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Honor Plastics grows from roots of three companies

California’s Honor Plastics & Molding Inc. is becoming the central home for the consolidated operations of three different injection molding companies, including product lines run by one of the plastics’ industries most established molders. Read more

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Mergers and acquisitions outlook for 2017
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Material Insights

Material Insights: Sabic delivery problems persist
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Processors continue to see delivery problems for Sabic resins, but the company said the problem is getting better, a Solvay executive talks about the ...
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Automotive

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors to build HQ in Michigan
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors will invest $8.45 million to develop a new headquarters in Novi, Mich., focused on instrument panels.
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What Keeps You Up At Night?

What Keeps You Up at Night: Brian Anderson, Molded Devices Inc.
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Brian Anderson is owner of Molded Devices Inc.
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Medical

Honor Plastics grows from roots of three companies
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California’s Honor Plastics & Molding Inc. is becoming the central home for the consolidated operations of three different...
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Film & Sheet

Grupo Ortiz plans first plants outside Mexico
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Grupo Industrial Ortiz, which claims to be the world's largest producer of polypropylene raffia woven sacks and similar products, is diversifying...
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Materials M&A pace slowed in 2016
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The number of global plastics materials-related M&A deals declined in 2016, as fewer opportunities presented themselves to buyers.
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Machinery

Plastics Industry Association names equipment statistics members
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The Plastics Industry Association's Committee on Equipment Statistics has elected Chairman Glenn Frohring of Absolute Haitian Corp. and Vice Chair...
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The Plastics Blog

Our core beliefs: Safety, free trade and sustainability
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We've published our editorial agenda in the first issue of Plastics News every year since 2001. Remember January 2001? The U.S. economy was strong...
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Plastics News Now: MIT researchers study lightweight structural material with plastics
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A structural plastic shape at MIT is giving researchers hope for a new lightweight, super strong material, Unilever sets sustainable goals and a...
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Packaging

As retailing changes, packaging designers must adapt
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Global packaging and supply chain management company Havi expects to see new packaging options as more and more business moves from traditional...
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Injection Molding

Viking Plastics' Brazilian JV expands capacity
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São Paulo-based Injequaly Indústria e Comércio Ltda., a joint venture between the Brazilian plastic injection molding company and the U.S. firm...
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Blow Molding

Amcor expanding packaging plant in Ohio
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Updated — Amcor Rigid Plastics is spending tens of millions of dollars to expand a plastic packaging manufacturing site in Ohio.
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Materials

Pugh retiring from Trinseo
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Martin Pugh will retire March 1 after a career of almost 40 years in the plastics and chemicals industries. He currently serves as executive vice...
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Recycling

PET recycler US Fibers expanding in South Carolina
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Recycled polyester fiber maker US Fibers is expanding in South Carolina, a move that will create more than 20 jobs.
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Numbers that Matter

Latest statistics show rising economic optimism in US
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Recent survey data from both small business owners and consumers indicate that Americans entered the New Year with a surge of optimism and confidence ...
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