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AMA Plastics adds presses, changes management structure


November 24, 2014 3:57 pm ET

AMA Plastics Inc. has strengthened its management structure, received recognition for entrepreneurship, achieved quality improvements and added three injection molding presses.

Plastics workers nab suspected drug dealer


November 24, 2014 3:46 pm ET

A scene from a 1980s cop show played out in the parking lot of a Cleveland-area plastics firm on Nov. 11, as two employees helped police capture a fleeing drug dealer.

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Indiana injection molder PRD expands


November 24, 2014 1:56 pm ET

Automotive supplier PRD Inc. is expanding its manufacturing facility in Springville, Ind.

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3D Systems buying Cimatron


November 24, 2014 1:46 pm ET

3D Systems Corp. is buying Cimatron Ltd., an Israel-based company that makes integrated computer-assisted design and manufacturing software, for $97 million.

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Plastics News by the year: 1990


November 24, 2014 6:00 am ET

As Plastics News marks its 25th year of publication, we take a year-by-year look back at some of the events, people and curious coincidences that have shown up its its pages. This year: 1990.

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Indian plastics group targets waste


November 24, 2014 12:46 pm ET

An Indian plastics environmental group and the country's largest brand for packaged water, Bisleri International Pvt. Ltd., have launched a trial program in schools to promote plastics bottle recycling, and the plastics group hopes to take it...

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Can plastics return to the driver's seat?


November 24, 2014 6:00 am ET

When the June 1989 issue of Popular Science introduced three cutting-edge automotive technologies, including the latest Corvette and a powerful engine for pickups and sports cars, the flashy, exciting vehicle picked to grace its cover was a minivan.

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New GM purchasing chief faces big hurdles to improve supplier relations


November 24, 2014 11:11 am ET

Steve Kiefer is moving into the eternal hot seat that is head of GM global purchasing and supply chain.

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Wilbur Ross steps down from IAC board


November 24, 2014 11:38 am ET

Financier Wilbur Ross Jr. has resigned from the boards of International Automotive Components Group SA and its subsidiaries due to new regulatory restrictions in the European Union limiting the number of directorships a bank officer may hold,...

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PET brought the water bottle revolution


November 24, 2014 6:00 am ET

The single-serve plastic water bottle is ubiquitous in today's culture. But that hasn't always been the case. Not by a long shot.

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