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Precision Engineered Products buys Connecticut Plastics


March 27, 2014 5:38 pm ET

Precision Engineered Products LLC is expanding its plastics machining capabilities with the acquisition of Connecticut Plastics of Wallingford, Conn.

Berry Plastics buying Rexam's remaining healthcare operation


March 24, 2014 7:20 am ET

Berry Plastics Group Inc. is buying the containers and closures division of Rexam plc's healthcare operation for $135 million in cash, London-based Rexam announced on March 24.

Lacerta adds more equipment, space to keep up with business


March 21, 2014 12:22 pm ET

Lacerta Group Inc. continues to boost its manufacturing capacity, adding two Sencorp Ultra thermoformers and a clean room for medical device packaging.

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Evco to build $4 million factory for medical, precision molding


March 21, 2014 1:00 pm ET

Injection molder Evco Plastics plans to invest at least $4 million in a new facility in China, which the company says will help it better target opportunities for medical and precision part manufacturing and handle the rising costs along with...

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Diverse employee mix pays off for Micro Mold and Plastikos


March 19, 2014 2:49 pm ET

The top two Best Places to Work in the Plastics Industry are family-run businesses — run by the same family. Micro Mold Co. Inc. and its sister firm, Plastikos Inc., claimed the No. 1 and No. 2 slots, respectively, in the Plastics News ranking.

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Bluestar Silicones expands in long-term implant market


March 19, 2014 10:11 am ET

YORK, S.C. — Bluestar Silicones USA Corp. will expand its presence in the global health care market by supporting select long-term implant applications.

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MRPC finds success with scientific molding process


March 17, 2014 1:19 pm ET

BUTLER, WIS. — Molded Rubber & Plastics Corp. has taken what it believes to be a gigantic step forward in refining its molding processes.

Johnson Precision adds presses, updates clean room


March 13, 2014 4:17 pm ET

Thermoplastic injection molder Johnson Precision has acquired three new Arburg injection molding machines, the Hudson, N.H.-based medical component manufacturer announced recently.

Gerresheimer nearly doubling production capacity in Georgia


March 10, 2014 4:57 pm ET

German-based drug delivery manufacturer Gerresheimer AG is expanding its Fayette County, Georgia, presence with a multi-million dollar addition to its existing medical device facility.

Medical device identification deadline nears


March 10, 2014 2:28 pm ET

The deadline for medical device manufacturers to comply with new U.S. Food and Drug Administration identification rules is coming, but there's still a lot up in the air.

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