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Bumper to Bumper: Mafic to start production of carbon fiber alternative in NC
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Mafic has had a facility in Ireland to turn basalt from rock into a filler for composites, but is bringing production to the United States with an aim toward the automotive market. ...
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09-20-2017
Earthquake appears to have spared Mexico's plastics industry
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Mexico City — Mexico's second major earthquake in two weeks claimed several hundred lives — including at least three dozen schoolchildren — but appeared to have spared the...
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09-20-2017
Clariant rejects appeal to rethink Huntsman merger
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Swiss chemical giant Clariant AG has rejected a request to rethink its planned merger of equals with U.S.-based Huntsman Corp. In an open letter to Clariant, White Tale, which is a Cayman Island-...
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09-20-2017
A hurricane story that will make you smile
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This is the third week in a row that we've had a Hurricane Harvey-related story on Page 1. It's a big story. But it's not as bad as much of the business press is implying. I've seen more than a...
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09-20-2017
Berry invests in nonwoven production in Italy
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Berry Global Group Inc. has put the finishing touches on $15 million worth of improvements at the company's nonwovens production facility in Terno d'Isola, Italy. A two-year effort has created...
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09-20-2017
Baldwin builds on print inspection systems with acquisition
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St. Louis-based Baldwin Technology Co. Inc., the manufacturer of process automation equipment for packaging, film extrusion, printing and other industrial segments, has purchased the assets of PC...
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09-20-2017
Arkema expanding fluoropolymer capacity in US
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French materials supplier Arkema SA is planning to increase fluoropolymer production capacity at its plant in Calvert City, Ky., by 20 percent. The investment is scheduled to start mid-2018 to...
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09-19-2017
DS Smith opening its first North American rigid plastics packaging plant
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DS Smith plc is opening the company's first-ever rigid packaging manufacturing plant in North America. The new location in Romeoville, Ill., near Chicago, joins six other flexible packaging...
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09-19-2017
Labor and money problems continue for M&G in Texas
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M&G Group's Project Jumbo PET site is shrinking, with construction firm Fluor Enterprises Inc. releasing almost 300 workers because of problems at the site in Corpus, Christi, Texas. Fluor...
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09-19-2017
Quantum on the hunt for acquisitions
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Quantum Plastics LLC will continue to look at acquisitions as a way to grow while the firm's top two executives take on new titles. Quantum has appointed Ron Embree as president and CEO, moving on ...
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09-19-2017
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Originally published May 1, 2017, in Plastics News. Some data may have been updated.


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