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ITB Group has became part of Rompa Group with the latter having solidified its market share on the international plastics market. Read more

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Sealed Air agrees to acquire Automated Packaging Systems

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Sealed Air Corporation has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Automated Packaging Systems, Inc. (APS), a leading manufacturer of high-reliability, automated bagging systems, for a purchase price of $510m (~€456m) on a cash and debt free basis. Read more

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The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the merger between Amcor and Bemis – both are global manufacturers of packaging solutions, supplying a broad range of rigid and flexible packaging products. Read more

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2018 was a watershed year for mergers and acquisitions in the global flexible packaging sector, according to Wood Mackenzie Chemicals' 'Global Flexible Packaging Market Overview' report. Read more

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The German government’s ground-breaking veto of a Chinese takeover bid of a machine tool manufacturer could spell the beginning of a new chapter for how the country does business with the Asian superpower. Read more

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SABIC has snapped up a quarter of Clariant's shares, after the activist investor responsible for the failure of HuntsmanClariant talks backed out. Read more

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Meusburger, the leading provider of standard parts, has announced its merger with PSG China, beginning a new chapter for the Austrian company as of September 1st 2017. Read more

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Clariant and Huntsman have published their first official update since announcing their merger in May of this year. Read more

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DowDuPont another step closer to formation after Canada rules on merger. Read more

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Clariant and Huntsman are to merge, creating world-leading specialty chemicals company HuntsmanClariant with an enterprise value of $20 billion. The merger is expected to be completed by the end of 2017. Read more

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The European Commission is exploring the Dow/DuPont merger more closely, assessing how the deal will affect the agriculture and petrochemicals markets. Read more

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EPPM's most-read stories: The December edit

Do you need reminding of what happened in December? Us too. So let's look back on the biggest, most-read headlines to hit the EPPM website last month and refresh our memories of COP21 in Paris and that massive Dow/DuPont merger. Read more

4 Jan 2016 11:35 editor's blog

Most-read EPPM stories of 2015 - month-by-month

EPPM Editor Rose Brooke has been scouring the website's analytics pages to find the most-read stories of each month of the year. Take a trip down memory lane with us as we review the news that got you clicking in 2015. Read more

17 Dec 2015 11:00 editor's blog

DuPont/Dow

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Dow and DuPont have announced they will merge, forming a powerful chemicals company on the world stage with the intention to spin into three independent agriculture, material science and specialty products businesses. Read more

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DuPont/Dow

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Reports have surfaced from "people familiar with the matter" that chemicals giants DuPont and Dow are in talks to merge – with some saying an announcement is due this week. Read more

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  • Rompa Group takes over ITB Group

    (L-R) Patrick Gerard, Hans van Dooremalen and Jan Bloo

  • Sealed Air agrees to acquire Automated Packaging Systems

    via Shutterstock

    Sealed Air agrees to acquire Automated Packaging Systems

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  • 2018 a watershed year for flexible packaging

    2018 a watershed year for flexible packaging

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