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Packaging takes spotlight at NPE

From June 19 to 23, the National Plastics Exposition will occupy more than 1.1 million sq’ at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Packaging will be the focus for many of the more than 2ꯠ exhibitors.
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Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Chase Capital Partners (New York, NY) and members of current management in a recapitalization transaction have purchased Huntsman Packaging Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) for $1.065 billion.
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Two-pronged attack in case-ready meats

Some supermarkets like vacuum skin-packing for case-ready meat, while others prefer modified-atmosphere master packs. Why not offer both, asks this Denver meat packer.
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Canandaigua touts dual-spout box

Consumers can now serve both a white and blush wine from the same package thanks to "Party in a Box," currently being test-marketed by Canandaigua Wine Co.
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Supplier news: International agreements

NOVA Chemicals Corp. (Calgary, Alberta, Canada) has completed the purchase of the major portion of Huntsman Corp.'s (Salt Lake City, UT) styrenics business for US$637 million.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Packaging Concepts + Design (Madison Heights, MI); Huntsman Packaging (Salt Lake City, UT) for its Dalton, GA, facility; CCL Container (Rosemont, IL) for its Hermitage, PA, aerosol facility (formerly Advanced Monobloc).
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Applied Extrusion Technologies (Peabody, MA) has rejected the revised proposal of Huntsman Packaging Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) to acquire all of AET's outstanding stock for a cash price of $12.50 per share.
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AET rejects Huntman proposal

Applied Extrusion Technologies, Inc. announced Aug. 14 that its Board of Directors had unanimously rejected the unsolicited and conditional proposal of Huntsman Packaging Corp.
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Pack Expo week is a machinery extravaganza and more

Swirling around Pack Expo 98 are seminars and technical conferences that round out the Pack Expo experience. Technology breakthroughs on display.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Huntsman Packaging Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT): Jack E. Knott, exec. vp, COO.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) and Rexene Corp. (Dallas, TX) have entered into a merger agreement whereby Huntsman will acquire all outstanding shares of Rexene common stock.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Huntsman Packaging Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT): Richard P. Durham, president, CEO.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) purchased Texaco's (White Plains, NY) propylene oxide/methyl tertiary butyl ether (PO/MTBE) business in Port Neches, TX.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) announced that the debottlenecking of two production lines at its Carrington, England, facility will add 60 million lb of crystal and HIPS capacity by late 1997.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) acquired Amoco Chemical Corp.'s (Chicago, IL) polystyrene business.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) has acquired Deerfield Plastics Co., Inc. (South Deerfield, MA), a producer of PE films.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Huntsman Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) has acquired United Films Corp. (Bloomington, IN), a manufacturer of high-barrier multilayer coextruded films.
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U.K. beer recall results in relaunch

In mid-July, U.K.-based joint venture Carlsberg-Tetley PLC introduced Tetley's Draught beer in 500-mL aluminum cans. The brew's new can graphics sport cream colors that depict the decorative huntsman roundel popular on beer taps in British pubs.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Huntsman Packaging Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) has acquired Performance Films Corp. (Dallas, TX).
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Huntsman Packaging Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT): David H. Huntsman, CEO and vice Chairman.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Huntsman Corp. (Houston, TX) plans to expand ethylene production at Port Arthur, TX.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Huntsman Packaging Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) will add 40 million lb to its capacity to make co-extruded cast film.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Eastman Chemical Co. (Kingsport, Tenn) sold its polypropylene business to Huntsman Chemical (Salt Lake City, UT).