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A slang term for a credit card, especially when being used to make frivolous or luxurious purchases.
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Synthetic wine corks, spray pumps, caps for deodorant rollers, caps for tubes, and other closures are typically only small parts, but are altogether a noticeable growth market: More than 200 billion plastic closures were sold throughout Europe in the past year, 60 billion more than at the start of the decade.
14 August 2013 - US rigid packaging specialist Silgan Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:SLGN) unveiled a USD266m (EUR201m) deal to buy plastic closures maker Portola Packaging Inc.
US plastic and packaging goods maker Silgan Holdings (NASDAQ:SLGN) has acquired Ipec Global, a manufacturer of plastic closures for the dairy and juice markets.
With manufacturing facilities in New Castle, Pennsylvania and Brewton, Alabama, we believe IPEC has built a strong competitive position in plastic closures for the dairy and juice markets.
Its addition is seen to boost Silgan's global closure franchise and expand its European plastic closure presence through manufacturing facilities in the UK and Czech Republic, the buyer said.
The new packaging is stylish and streamlined, with the 187mL format featuring an easily removable plastic closure so that it can be enjoyed anytime and anywhere.
IPEC is a plastic closure manufacturer that serves primarily the North American dairy and juice markets.
Besides producing containers for human and pet food, it also produces metal, composite, and plastic closures for food and beverage products, containers for personal care, health care, pharmaceutical, household, and industrial chemical, agricultural, automotive, and marine chemical products.
Albea's product portfolio includes plastic and laminate tubes, mascaras, lipsticks, lip glosses, compacts, plastic closures and shells, spray-caps, jars, lids, cosmetic accessories, bags & promotional items.
Also, the company supplies plastic containers for shelf-stable food and personal care products in North America, metal containers in North America and Europe for food and general line products and metal and plastic closures and dispensing systems.
Stevens served as executive vice president of sales and marketing for Mold-Rite Products, an injection molding company focused on plastic closures for the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and food industries.
While this start-up company has attracted headlines for its diffractive chocolates, its fundamental technique is in making moulds with diffractive structures to transfer to the moulded product - chocolate, plastic closures or other plastic packaging and moulded parts.