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Chemours starts trading after spinoff from DuPont

Chemours Co. — the spinoff of DuPont Co.'s Performance Chemicals unit — enjoyed a solid first day as a separate public company, with its per-share stock price rising more than 3 percent. Read more

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Material Insights: IPO fever strikes materials market
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Two major materials-related initial public offerings could be just around the corner, while a major proposed plastics plant in Pittsburgh has new...
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Magna to build $48 million seating headquarters
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Magna International Inc. plans to spend $48 million on a new facility in Novi, Mich., for its seating division.
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The new president and CEO of toymaker Step2 Co. LLC is bringing to bear his years of experience at New Balance, Procter & Gamble, Mars and Clorox....
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Molder adds more two-shot capacity
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Plastic Molding Manufacturing Inc. recently added two-shot molding capability to its ISO Class 8-certified clean room in Hudson, Mass., installing an ...
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Huhtamäki buys Maine packaging maker
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Finland's Huhtamäki Oyj said July 2 that it bought Pure-Stat Technologies Inc., a small U.S. manufacturer of laminate used in its molded fiber...
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Mergers & Acquisitions

Arsenal buys specialty polymer maker Peach State Labs
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Frequent plastics wheeler-dealer Arsenal Capital Partners is at it again, buying specialty polymers and chemicals maker Peach State Labs Inc.
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Surface Generation unveils compression molding for carbon fiber

Surface Generation, a company in Rutland, the United Kingdom, that provides carbon fiber processing technologies, has unveiled a compression molding...
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Plastics News looking for the Rising Stars under 35
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Like many plastics companies, we're on the hunt for young talent. But we aren't looking to hire them — not right now, at least. We're looking...
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Silgan cuts jobs in Indiana as it relocates some operations
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Silgan Plastics LLC is laying off more than five dozen workers at its Ligonier, Ind., facility.
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Lightweighting, additive manufacturing in spotlight for Arburg
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Arburg Inc.'s dedication of its new headquarters in Rocky Hill drew 160 attendees June 16-17, and after the ribbon cutting and speeches, they learned ...
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Mid-America Machining files patent suit over lightweight milk jugs
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Blow mold maker Mid-America Machining Inc. has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Milacron LLC over lightweight milk bottles.
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DSM Engineering Plastics names new leader
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Royal DSM NV has appointed a new leader for its Singapore-based global Engineering Plastics business.
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