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Wittmann Battenfeld to show off U.S. presence during open house


April 2, 2014 12:19 pm ET

Wittmann Battenfeld Inc. will hold an open house June 5-6 to show off its 20,000-square-foot expansion to build larger-tonnage injection presses in Torrington, Conn., the U.S. headquarters of Austria-based Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH.

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APR looks for new ways to grow


April 2, 2014 1:20 pm ET

“The demands on [the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers] have never been greater,” says Executive Director Steve Alexander, adding that his group needs “to make sure we are engaged to represent the voice of the recyclers.

New business shifts East Pattern & Mold into a larger site


April 2, 2014 12:28 pm ET

After more than 40 years at the same location, molder and mold maker East Pattern & Mold Corp. has moved into a new building that is more than twice as big, reflecting a growing business for reaction injection molded products.

French auto supplier Actuaplast expanding in U.S., China


April 2, 2014 9:58 am ET

French injection molder Actuaplast has launched a new production facility in Dongguan, China, and is planning to set up a new plant in the Detroit area in the U.S., according to Ronan Pérennou, the company's chief executive.

VersaFlex expands presence in U.S. and Canada


April 2, 2014 9:51 am ET

Polyurea solutions developer and manufacturer VersaFlex Inc. is expanding its regional sales and service operations across the U.S. and Canada.

Simona buys Boltaron, expands North America presence


April 1, 2014 4:08 pm ET

Simona AG plans to expand its specialty sheet business by acquiring Boltaron Performance Products LLC, its second sheet acquisition in recent months.

IntegriCo investing $20 million in new Louisiana plant, headquarters


March 31, 2014 4:32 pm ET

Recycled plastic railroad tie maker IntegriCo Composites Inc. will open a new manufacturing facility in northwest Louisiana, a move that local officials are calling both a godsend and a game-changer thanks to the 300 jobs being created.

Dallas passes bag fee, but Texas may halt process before it begins


March 28, 2014 11:50 am ET

The city of Dallas is the latest to join the growing list of municipalities enacting a fee or tax on plastic bags.

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Garlock Printing setting up Reno operation for West Coast customers


March 28, 2014 10:25 am ET

Garlock Printing and Converting Corp. plans to spend about $15 million to establish a satellite operation in Reno, Nev.

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Inergy names new CEO for Americas


March 28, 2014 10:15 am ET

Inergy Automotive Systems LLC named John Dunn as president and CEO of its Troy, Mich.-based Americas division, effective April 21.

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