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CNG's Lindenmeyr Munroe Division to Acquire Maine Shipping and Packaging Supply

Central National Gottesman Inc. (CNG) announced that its Lindenmeyr Munroe division has agreed to acquire Maine Shipping and Packaging Supply, expanding its presence in the Maine market. Lindenmeyr Munroe is the largest privately held independent...

Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Raises Prices for Thermal Papers

Due to the renewed increase in costs, especially for raw materials and logistics, Mitsubishi HiTec Paper is raising the prices for thermal paper deliveries from March 1, 2021. The prices for the entire thermoscript® thermal...

LPS Industries Announces New ISO 8 Cleanroom

LPS Industries is excited to announce their brand-new Class 100,000 facility that will provide custom printed and unprinted web stock for flexible packaging in the food and medical markets. The new ISO 8 Cleanroom will...

FPA’s Sterilization Packaging Manufacturers Council (SPMC) Celebrates Sterile Packaging Day on March 10, 2021

Sterile packaging is a silent hero that plays a critical role in everyone's health and well-being. These innovative pouches, trays, and packs protect life-saving medical devices, supplies, and pharmaceuticals from harmful bacteria and particulates that...

Liquibox Expands Flexible Packaging Offering Available Through Online Store

Following the success of urn-liner and wine bag sales through the e-commerce capabilities launched in 2020, Liquibox adds additional products to online store. The new expanded online portfolio means that customers can now shop for...

ProAmpac Acquires Rapid Action Packaging

ProAmpac, a leader in flexible packaging, announced that it has acquired Rapid Action Packaging (RAP), a private, U.K.- based manufacturer of cellulose-based packaging products for fresh prepared and ready-to-eat foods. Terms of the transaction were...

Nomination Committee Proposes New Chairman in BillerudKorsnäs

The Nomination Committee of BillerudKorsnäs has decided to propose that Jan Svensson shall be elected as Chairman of the Board of BillerudKorsnäs, at the Annual General Meeting that will be held on 5 May 2021....

Mica Corporation Celebrates its 50th Anniversary; Invests in Emulsion Technology that Aids in the Creation of Sustainable Packaging

Mica Corporation (Mica), a leading manufacturer of water-based primers and coatings for the flexible converting industry, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in February 2021. Mica was founded by trailblazer Daniel Siegel, a chemist with a...

Liquibox Strengthens Asia Pacific Presence as Colin Benzie Joins the Team as Business Development Manager New Zealand

Colin Benzie, a successful business manager in the flexible packaging industry, has joined the Liquibox New Zealand team to expand the global reach of the flexible liquid packaging company. An exciting start to the new...

TricorBraun To Be Acquired By Ares Management And Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board

Global packaging leader TricorBraun announced that it has entered into a definitive stock purchase agreement with funds managed by Ares Management Corporation's Private Equity Group and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board. Ares and Ontario Teachers'...

AFRY Acquires ITE Østerhus in Kristiansand, Norway

With the acquisition of ITE Østerhus AS, AFRY establishes itself in an important industrial area in Norway and strengthens its position within process industry. ITE Østerhus specialises in electrical engineering, automation and digitalisation for industrial...

ePac Flexible Packaging Extends Global Footprint into Seoul, South Korea

ePac Flexible Packaging, the global leader in digitally produced flexible packaging, is pleased to announce its intent to open ePac Seoul, Ltd. as the flexible packaging provider expands its network of production plants in...

INX International Enhances Technical Services Offering to Commercial and Package Printers

INX International Ink Co. announced it has increased its all-encompassing slate of technical services that are available to commercial and package printing customers. It bodes well for those looking to take advantage of training and...

Jindal Films Europe, a Company of Jindal Group, Acquires 100% of the Shares of DOMO Films Solutions Spa

Jindal Films, an international provider of innovative and sustainable films for flexible packaging industry, has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100 percent of the shares in Italy-based nylon film specialist DOMO Films Solutions...

