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Two medical device makers add specialty products through acquisitions


July 28, 2014 3:02 pm ET

The medical merger mania continues this summer as two more medical device manufacturers are swallowed up by bigger competitors.

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Deal combines US packaging thermoformers


July 28, 2014 12:42 pm ET

Thermoformed medical packager Nelipak Corp. is expanding its North American holdings and access to the U.S. health care market with the purchase of Phoenix-based custom packager Flexpak Corp.

Magna hiring at two Michigan locations


July 28, 2014 11:43 am ET

Magna Interior Trim Components is adding a total of 169 jobs to two of its Michigan manufacturing facilities.

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ADS launches public trading on NYSE


July 25, 2014 10:41 am ET

Advanced Drainage Systems, the world's largest producer of thermoplastic corrugated pipe, made its debut on the New York Stock Exchange today with 14.5 million shares offered at $16 to raise $232 million.

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Sealed Air's move to Charlotte will put it all under 'One Roof'


July 25, 2014 2:03 pm ET

Sealed Air Corp. shook the ground last week by announcing plans to relocate its headquarters from Elmwood Park, N.J., to Charlotte, N.C., in a move that will consolidate leadership, research and development facilities and corporate offices for the...

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Austrian mold maker seeking North American manufacturing partner


July 25, 2014 1:49 pm ET

An Austrian mold maker is looking for a manufacturing location in North America.

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Crain named to Automotive Hall of Fame


July 25, 2014 1:29 pm ET

Keith Crain, chairman of Crain Communications Inc. — parent of Plastics News — was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame July 24 along with three other automotive luminaries.

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Tooling Technology has new private equity owner


July 25, 2014 11:55 am ET

New York private equity firm GenNx360 Capital Partners has partnered with management to buy Tooling Technology Holdings LLC, a diversified Ohio-based maker of tooling, the fund announced July 23.

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Columbine Plastics moving to new Colorado site


July 25, 2014 11:38 am ET

Custom injection molder Columbine Plastics Corp. plans to move from Boulder, Colo., to the Colorado Technical Center in Louisville, Colo.

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Metals and plastics company NN to buy Autocam in $300 million deal


July 25, 2014 10:07 am ET

A Tennessee metals and plastics company said it has agreed to acquire auto parts supplier Autocam Corp. in a deal valued at $300 million.

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