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Pret completes Wellman acquisition, reveals details


February 18, 2015 10:38 am ET

Just days before China shuts down for the week-long Spring Festival, Shanghai Pret Composites Co. Ltd. announced it has completed the acquisition of U.S. recycler WPR Holdings LLC, revealing many details of the transaction including board changes.

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Waste Management on track to meet 2020 recycling goal


February 18, 2015 10:04 am ET

Waste Management Inc. captured more than 431,000 tons of plastics among the 15 million tons of recyclables handled by the firm in 2013, according to new company statistics.

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TransNav, Rompa Group form JV covering Europe, North America


February 17, 2015 5:28 pm ET

TransNav Inc, of New Baltimore, Mich., and the Tilburg, Netherlands-based Rompa Group have established an injection molding and thermoforming joint venture covering Europe and the Americas.

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Patrick Industries buys RV supplier Better Way Partners


February 17, 2015 5:16 pm ET

Building products producer and distributor Patrick Industries Inc. continues to ride the vigorous recreational vehicle market in the state of Indiana.

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Una-Dyn expanding in Virginia


February 17, 2015 10:41 am ET

Auxiliary equipment maker Universal Dynamics Inc. is building a 35,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters factory in Woodbridge, Va., President Bill Goldfarb said at the company's national sales meeting here.

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Maxwell House out to create a buzz with its iced coffee in squeezable plastics


February 17, 2015 2:46 pm ET

Kraft Foods Group thinks it has the right recipe in the right package to rev up sales of one of the retiree set's favorite brands.

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US plastics industry veteran joins Chinese machinery firm


February 13, 2015 2:24 pm ET

Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co. Ltd.'s new CEO of Americas comes with more than 25 years of industry experience and has held senior executive positions with Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. and Sidel Group.

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The easiest hire for the job may not be the best, staffing expert says


February 13, 2015 3:19 pm ET

Some hiring pitfalls can be avoided by plastics firms, according to staffing pro Russ Riendeau.

Pacific Plastics records its best year


February 13, 2015 1:39 pm ET

Custom injection molder and tooling supplier Pacific Plastics of Vista, Calif., recorded its "best year" in 2014 with sales of $3.2 million vs. 2013's $2.4 million.

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PET bottle resin, recycled PE prices drop


February 12, 2015 3:58 pm ET

Reductions in North American prices for PET bottle resin and all grades of recycled polyethylene are being shown on this week's Plastics News resin pricing chart.

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