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Samsung suspends China molder accused in child labor investigation


July 16, 2014 2:27 pm ET

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has suspended its business with a South Korean-owned molder in China in the midst of child labor allegations.

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Plastics CEO takes to two wheels to support cancer research


July 16, 2014 1:41 pm ET

The co-CEO of a private equity firm with a pair of plastics holdings has organized a cycling event to benefit cancer research at the Cleveland Clinic.

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M&G wins latest ruling in PET resin tussle with Invista


July 15, 2014 3:40 pm ET

The PET resin patent war rumbles on between M&G Group and Invista.

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UK plastics: confidence high but plateauing


July 15, 2014 10:56 am ET

Business confidence among United Kingdom plastics companies remains high but has “leveled off” in the last six months, according to new research from the British Plastics Federation published today.

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Ohio recycler wins grant to expand operations


July 14, 2014 4:17 pm ET

Geo-Tech Polymers Inc. is using a $34,000 grant to help expand operations at the company's plastics recycling facility in Waverly, Ohio.

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German court backs LPKF in Motorola dispute


July 11, 2014 11:00 am ET

A German court has told Motorola it must stop selling cell phones which have antennas made with a patented plastic electronics process.

Denmark withdraws ban on phthalates


July 11, 2014 9:58 am ET

Denmark has stepped back from introducing a unilateral ban on phthalates (DEHP, DBP, DIBP and BBP) under pressure from the European Commission.

Court orders LSB's packaging group to sell as a complete unit


July 10, 2014 9:59 am ET

Packaging businesses, formerly operated by bankrupt Spanish PET group La Seda de Barcelona (LSB) are to be sold off as a group with sites throughout Europe, the Catalan commercial court overseeing the LSB liquidation process has ruled.

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Study: Burning plastics could recover energy now lost in landfills


July 9, 2014 1:37 pm ET

Burning all of the trash now sent to U.S. landfills, plastics included, could create enough energy to power 14 million homes, according to a new study.

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Avon lands $33 million mask contract


July 9, 2014 12:33 pm ET

Avon Protection Systems Inc. has been awarded another sizable contract from the U.S. Department of Defense to produce the firm's M50 mask systems.

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