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Haitian builds system for Renault's new China auto assembly plant


April 24, 2015 11:10 am ET

A late-comer to the world's largest auto market, French carmaker Renault SA is currently building its first factory in China.

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Wittmann Battenfeld betting on big for future sales


April 24, 2015 12:34 pm ET

Five hundred visitors packed into MacroPower Days, about twice as many as Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH officials initially expected — proof, they said, of interest in large-tonnage injection molding machines.

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PolyOne launches Geon BIO PVC using soy-based materials


April 24, 2015 11:48 am ET

More than a decade of research is paying off for Battelle Memorial Institute in the form of Geon BIO PVC compounds from PolyOne Corp.

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California may require more recycled content in bottles


April 24, 2015 11:16 am ET

California lawmakers are considering a pair of bills that would bump up the required recycled content in plastic bottles for beverage companies to keep getting a break on state fees.

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Paulson increasing its training offerings, opening Florida tech center


April 24, 2015 10:55 am ET

Paulson Training Programs Inc. is boosting its efforts to help the plastics industry find more skilled workers, entering an educational alliance, building a tech center and expanding its learning options.

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Eriks NV buys two US polymer companies


April 24, 2015 10:38 am ET

Dutch company Eriks NV is expanding its reach in the North American plastics sector with two acquisitions: Dallas-based Seals and Packings Inc. and Rock Hill, S.C.-based Action Industrial Group LLC.

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Plastic panels silence traffic noise


April 24, 2015 10:16 am ET

Australian packaging company Pact Group Holdings Ltd. has manufactured 180,446 square feet of lightweight polyethylene panels for noise barriers on a highway upgrade into Sydney.

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Bemis Co. reports sales growth


April 24, 2015 9:57 am ET

Bemis Co. Inc., in what the company is describing as a strong quarter, saw consistent earnings from continuing operations.

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Danish packaging firm Faerch buys UK's Anson as part of growth strategy


April 24, 2015 9:37 am ET

Denmark-based packaging company Faerch Plast A/S has acquired Ely, United Kingdom-based Anson Packaging Ltd., a move the company says “should be viewed” as part of its growth strategy.

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Court approves Bekum's European reorganization


April 23, 2015 5:04 pm ET

Blow molding machinery maker Bekum Maschinenfabriken GmbH has announced it received court approval for the reorganization plan it proposed in September.

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