Specialty film converter Orafol Europe GmbH has expanded in the United States by acquiring high-end film producer Rowland Technologies Inc.
Creative Pultrusions Inc. has again expanded its downstream business in fiberglass-reinforced thermoset profiles through the acquisition of Tower Tech Inc.
The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries says China's proposed ban on recycled scrap imports, including plastics, is too blunt. The association says many details remain unclear and argues there are better ways to protect the environment. It suggested China's ban could be a way to protect its domestic industry.