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Faerch Plast enters exclusive negotiations to acquire CGL Pack. more

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Constantia Flexibles secures acquisition of a majority shareholding in India’s Creative Polypack. more

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RPC Group has announced the acquisition of Nordfolien GmBH for €75 million (approx.. £65.8m GBP). more

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Laminated and metallised films maker Dunmore has been acquired by Steel Partners. more

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SABIC's shopping spree shows no signs of slowing down, after it agreed a deal with White Tale holdings to buy Clariant's largest stake. more

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ICS Cool Energy, based in Southampton, has become part of Ingersoll Rand. more

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A Hereford-based packaging firm that went into administration earlier this year has re-started production and reinstated jobs following acquisition by the Visionscape Group. more

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German reporcessing firm WIPAG acquired by Albis. more

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Rapid News Communications Group (RNCG) has completed the acquisition of Packaging Europe magazine and its associated website. more

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American lubricant maker Chemtura has been bought by Cologne-based Lanxess, for £2 billion. more

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The Klöckner Pentaplast Group, a leader in rigid plastic film and packaging solutions, has announced it is to acquire the LINPAC Group and subsidiaries for an undisclosed sum. more

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Keter Group, a global producer of resin-based household and garden consumer products, has acquired Banbury-based Stewart Plastics. more

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Excelsior Technologies, a food packaging supplier based in Deeside, North Wales, bought by Mondi for £33 million. more

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Zotefoams has announced full ownership of its joint venture company to produce a closed-cell foam insulation product for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and semiconductor industries globally. more

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Canada-based converter, CCL Industries Inc. has announced it is to acquire the Innovia Group for €810 million (approx. £679.5m GBP) from managing shareholder, the Smithfield Group. more

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INEOS Styrolution is to acquire the K-Resin styrene-butadiene copolymers (SBC) business currently owned by joint venture owners Chevron Phillips Chemical and Daelim Industrial Co. Ltd. more

Materials

LANXESS has announced its intention to acquire US-based Chemtura Corporation, a major global provider of flame retardant and lubricant additives. more

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Prisma Colour Ltd, a manufacturer and global supplier of colour and additive concentrates to the rubber, plastics and surface coatings industries, has announced the acquisition of two new businesses, Emsar Polymers and Adam Polymer Ltd. more

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Austrian standard parts manufacturer, Meusburger, has acquired hot runner specialist PSG Plastic Service GmbH. more

Machinery

RPC Group has agreed to buy British Polythene Industries (BPI) for £261m as it looks to gain a foothold in the European polythene films market. more

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