Converting/Packaging

Berry Plastics Announces Executive Change

November 22, 2013
Jim Kratochvil, chief financial officer of Berry Plastics Group Inc., plans to retire effective January 2, 2014.
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Michelman Announces Paper and Corrugated Business Appointments

October 25, 2013
Michelman recently announced it has added three new team members to its paper and corrugated business unit.
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Berry Plastics Announces Executive Appointments

October 21, 2013
Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced that it has appointed William J. (Bill) Norman to the position of president of its Rigid Open Top Division, and G. Adam Unfried to the role of executive vice president of Strategic Planning.
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Top 5 News that Sticks

Acquisition in Packaging Sector is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
October 14, 2013

News of an acquisition and a divestment by Berry Plastics drew the most interest last week.


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Berry Plastics Acquires Flexible Plastics and Film Business

October 8, 2013
Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced that it has finalized two transactions in support of the company’s strategic initiatives.
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Glass Beverage Container Demand Expected to Post Modest Growth

October 7, 2013
U.S. demand for beverage containers is expected to increase 1.7% per year through 2017 to 265 billion units, valued at $29.1 billion, according to a new study.
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Market Trends: Global Consumption of Radiation-Cured Products

Product assembly adhesives for electronic, medical, and other applications accounted for 13% of the adhesive pounds.
October 1, 2013

The global consumption of radiation-cured coatings, inks and adhesives was 868 million lbs in 2012, worth $4,495 million, according to a recent study from Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney. The


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Improving Performance of Hot-Melt Packaging Adhesives

Pure monomer resins can help improve the performance of EVA-based carton closure hot-melt packaging adhesives.
October 1, 2013

Carton closure hot-melt packaging adhesives using ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) polymer systems have been used for decades due to their availability, formulation latitude and performance attributes. Packaging adhesive formulations typically contain polymer, tackifier resin and wax.


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Converting Equipment for Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

Specialized equipment is necessary to convert pressure-sensitive adhesives effectively.
October 1, 2013

Converting webs of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) presents a variety of challenges. The inherent sticky properties of adhesives can be problematic throughout the slitting and rewinding process.


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H.B. FULLER CO.: Hot-Melt Adhesive

October 1, 2013
This company has released Advantra Encore™ 4000, a proprietary polymer technology for case and carton sealing.
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