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Pipe, profile and tubing sales


July 28, 2014 9:44 am ET

Pipe, profile and tubing sales

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Packaging film shows promise as a low-cost alternative for medical tests


July 28, 2014 9:37 am ET

A new cheap way to run tests on medical and environmental samples has been developed using the plastic packaging staple — the air filled flexible packaging film commonly called bubble wrap.

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ADS launches public trading on NYSE


July 25, 2014 10:41 am ET

Advanced Drainage Systems, the world's largest producer of thermoplastic corrugated pipe, made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange today with 14.5 million shares offered at $16 to raise $232 million.

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Gear pump maker Witte expands in Germany and USA


July 25, 2014 2:15 pm ET

Witte Pumps & Technology GmbH, the German maker of gear pumps for extrusion, has moved into a new headquarters factory in the Hamburg area, and the company also is beefing up its U.S. operation.

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Sealed Air's move to Charlotte will put it all under 'One Roof'


July 25, 2014 2:03 pm ET

Sealed Air Corp. shook the ground last week by announcing plans to relocate its headquarters from Elmwood Park, N.J., to Charlotte, N.C., in a move that will consolidate leadership, research and development facilities and corporate offices for the...

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Austrian mold maker seeking North American manufacturing partner


July 25, 2014 1:49 pm ET

An Austrian mold maker is looking for a manufacturing location in North America.

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Crain named to Automotive Hall of Fame


July 25, 2014 1:29 pm ET

Keith Crain, chairman of Crain Communications Inc. — parent of Plastics News — was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame July 24 along with three other automotive luminaries.

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DuPont resins help take Nike golf balls 'Fore!'ward


July 25, 2014 1:07 pm ET

It may be difficult to imagine just how much science, not to mention rubber and plastic components, go into a golf ball. But global giant DuPont Co. believes that it has found the holy grail of golf balls with a new product comprised of ionomer...

Investigation continuing into injury at Windsor mold maker


July 25, 2014 12:57 pm ET

Canadian authorities are investigating an incident in which a worker's foot got caught in a machine at Crest Mold Technology Inc. in Oldcastle, Ontario.

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Bioplastics maker wins government funding


July 25, 2014 12:13 pm ET

Canadian bioplastics maker Solegear Bioplastics Inc. has won $1.6 million in funding from the government-sponsored Western Innovation Initiative (WINN).

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