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BevBoy fishes for 'shark' investors


February 3, 2015 11:49 am ET

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ecover's Ocean Bottle wins another award


December 10, 2014 9:23 am ET

The bottle is made from ocean and other plastic waste.

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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.

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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.

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Vinyl records refuse to fade out


November 18, 2014 3:37 pm ET

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

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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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