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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

30 Nov 2017 10:06 Industry News

German reporcessing firm WIPAG acquired by Albis. more

4 Oct 2017 16:17 Industry News

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

4 May 2017 11:46 Industry News

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

24 Apr 2017 16:48 Industry News

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

7 Apr 2017 16:00 Industry News

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Keter

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

28 Mar 2017 12:14 Industry News

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

13 Feb 2017 14:29 Industry News

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

6 Jan 2017 09:58 Industry News

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

20 Dec 2016 09:40 Industry News

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

31 Oct 2016 16:41 Materials

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

27 Sep 2016 08:46 Industry News

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

8 Sep 2016 10:13 Industry News

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

29 Jun 2016 10:00 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

9 Jun 2016 15:28 Industry News

Sicut Enterprises and Regain Polymers have signed exclusive agreement for the European manufacture of Sicut’s structural recycled plastic composites, including its railway sleeper, Ecotrax. more

8 Jun 2016 16:15 Industry News

Borealis, a provider of polyolefin, base chemical and fertilizer solutions, has announced that it is set to acquire German plastics recycler mtm plastics and mtm compact. more

2 Jun 2016 12:06 Industry News

Trelleborg, a provider of engineering polymer solutions, has finalised the acquisition of CGS Holding – a privately owned company with positions in agricultural, industrial and specialty tyres as well as engineered polymer solutions. more

1 Jun 2016 15:18 Industry News

Teknor Apex has announced the acquisition of Plastic-Technologie-Service (PTS), a German-based custom compounder of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) and engineering thermoplastics (ETPs) for an undisclosed amount. more

4 Apr 2016 11:50 Materials

BASF is considering making a counterbid for DuPont, following the announcement of its merger with Dow Chemical in December, published reports suggest. more

7 Mar 2016 10:26 Industry News

PolyOne has acquired certain TPE technologies and assets from Kraton Performance Polymers for $72 million USD (approx. £49.5m GBP) as it looks to expand its global footprint in thermoplastic elastomer innovation and design. more

3 Feb 2016 14:04 Materials