Danimer Scientific, a Next Generation Bioplastics Company, Completes Business Combination with Live Oak Acquisition Corp.

Meredian Holdings Group, Inc., doing business as Danimer Scientific, a next generation bioplastics company focused on the development and production of biodegradable materials, and Danimer Scientific, Inc. announced that they have completed their previously announced...

Bobst Group Accelerates Its Digital Journey

Bobst Group and SEI Laser announce the creation of a new activity dedicated to Digital Laser Converting for the label and packaging industry Bobst Group and SEI Laser will join forces to accelerate the development...

Ashland Increases Prices for 1-4 Butanediol and Derivatives in North America

Ashland is increasing prices on 1-4-Butanediol (BDO) and several derivative products as indicated in a company press release.

MacDermid Graphics Solutions and SOMA Establish Strategic Partnership

MacDermid Graphics Solutions and SOMA announce a strategic partnership to enhance the flexographic industry's customer experience. The partnership includes the installation of SOMA equipment, including the Optima2 printing press at MacDermid's global headquarters in Atlanta,...

PPT Breaks Ground on New 130,000-Square-Foot “Center of Excellence for Flexible Pouching”

There’s big news at Plastic Packaging Technologies (PPT)—130,000 square feet big! On December 4, we broke ground on the Center of Excellence for Flexible Pouching in Kansas City, Kansas. The Center is strategically located in...

FPA Updates Flexible Packaging Market Tracker for Members; Adds COVID-19 Impacts Data

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), the leading advocate and voice for the growing U.S. flexible packaging industry, is pleased to announce that the Flexible Packaging Market Tracker has been updated with the most recent market...

Kendall Packaging Brings Pouch Converting in House

Kendall Packaging has grown so well that the strategic decision was made to bring pouch-converting capabilities in-house, to ensure that customer expectations continued to be met and exceeded, particularly when it came to delivery. Earlier...

Liquibox Builds Super-Factory in Madrid to Meet Rising EU Demand

In February, Liquibox broke ground on a new 140,000-sq-ft (13,000-sq-m) flexible packaging “super-factory” in Madrid, Spain and is pleased to announce the grand opening of that site. The new factory will more than triple the...

LyondellBasell Named to Newsweek Magazine's List of "America's Most Responsible Companies"

LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, today announced it has been named to Newsweek Magazine's 2021 list of "America's Most Responsible Companies." This is the second time LyondellBasell...

BOBST Announces a New Organizational Structure to Shape the Future of the Packaging World

As the role of packaging is rapidly evolving, BOBST is building a new company structure to better serve the future for its customers. The new organization, effective as of January 1st 2021, will be more...

PPC Flexible Packaging Announces Acquisition of Custom Poly Bag, Inc.

PPC Flexible Packing LLC, a leading provider of custom flexible packaging, announced the acquisition of Alliance, Ohio – based Custom Poly Bag, Inc. Custom Poly is the sixth acquisition of specialty and differentiated flexible...

Spectrum Plastics Group Increases Sterile Medical Flexible Packaging Capabilities with its Acquisition of PeelMaster Medical Packaging

Spectrum Plastics Group – the market leading specialty medical packaging, component and contract manufacturer, has closed on the acquisition of PeelMaster Medical Packaging Corporation. Based in Niles, Illinois, PeelMaster is a full-service converter of sterile...

Schur Flexibles: Financing Secures Growth

The Schur Flexibles Group, an international supplier of sustainable packaging solutions, has secured a long-term financing ("Term Loan B") of €340 mill. In addition, a €50 mill. binding M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) line for transactions...

ePac Flexible Packaging Appoints Ryan Kiley to Drive ePacConnect

ePac Flexible Packaging, the industry leader in digitally printed flexible packaging, has announced the appointment of Ryan Kiley to the position of Director, Market Development responsible for driving ePac’s connected packaging solution - ePacConnect on...

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