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FTC warns American Plastic Lumber on its post-consumer content claim


June 20, 2014 1:44 pm ET

A California-based plastic lumber company is settling charges that it allegedly made deceptive claims about the amount of post-consumer material in its products, the Federal Trade Commission said.

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India’s Encraft expanding PVC door and window capacity


June 13, 2014 10:50 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — PVC door and window profile maker Encraft India Pvt. Ltd. is expanding its Dehradun, India, plant. The Delhi-headquartered company added a new extrusion line and two mixing lines in January.

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Pipe maker Finolex to expand in eastern India


June 13, 2014 10:28 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — Finolex Industries Ltd. has increased capacity of its PVC pipe plant in Maser, India. The plant became operational in March 2013 with annual capacity of 30,000 metric tonnes.

Floking starting production of oriented PVC pipe in India


June 13, 2014 10:23 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA —Floking Pipes Pvt. Ltd. is set to start production of oriented PVC pipe in Chennai, India, in August.

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PVC and concrete panels going to build 3,000 kindergartens in Brazil


June 9, 2014 12:58 pm ET

Austria-based GHS Global Housing Solutions has formed a subsidiary in Brazil after winning a bid to build up to 3,000 kindergartens in Brazil using PVC and concrete panels.

Judge rules that JM Eagle has cause to sue over press release


June 6, 2014 2:51 pm ET

JM Eagle has a couple causes for legal action against a whistle blower's law firm as a result of a November press release.

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J-channel window lawsuit staying in Tennessee


June 2, 2014 5:40 pm ET

A patent infringement lawsuit involving J-Channel window frame technology will not be moving to U.S. District Court in New York, where a couple of big-name defendants had wanted to transfer the case.

Investment group files suit against Ply Gem


June 2, 2014 2:16 pm ET

A retirement fund representing firefighters and police in Waterford, Mich., is claiming in a lawsuit that Ply Gem Holdings Inc. misrepresented its financial performance in violation of federal securities laws.

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Stonehenge visitor center benefits from insulated panel system


May 30, 2014 9:27 am ET

Kingspan Group plc's TEK Building System is being used to insulate a new Stonehenge visitor center, including two self-contained pods and a ticket booth.

Polyfoam expands Hungarian PE foam plant


May 28, 2014 10:10 am ET

Hungary-based PE foam manufacturer Polyfoam Kft has expanded its production facility in the country's capital of Budapest.

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