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Molder goes to auction block


October 17, 2014 12:17 pm ET

An Illinois custom injection molding operation will be auctioned off after its owner decided to close the business.

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Plastikon expanding in Kentucky


October 17, 2014 11:24 am ET

Automotive supplier Plastikon Industries Inc. plans to more than double the size of its production facility in Leitchfield, Ky.

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New Amcor, Method project taking sustainability to a platinum level


October 16, 2014 11:28 am ET

Amcor Rigid Plastics will have a bottle production operation within a factory which is aiming to be the world's first LEED platinum certified manufacturing facility in its industry.

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Bavarian Polymers adds 3 extrusion lines in Tennessee


October 16, 2014 1:16 pm ET

Bavarian Polymers Inc. CEO Robert Weishaeupl credits the company's new vinyl windows systems and its strategic location near Nashville, Tenn., as a couple of the reasons behind a recent capacity expansion.

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Dow seeking new ruling on fine


October 16, 2014 6:58 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. has asked the 10th Circuit Appeals Court in Denver to think again about its decision to reject Dow's appeal against a $1.1 billion fine for price fixing.

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Post-consumer plastic recycling rates continue strong growth


October 15, 2014 9:18 am ET

Post-consumer plastic bottle recycling tonnage increased by another 4.3 percent last year, continuing what is now a growth spurt that's lasted more than two decades.

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Pharmaceutic Litho & Label gets new private equity backing


October 15, 2014 2:41 pm ET

Ironwood Capital is making an investment in Pharmaceutic Litho & Label Co. Inc. in conjunction with an investment by Saugatuck Capital Co.

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Toray opens cogeneration system in RI


October 15, 2014 1:28 pm ET

Toray Plastics (America) Inc. is now operating a second cogeneration system at the company's campus in Rhode Island.

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Nonresidential construction spending will expand in 2015


October 15, 2014 12:36 pm ET

Economist Bill Wood says data and forecasts pertaining to the residential construction and real estate sectors (housing starts, existing home sales, etc.) garner a lot of attention in the business media. This is because the trends in these data are...

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$4 billion PE project for North Dakota


October 14, 2014 2:05 pm ET

North Dakota's largest-ever private investment — $4 billion — is being aimed squarely at the plastics industry, polyethylene in particular.

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