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Extruder and machinery supplier face off in court
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When Walter Wang, owner and CEO of the world’s largest plastics pipe manufacturer, decided to expand into mainland China in 2012, he never thought his new business would be impacted by his...
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07-25-2016
UK molder Pentagon Plastics buys toolmaker Phoenix Engineering
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Horsham, England -based injection molder Pentagon Plastics Ltd. has purchased a neighboring tooling firm that specializes in caps and closures. The target firm is Phoenix Engineering 2009. Terms...
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07-25-2016
Plastic industry waits on EU workers' rights in UK
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Leading figures in the plastic industry have warned of the potential impact of reduced rights for European Union (EU) workers and increased import costs, following the political events triggered...
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07-25-2016
Essel Propack opens $5 million Colombia plant
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Global plastic packaging firm Essel Propack Ltd. is opening a new plant in Cali, Colombia, to make laminated tubes for the beauty and cosmetics industries, part of what the company said is a...
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07-25-2016
ExxonMobil to expand U.K. Santoprene capacity
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ExxonMobil Chemical Co. is planning to expand its specialty elastomers plant in Newport, Wales, in a bid to increase its high-performance elastomers’ capacity globally, the company announced ...
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07-25-2016
Sabic and ExxonMobil consider Gulf Coast investment
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Saudi Basic Industries Corp. is looking to its future while also acknowledging part of its past. The industrial conglomerate based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on July 25 said it was considering a...
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07-25-2016
Recycling industry needs to find way forward
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As more recyclers across the globe shut down — some for economic reasons, others due to government intervention — Parc Corp.’s Kathy Xuan has been pondering over a question:...
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07-25-2016
Sonoco ramping up production of plastic cans
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Sonoco Products Co. is ramping up production of its new plastic can in anticipation of launching the container in hundreds of retail stores this fall. The Hartsville, S.C.-based company told stock ...
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07-22-2016
Women make up more than half of Goright's upper management team
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Goright Plastics, Printing & Logistics LLC has a large contingent of women in management roles. More than half of upper management are women, according to Kacey Stotesbery, facilities manager/ ...
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07-22-2016
Stotesbery molds the ultimate plastic wine glass
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Finding the right shatterproof crystal alternative wine glass has led Kacey Stotesbery, 37, to take an active interest in the plastics industry. Stotesbery is the facilities manager/human...
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07-22-2016
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