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Material Insights

Material Insights: Chinaplas kicks off with materials news
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Material Insights is on location at Chinaplas 2015, and the show kicked off with some materials-related news, including a compounder moving to a more ...
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Automotive

Plasman purchase of Thermotech adds to footprint, parts expertise
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Automotive injection molder and toolmaker A.P. Plasman Inc. has purchased Thermotech Inc., a move that brings Plasman plants in Mexico and expertise...
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What Keeps You Up at Night: Mark Miller
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Mark Miller, president and CEO of Cascade Engineering in Grand Rapids, Mich., discusses finding the right managers and interesting employment...
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Medical

Danaher to buy filtration specialist Pall Corp.
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Danaher Corp. is adding filtration, separation and purification technologies to its portfolio with the planned acquisition of Pall Corp. of Port...
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Mergers & Acquisitions

JSW buys majority stake in South Korea's SM Platek
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Japan Steel Works Ltd. has purchased 80 percent of the shares of South Korean compounding extruder maker SM Platek Co. Ltd., and made SMP a...
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The Plastics Blog

Who are the plastics industry's leading women?
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I know the stereotype about executive and managers in the North American plastics industry. It's a big white men's club.
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PNN at Chinaplas: Trade group pushes energy efficiency with table tennis exhibition
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The German trade association VDMA talks energy efficiency and a major joint venture was announced during the second full day of Chinaplas.
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Packaging

DuPont emphasizing new products to maintain growth in China
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DuPont Co. officials know that economic growth is slowing in China. The materials supplier came to Chinaplas with a strategy for maintaining growth...
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Injection Molding

Melitta shifs film packaging to Poland, consolidates in Germany
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German coffee maker Melitta Group plans to close its Cofresco flexible packaging operation in Minden, Germany and switch the household film, foil and ...
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Blow Molding

Techne Graham's new products will make it a 'total solution provider'
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After 30 years of making extrusion blow molding machines, Techne Graham is rounding out its product offering with a new leak tester and an integrated ...
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Recycling

Sustainability pledges help push recycling forward even as prices dip
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“The rumors of our demise are greatly exaggerated,” said Steve Alexander, executive director of the Association of Postconsumer Plastic...
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