Milacron LLC has made another acquisition, picking up Kortec Inc., a supplier of coinjection molding technology for making barrier packaging, the machinery maker announced Feb. 19. The deal makes Milacron a major provider of fully integrated, turnkey co-injection barrier systems.
U.S. demand for extruded plastics is expected to grow by 3 percent in 2014, with PVC remaining the largest segment.
Plastic pipe will post the strongest gains through 2018, continuing to take market share from competing materials in a range of markets.
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