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IK survey: High energy prices hurting German plastic packaging industry

Monday, July 8th, 2013 | Permalink

Due to rising energy prices, the German plastic packaging industry is facing increasing competition from international companies, according to a new survey from the IK trade association. The plastics trade group, Industrievereinigung Kunststoffverpackungen (IK), stated that the cost increase of the EEG (Germany’s renewable energy law) allocation for this year alone is in the six-digit range for medium-sized companies. Whereas power costs in France are only half as high and in the U.S. electricity prices have partially dropped to as little as 5 cents per kilowatt hour. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  plastics packaging germany read more

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Medical Company Smith & Nephew Lays Off Almost 100 People …

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

The company, which makes orthopedic reconstruction products, is blaming 2.3 percent excise tax on medical devices in President Obama's health care law for the layoffs, according to Fox13 News. “The nearly $30 billion tax on medical devices that took effect Jan. 1, 2013, has …. see this over and over again. http ://www.huffingtonpost.com/social/DRaymond/smith-nephew-obamacare-layoff_n_2607112_227108613.html. View Thread | Share it. 227108613,227357378 …

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Medical Device Tax Repeal Advocates Feel Momentum – Kaiser …

Monday, December 10th, 2012 | Permalink

Opponents of the health care law's tax on medical devices say they are making headway in their push to repeal the provision before it takes effect next year. But some also see delaying the implementation of the tax as a way …

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