As February fast approaches, we're taking a look back at January's top stories on PlasticsToday for the plastic caps and closures segment.
1. Packaging giant MWV kicked off the month when it acquired closure maker Polytop Corp., which will bring the company new technologies and capabilities to its platform. Polytop is a designer and manufacturer of dispensing closures for the food, home and garden, and beauty and personal care packaging markets. The company offers a variety of standard dispensing closures, along with producing custom-designed dispensing closures.
2. Specialty plastic packaging maker IntraPac Group bought by private investment firm CI Capital Partners. IntraPac possesses an extensive range of plastic packaging technologies including blow molding, injection molding, caps and closures, and tube products. The company focuses on the personal care and pharmaceutical markets, as well as food/beverage, and household, and industrial chemicals.