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LyondellBasell to buy plastics producer A. Schulman for $2.25bn LyondellBasell, a provider of plastics, chemicals and refining solutions, has agreed to acquire US-based A. Schulman for around $2.25bn. Packaging Materials > News
Amkor Technology appoints Doug Alexander and MaryFrances McCourt as board of directors Amkor Technology has appointed Doug Alexander and MaryFrances McCourt as new members of the company’s board of directors.
News Owens-Illinois’ containers achieve cradle to cradle certification Owens-Illinois (O-I) is claimed to be first food and beverage packaging company to achieve a gold rating in material health on the Cradle to Cradle Product Scorecard.
Services > Packaging Services > News Nestlé Pure Life introduces rPET bottles in US By PKBR Staff Writer
Nestlé Waters North America bottled water brand Nestlé Pure Life Purified Water has launched a new 700mL bottle developed by using food grade recycled plastic (rPET).
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News
Videojet Technologies introduces new laser marking system By PKBR Staff Writer
Videojet Technologies, a provider of coding, marking and printing solutions, has introduced 3640 CO2 laser marking system.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News Flint Group announces new name for partner company Eston Chimica has announced a new name for its partner company, Eston Chimica, a supplier of inks and coatings to package printers in Italy and Southern Europe.
Packaging Materials > News MPS appoints Tim Fox as new president North America MPS has announced the appointment of Tim Fox as new president of MPS Systems North America, effective 19 February.
Services > Packaging Services > News

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Nestlé Pure Life introduces rPET bottles in US
By PKBR Staff Writer
Nestlé Waters North America bottled water brand Nestlé Pure Life Purified Water has launched a new 700mL bottle developed by using food grade recycled plastic (rPET).
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News
Merida makes $6m equity investment in Kush Bottles
Kush Bottles has received a $6m equity investment from Merida Capital Partners to accelerate its near and long-term growth strategy.
Types of Packaging > Containers > News

Packaging Materials

Flint Group announces new name for partner company
Eston Chimica has announced a new name for its partner company, Eston Chimica, a supplier of inks and coatings to package printers in Italy and Southern Europe.
Packaging Materials > News
Sealed Air increases price for its North American Product Care products
Sealed Air is implementing a price increase on products in its North American Product Care business.
Packaging Materials > News

Specialized Packaging

CMA CGM launches new system to transport liquids by container
By PKBR Staff Writer
Marine transportation and shipping firm CMA CGM has introduced a new system for the transportation of liquids by container.
Specialized Packaging > Beverage Products > News
New Innis & Gunn's packaging to hit US shelves this month
By PKBR Staff Writer
Scottish craft brewer Innis & Gunn has launched a new unified brand identity across its packaging.
Specialized Packaging > Beverage Products > News

Services

Owens-Illinois’ containers achieve cradle to cradle certification
Owens-Illinois (O-I) is claimed to be first food and beverage packaging company to achieve a gold rating in material health on the Cradle to Cradle Product Scorecard.
Services > Packaging Services > News
MPS appoints Tim Fox as new president North America
MPS has announced the appointment of Tim Fox as new president of MPS Systems North America, effective 19 February.
Services > Packaging Services > News

Packaging Technology

Videojet Technologies introduces new laser marking system
By PKBR Staff Writer
Videojet Technologies, a provider of coding, marking and printing solutions, has introduced 3640 CO2 laser marking system.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News
Polish label converter Mal-Pol invests in Mark Andy P5 press
By PKBR Staff Writer
Polish label converter Mal-Pol has purchased a Mark Andy Performance Series P5 press to boost its business in the country.
Packaging Technology > Automation & Technology > News

Green Packaging

Nestlé Pure Life introduces rPET bottles in US
By PKBR Staff Writer
Nestlé Waters North America bottled water brand Nestlé Pure Life Purified Water has launched a new 700mL bottle developed by using food grade recycled plastic (rPET).
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News
Delta Plastics acquires plastics firm Command Packaging
By PKBR Staff Writer
US-based Delta Plastics has purchased California-based Command Packaging, including its plastic film recycling subsidiary Encore Recycling, for undisclosed amount.
Green Packaging > Recyclable > News




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