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Tekni-Plex acquires fourth closure liner business in as many years

Tekni-Plex has acquired the assets of induction seals and foam closure liners producer BrunaSeals, with the US company to become part of Tekni-Plex’s global...

Tetra Pak to open plastics closures facility in south east Asia

A plant dedicated to the production of plastics closures for carton packaging is being built in Thailand by Tetra Pak. The Sweden-based packaging systems manufacturer...

Euro Closed Loop goes into administration

UK-based Euro Closed Loop Recycling, which was first reported to be on the brink of collapse 10 months ago, has been placed into administration.

Companies combine in Memphis

Evergreen Packaging is to combine with its sister companies Closure Systems International (CSI) and Graham Packaging Company into one consolidated global headquarters in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

EcoMachines cuts ties with recycling firm

EcoMachines Ventures is to sell its share capital of UK business Recycling Technologies to a private investor for an undisclosed amount.

Nelson sinks due to bag charge

A British manufacturer of plastics bags has gone into administration with managing director Michael Flynn saying that it was mainly due to "the English bag legislation and corresponding impact on customer and retailer demand".

Bericap opens Malaysia plant

Caps and closures manufacturer Bericap Singapore has relocated to a new plant in Johor, Malaysia, having closed its Singapore facility in December 2015.

Redundancies follow merger at DuPont

DuPont will cut 10 per cent of its 54,000 global workforce as it prepares for its merger with Dow Chemical. The companies announced last month that they would join to create one chemical producer that will eventually be split into three independent companies.

Sonoco consolidates tobacco production but grows plastics

Packaging converter Sonoco Consumer Products Europe is to close two of its production facilities in Germany as part of a general restructuring process and the impact of the revision of the European Tobacco Product Directive, which has had a negative impact on tobacco packaging production.

RPC Group to close deal on GCS

British converter RPC Group is set to buy Global Closure Systems (GCS) for €650 million ($712m) to strengthen its position in the European plastics packaging market.