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June 19, 2008
Greenhouse Grower talks with the president of horticultural container company East Jordan Plastics about the sustainability trend, recycling and the future of plastic pots.
April 9, 2008
Myers Industries, an international manufacturer of horticultural containers based in Akron, Ohio, will not merge with GS Capital Partners after nearly a year of negotiations.
April 2, 2008
Poppelmann, the German-based company with a manufacturing facility in North Carolina, has developed a new line of biodegradable TEKU pots that degrade completely within three to four months under large-scale composting conditions.
February 27, 2008
The New Jersey Nursery and Landscape Association recently teamed with New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Charles M. Kuperus to stress the importance of recycling plastics to growers.
December 26, 2007
Ball Horticultural Co. is extending the life of its seed vials through a new empty vial return program.
December 12, 2007
Myers Industries' board of directors announced Monday that GS Capital Partners (GSCP) has requested more time to complete the acquisition of the colossal container manufacturer.
July 25, 2007
Ball Horticultural Co.'s biodegradable Circle of Life Pots will be distributed exclusively through Summit Plastic Co. The pots are made of rice hulls and are available in sizes ranging from 3.5 inches to a trade gallon. Pots are available branded as part
July 25, 2007
Poppelmann Plastics USA has started producing thermoformed and injection-molded pots for its TEKU division in a new factory in Claremont, N.C.
June 13, 2007
New Jersey Department of Agriculture has been recycling greenhouse film since 1997 and expanded the program to include nursery pots, trays, cell paks, drip irrigation tape and plastic pesticide containers.
June 13, 2007
An article published in Sunday's Chicago Tribune alerts gardeners to the amount of plastic waste our industry is generating, and even goes as far as to recommend consumers buy fewer plants and grow their own from seed and cuttings.
June 6, 2007
As part of its recent consolidation acquiring Canadian container manufacturer ITML, Myers Industries will close two lawn and garden production facilities -- one in Brampton, Ontario, and another in Lugoff, S.C. The plants employ 170 and 72 people, respect
May 2, 2007
Just four months after purchasing container manufacturer ITML, Myers Industries is being sold to Goldman, Sachs & Co., one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. Based in Akron, Ohio, Myers Industries is an international manufacturer of polym
January 3, 2007
December 28, 2006, Akron, Ohio— Diversified international manufacturer and distributor Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire ITML Horticultural Products, Inc.Â® ITML, a private co