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Trident turns to garbage bins as Australian auto industry declines
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Adelaide, Australia — The demise of Australia's auto manufacturing industry has seen an injection molder diversify into mobile garbage bins. Until recently, Trident Plastics (SA) Pty. Ltd.,...
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05-22-2017
Tekni-Plex adds to seals and closures business with acquisition
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Tekni-Plex Inc. is once again adding to its seals and closures business with the acquisition of Bruna Seals LLC. Bruna Seals, of Doral, Fla., will become part of Tekni-Plex's global closure liners ...
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05-22-2017
Plastics Industry Association creates sustainability board
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Washington — The Plastics Industry Association has promoted two staffers and launched a Sustainability Advisory Board. The goal of the board is to enlist a diverse group of plastics industry ...
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05-22-2017
Nestlé Waters signs on to support Closed Loop recycling efforts
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Bottled water giant Nestlé Waters North America Inc. is investing millions of dollars into the Closed Loop Fund, an effort to boost recycling around the country. Nestlé Waters will...
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05-22-2017
Technical Polymers adopts Domo name
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Compounding firm Technical Polymers LLC now is operating as Domo Engineering Plastics US LLC. The name change was official April 25. Domo Chemical GmbH of Leuna, Germany, had acquired Buford, Ga.-...
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05-22-2017
China's Mehow builds medical molding plant in Malaysia
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Guangzhou, China —​ Chinese medical injection molder Mehow Innovation Ltd. is investing more than $20 million in a new facility in Malaysia, its first outside China, as it responds to...
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05-22-2017
Huntsman and Clariant poised to merge
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UPDATED — An on-again, off-again merger of Huntsman Corp. and Clariant International Ltd. looks like it will finally come to fruition. Huntsman and Clariant announced May 22 that they plan...
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05-21-2017
Irish firm buys US molder to expand North American presence
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Dublin-based One51 plc is continuing to expand on this side of the Atlantic Ocean, this time with the $150 million purchase of Macro Plastics Inc. Macro, headquartered in Fairfield, Calif., is the ...
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05-19-2017
Westminster Tool recognized for outreach efforts
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Cleveland — Westminster Tool Inc. has been named Tooling Trailblazer of the Year by the American Mold Builders Association. The new award, which was established to recognize an AMBA member...
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05-19-2017
LSR drops into ​ 3D printing demand
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Würzburg, Germany — Two presentations at the biannual SKZ Süddeutsches Kunststoffzentrum Silicone Elastomers conference in Würzburg addressed recently introduced liquid...
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05-19-2017
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Originally published May 8, 2017, in LSR World. Some data may have been updated.


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