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Mar-Bal celebrates its newest 'baby'
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Painesville, Ohio — Aug. 16 was a big day for Mar-Bal Inc., as the thermoset plastics firm formally opened its new production site in Painesville. Chagrin Falls, Ohio-based Mar-Bal hosted an ...
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08-17-2018
Private equity group buys Adams Manufacturing
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London private equity firm BC Partners has purchased Adams Manufacturing Corp., the largest U.S. manufacturer of outdoor resin furniture, in a deal announced Aug. 17 that will link it with another ...
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08-17-2018
Pexco buys Custom Extrusion, expects more acquisitions
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Specialty plastics extruder Pexco LLC has grown again through acquisition. Pexco bought Custom Extrusion Inc. Aug. 14 for undisclosed terms. Custom Extrusion is based in Sheffield, Mass., and also ...
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08-17-2018
CalRecycle works to nail down details in reusable bag law
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Staff members at CalRecycle are weighing a range of comments about proposed regulations for the state's reusable-bag-law. Plastic bag makers, recyclers and environmentalists have all taken issue...
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08-17-2018
Demonstrating 3D with LSR at NPE
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Orlando, Fla. — There's a lot of buzz about 3D printing of liquid silicone rubber, and R.D. Abbott Co. Inc. and M.R. Mold & Engineering Corp. attracted attention at NPE2018 with live...
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08-17-2018
Consultant: LSR the fastest-growing among the four main silicones
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Cleveland —​ Demand for silicones is expected to grow significantly through 2024, and liquid silicone rubber is a big part of that growth. Patrick Ellis, associate consultant with...
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08-17-2018
Demonstrating 3D with LSR at NPE
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Orlando, Fla. — There's a lot of buzz about 3D printing of liquid silicone rubber, and R.D. Abbott Co. Inc. and M.R. Mold & Engineering Corp. attracted attention at NPE2018 with live...
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08-17-2018
Chen Hsong's Taiwan unit starts sourcing local servos
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Taipei, Taiwan — Taiwan aspires to produce sophisticated all-electric injection molding machines wired for today's smart factories. One bottleneck to making cost-conscious offerings, though, ...
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08-17-2018
Consultant: LSR the fastest-growing among the four main silicones
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Cleveland —​ Demand for silicones is expected to grow significantly through 2024, and liquid silicone rubber is a big part of that growth. Patrick Ellis, associate consultant with...
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08-17-2018
Prost: Processors should take cyber security seriously
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Columbus, Ohio — Cyber security maven John Prost laid out a sobering portrait of hackers — and not just computer hackers, but thieves who use the telephone, too — at the...
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08-16-2018
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Published on September 25, 2014 Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

Key highlights from MEXICO State of the Industry Report:

  • Foreign investment shaping Mexico's plastics industry - Automotive, Aerospace and Packaging sectors fueling growth
  • Economic growth in Mexico is expected to accelerate to 3.7 percent in 2015, averaging close to 5 percent through 2020
  • Growing number of OEM's opening light vehicle assembly plants sparking opportunities for Tier 2 and Tier 3 suppliers
  • PET a sweet spot for Mexico's plastics industry
  • Mexico's maquiladora industry to put training on fast track

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