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Chemours starts trading after spinoff from DuPont

Chemours Co. — the spinoff of DuPont Co.'s Performance Chemicals unit — enjoyed a solid first day as a separate public company, with its per-share stock price rising more than 3 percent.

Magna to build $48 million seating headquarters

Magna International Inc. plans to spend $48 million on a new facility in Novi, Mich., for its seating division.

Plastics News Now: Coating for plastics packaging helps mayo fly

LiquidGlide aims to help thick liquids through plastics bottles, the Minnesota Vikings are turning to plastics to melt snow and Scotland is ditching cotton for polymer money.

PS prices drop 5 cents, PP up 1 cent

North American polypropylene makers in June got back the penny they had lost in May, while polystyrene makers saw their two-month increase streak come to an end as prices fell by a nickel.

Inovyn joint venture opens for business

Ineos Group AG and Solvay SA have revealed further details about their Inovyn joint venture which began business July 1.

Upstream names new leader

An environmental group, known in part for its recent efforts to push for more pouch recycling, has a new leader.

Plastipak expands in Louisiana, closes on purchase in Europe

Plastipak Packaging Inc. is investing $9 million to expand a manufacturing facility in Louisiana, a move that will add 20 jobs.

Huhtamäki buys Maine packaging maker

Finland's Huhtamäki Oyj said July 2 that it bought Pure-Stat Technologies Inc., a small U.S. manufacturer of laminate used in its molded fiber packaging, for 6 million euros ($6.6 million).

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