Steve Toloken

Title Staff Reporter / Asia Bureau Chief
Phone (313) 204-6273


Recent Articles

Oct 20   Messe Düsseldorf supports Plastindia move, but with reservations

Oct 20   Petition asks for Plastindia to move back to Delhi, PIF board member resigns

Oct 15   Taiwan's machinery makers look to speed development of all-electrics

Oct 15   Peiyu looks at Vietnam expansion

Oct 14   Taiwanese bioplastics maker gets cash infusion

Oct 14   iPhone 6, other smartphones may boost Taiwan's plastics market for late 2014

Oct 08   International exhibitors still have questions about Plastindia move

Sep 29   Germans, Chinese question Plastindia move to Gujarat

Sep 27   India changes its mind, again: PlastIndia will be in Gujarat

Sep 26   Global giant Foxconn to make, sell molding machines

Sep 19   Hong Kong's TK eyes expansion, may buy Nypro Tool operation

Sep 18   Study: 75 percent of Australia's ocean debris is plastic

Sep 18   Smartphone work adds 52 percent to sales for China's Eva Precision

Aug 08   India's Astral expanding, signs action star as brand ambassador

Aug 07   Plaskolite buys Italian mirror sheet business, eyes European expansion

Aug 07   China PP recycler Novarise hits snag in plan for privatization

Aug 04   Haitian reopens Vietnam plant closed after riots

Jul 28   Formosa to be compensated for Vietnam riot

Jul 23   Study: 100 times less plastic than expected polluting ocean surface

Jul 22   Better tariff strategy needed in India

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