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Judge limits scope of jury verdict against JM Eagle


December 19, 2014 2:30 pm ET

A federal judge in Los Angeles said Dec. 18 that last year's jury verdict issued against J-M Manufacturing Co. — now JM Eagle — for falsely representing that its PVC pipes uniformly complied with industry standards only applies to the...

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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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Antimicrobial polymers firm TiFiber launching pilot production in Ark.


December 19, 2014 10:58 am ET

TiFiber Inc., which makes synthetic compounds to control dangerous microorganisms, will locate a pilot production facility and its future company headquarters in Fort Smith, Ark.

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Spray PU foam aids in NASA launch


December 19, 2014 9:22 am ET

NASA's test of the Orion spacecraft earlier this month took advantage of spray polyurethane foam insulation from North Carolina Foam Industries (NCFI).

Auto supplier M-Tek relocating headquarters


December 18, 2014 3:37 pm ET

M-Tek Inc., a subsidiary of Japanese automotive supplier Kasai Kogyo Co. Ltd., will build a new North American corporate headquarters in Murfreesboro, Tenn.

McCann expanding in Ohio


December 17, 2014 11:59 am ET

Compounding firm McCann Plastics will spend $1.2 million on an expansion project that will create 15 new jobs at its plant in Green, Ohio.

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New extruders, repelletizer to improve production for InterGroup


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

InterGroup International Ltd. will install new, larger extruders and repelletizers at all three of its plastic scrap recycling locations in 2015.

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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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Fiat Chrysler drops Chrysler Group name in favor of FCA US


December 16, 2014 9:05 am ET

Chrysler is Chrysler no more. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, the Netherlands-based parent company of what was Chrysler Group LLC, said today that it has changed the name of its U.S. affiliate from Chrysler Group to FCA US LLC. The change is effective...

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Blow molder begins expansion


December 16, 2014 11:56 am ET

SPI Blow Molding LLC is growing in two phases that will give the Columa, Mich.-based company more room for storage, warehousing and secondary assembly.

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