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Schubert invests in Charlotte

Schubert has acquired seven acres of land in Charlotte, North Carolina in order to expand its North American headquarters and deliver more autonomy and...

Green Dot Bioplastics rolls out nine new grades

US-based Green Dot Bioplastics has expanded its Terratek BD line with nine new compostable grades that are targeted for single-use and packaging applications. The expanded offering for film...

Banach returns to ‘thermoforming roots’ at OMV

Thermoforming machinery manufacturer OMV Technologies has appointed 36-year plastics industry veteran Matthew Banach as vice-president of sales and marketing. Banach, who has previously worked for...

Jaguars tackle conversion in the end zone

PureCycle is teaming up with the Jacksonville Jaguars American Football team to help divert “more than half a million pieces of plastics waste at...

NextLoopp closes in on rPP loop

NextLoopp, the global project set up to close the loop on food-grade PP, has undertaken its first full-scale packaging production trials using its novel...

ProMach feeds growth with Reepack deal

ProMach has acquired Reepack, an Italian firm known for its vacuum chambers, thermoformers, tray sealers and flow wrappers. The addition of the flexible packaging machinery...

Alpek acquires Octal

Petrochemical company Alpek has completed its acquisition of Octal Holding, a PET sheet producer and thermoformer, for $620 million. Based in Mexico, Alpek produces PET...

Film blisters run for recyclability

TerraCycle has recognised Honeywell's Aclar Barrier Film Blisters as technically recyclable for PVC and PETG-based blisters. Through the partnership, Honeywell and TerraCycle have developed a...

Brueckner Group USA sizes up new headquarters

Brueckner Group USA is to more than treble its operational capacity after acquiring a new headquarters in Dover, New Hampshire. The 72,000 sq ft space,...

Kiefel names new chief financial officer

Thermoforming equipment and tool maker Kiefel has appointed Anne Dierkopf as its new chief financial officer. Dierkopf (pictured) took over the role on 1 May,...

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