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Jan 24, 2007 | 02:34 PM CST

What’s Your Score?

By: Karen A. Newman

If you are among the thousands of companies supplying beauty and personal care products to Wal-Mart, organizing for the data collection that will be required as the retail giant moves to create sustainability throughout its organization and supply chain should be high on your list of New Year’s resolutions.

Nov 10, 2006 | 03:36 PM CST

PET Innovation Introduced

By: Jeff Falk

Eastman Chemical Company unveiled its next generation PET resin during a by-invitation press reception in Chicago. ParaStar is produced using IntegRex technology, the company’s patent-protected manufacturing process engineered to reduce energy usage.

Nov 07, 2006 | 04:38 PM CST

Material Issue

Packaging materials invite innovative future applications while introducing new techniques to reclaim raw materials.

Oct 26, 2006 | 11:13 AM CDT

A Natural Fit

By: Jeff Falk

Natural packaging supports a brand ideal, and the message and philosophy behind natural products and the companies that market them are conveyed through the packaging...

Jun 26, 2006 | 04:49 PM CDT

DS Containers: A Virtual UN

DS Containers
By: Jeff Falk

DS Containers, a Japanese-American partnership, recently celebrated the grand opening of its Batavia, Illinois plant. U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert and representatives of Daiwa—the company’s Japanese partner, which invested $100 million to the operation—were on hand as the company fired up its assembly lines in Batavia, Illinois...

Apr 10, 2006 | 11:35 AM CDT

AGI/Klearfold Introduces Corn-Based Cartons

AGI/Klearfold introduced NatureSource™ Visual Packaging, plastic folding cartons made from corn. According to the company, NatureSource Visual Packaging is...

Feb 17, 2006 | 12:08 PM CST

U.S. Can Divests U.S. and Argentinea Operations

Posted Feb. 17: U.S. Can Corporation announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its U.S. and Argentinean operations to Ball Corporation for approximately $1.1 million...

Feb 02, 2006 | 05:36 PM CST

PET Bottle Development

Graham Packaging Company, L.P. announced the development of a new, proprietary blow-molding technology that allows it to make lighter weight PET bottles without changing design or sacrificing any performance characteristics...

Jan 25, 2006 | 08:54 AM CST

Rexam To Acquire FangXin

Rexam announced that it has agreed to acquire FangXin Limited’s beauty packaging business (FangXin) based in China for a cash consideration of $74 million. The acquisition is expected to complete within the first quarter of 2006...

Jan 17, 2006 | 02:35 PM CST

FiberMark Emerges from Bankruptcy

FiberMark, Inc. announced that it completed its financial reorganization and emerged from chapter 11 as a private company. The company implemented its Plan of Reorganization, which had been approved by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court...