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Coveris Closes New Deal

Coveris based in Vienna, Austria, has bought HLB|SFV, a previously family-owned company focused on the manufacturing and sale of various shapes of paper bags but also paper-based flexibles on reels.

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Bryce Corp. to Add 20 Jobs With New Investments

Bryce Corp.’s packaging division said in a news release that it will invest $10 million to expand its capacity, enhance its technical capabilities, and generate an additional 20 jobs. “The Bryce family is committed to making long-term investment decisions even in uncertain economic environments to serve its employees, its customers, and its markets in a […]

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Covid-19 Forces Price Increase at Flint Group Packaging Inks

Flint Group Packaging Inks increased the price for its North American solvent-based business to alleviate raw material cost increases, the company said in a news release. The price increase took effect July 15 with all Flint Group Packaging Inks products sold in the United States and Canada. Supply across a number of raw material categories […]

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C-P Flexible Packaging Buys Genpak Flexible

C-P Flexible Packaging—a manufacturer of flexible packaging including rollstock, premade pouches, resealable packaging, and shrink sleeves—acquired Genpak Flexible from The Jim Pattison Group, according to a report from Business Wire. Genpak Flexible is a leading North American supplier of compostable packaging and offers a range of patented flexible packaging solutions. C-P Flexible Packaging in York, […]

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Proampac Names Cox to New Role

ProAmpac tapped Rita Cox to be president of the company’s Flexibles Products division. Cox previously was president of the company’s extrusion and lamination division and rejoins the company following a brief retirement. She succeeds Tom Loewald, who was named CEO of Cambrex on June 15, the company said in a news release. “ProAmpac embodies all […]

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A Flexible Path to a Circular Economy

A Flexible Path to a Circular Economy

The Flexible Packaging Association recently wrapped up a research project with PTIS, LLC and Priority Metrics Group (PMG) that explored the future of sustainability and flexible packaging through 2030. The project provides stakeholders—FPA members, policymakers, NGOs, consumer product companies, consumers, local municipalities, and other associations—with a road map to sustainability. It can guide individual members […]

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