of Precision Poly LLC. The acquisition broadens Transcendia’s material science...

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  • Digital Printing for Flexible Packaging: How and Why Decisions are Made

    Aug 03, 2018 04:18 PM

    SGIA and Karstedt Partners recently completed a research study that focuses on the decision-making and evaluation processes flexible packaging converters go through to make their digital investment. What value does digital bring to the flexible...

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  • Digital Print for Packaging - A Broad View

    Aug 03, 2018 04:16 PM

    New developments in digital printing and finishing as it relates to packaging are unfolding at such a rapid clip these days that anything resembling a comprehensive overview would be difficult at best. But here are a few highlights in the main...

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  • LyondellBasell Reports Second Quarter 2018 Earnings

    Aug 03, 2018 01:42 PM

    LyondellBasell Industries (NYSE: LYB) today announced net income for the second quarter 2018 of $1.7 billion, or $4.22 per share. The quarter included a $346 million non-cash benefit from the settlement of prior-year tax positions that increased...

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  • Sealed Air Acquires AFP

    Aug 02, 2018 01:49 PM

    Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) has further expanded its solutions portfolio and design capabilities with the acquisition of AFP, Inc., a leading, privately held fabricator of foam, corrugated, molded pulp and wood packaging solutions. The sale...

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  • DowDuPont Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

    Aug 02, 2018 01:48 PM

    GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations was $0.76. Adjusted earnings1 per share increased 41 percent to $1.37, compared with pro forma adjusted earnings1 per share in the year-ago period of $0.97. Adjusted earnings per share excludes...

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  • Coveris Rigid to Resume Paccor Name Following Sale

    Aug 02, 2018 01:46 PM

    Coveris Group has sold its rigid packaging business to a private equity firm as part of a strategic move to flexible packaging. The company announced July 31 that U.S.-based Lindsay Goldberg LLC had acquired Coveris Rigid, for an unspecified...

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  • Construction Underway on Dow's Texas Cracker Expansion: Executive

    Aug 02, 2018 01:45 PM

    DowDupont has begun construction to expand its 1.5 million mt/year steam cracker in Freeport, Texas, to push its capacity to the largest in the US, a top executive said Thursday. "We recently began construction on the expansion of our new Texas...

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  • Bemis Company Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, September 2018

    Aug 02, 2018 01:43 PM

    The Board of Directors of Bemis Company, Inc. (NYSE: BMS) has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per share. The dividend is payable September 4, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 16, 2018. Bemis...

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  • Tredegar Reports Second-Quarter 2018 Results

    Aug 01, 2018 01:51 PM

    Tredegar Corporation (NYSE:TG, also the "Company" or "Tredegar") today reported second-quarter financial results for the period ended June 30, 2018. Second quarter 2018 net income was $14.7 million ($0.44 per share) compared with net income of...

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