Consumer Products


BevBoy fishes for 'shark' investors

February 3, 2015 11:49 am ET

The BevBoy floats in water, but can it survive a shark attack?


Samsonite adds production in Hungary, moves into smart phone cases

February 3, 2015 9:57 am ET

Samsonite-Hungária, a subsidiary of baggage manufacturer Samsonite International SA, has seen a 20 percent jump in both sales and production at its plant at Székszard in southern Hungary.


China working on its first safety standards for baby feeding products

December 29, 2014 2:16 pm ET

The China Toy and Juvenile Products Association will develop the country's first industry-wide safety standards for infant and children's feeding utensils.


Jarden hiring for new plastics plant

December 19, 2014 1:45 pm ET

Consumer products conglomerate Jarden Corp. is hiring plastics technicians for a new operation in Erlanger, Ky.


Shipping slowdowns add to season's stress

December 16, 2014 4:02 pm ET

Toy companies know what they want for Christmas: an end to crippling shipping delays at West Coast ports.


Ecover's Ocean Bottle wins another award

December 10, 2014 9:23 am ET

The bottle is made from ocean and other plastic waste.


Sunco Plastics buys food storage and beverage ware product line

December 2, 2014 12:59 pm ET

Sunco Plastics Inc. is adding a proprietary line of plastic food storage and beverage ware items with the recent acquisition of certain assets from Frye International Corp. of Longview, Texas.


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.


Vinyl records refuse to fade out

November 18, 2014 3:37 pm ET

The recording industry is taking vinyl for a spin. Again.


Indiana Plastics adds press, plans to double molding space

November 13, 2014 11:30 am ET

Indiana Plastics Inc. recently boosted its tonnage capability, adding a 500 ton Niigata injection molding machine and is planning to double its molding space next year.

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