United States
RSS

Image

DSM picks Augusta, Ga., for nylon plant


October 29, 2014 11:49 am ET

Materials firm Royal DSM NV has chosen Augusta, Ga., as the site of its new North American nylon resin plant.

Image

Detroit Manufacturing Systems to hire 200 for F-150 production


October 29, 2014 10:40 am ET

Interior trim supplier Detroit Manufacturing Systems LLC plans to hire 200 assembly workers by January to support production growth of Ford Motor Co.'s F-150 truck.

Image

Unplanned disruption in Texas hits Huntsman's quarterly earnings


October 29, 2014 9:30 am ET

Huntsman Corp. saw its earnings drop in the third quarter of 2014, due in part to an unplanned disruption at its Port Neches, Texas, plant.

Image

Trex sets quarterly sales record with more business on tap


October 28, 2014 1:09 pm ET

Composite deck maker Trex Co. Inc. set sales and earnings records for the third quarter of 2014 and is on track to see revenue reach $388 million for the year, which would be the highest ever for the firm.

Image

Cyber crime victim raises awareness for MAPP members


October 28, 2014 1:49 pm ET

Cathy Pitts wants to raise awareness about how easy it is to fall prey to criminals who hack into an organization's computer network to get private information and official-looking emails that they use to bait a virtual trap.

Image

Sasol to build $8.1 billion petrochemical complex in Louisiana


October 27, 2014 5:15 pm ET

It's full speed ahead on the U.S. Gulf Coast for Sasol Ltd., as the South African firm has given the final OK for a massive petrochemical project in Louisiana.

Image

Facing labor shortage, one processor starts its own bus service


October 27, 2014 2:08 pm ET

Like much of the manufacturing industry, Primera Plastics Inc. in Zeeland, Mich., has had trouble finding qualified workers to fill gaps in its staff. Unlike others, it decided to invest in a bus to get new workers to their jobs.

Image

TMI has new private equity owner


October 27, 2014 2:03 pm ET

Pittsburgh-based TMI International LLC, a maker of PVC-based film, panel and sheet products as well as PVC-coated curtains and screens, has been acquired by the private equity firm River Associates Investments LLC of Chattanooga, Tenn.

Image

France's Chomarat expands in SC for autos, aerospace


October 27, 2014 12:47 pm ET

French textiles firm Chomarat has opened a new plant in South Carolina for production of polymer-based advanced composites.

Image

Deal puts Convergence Packaging under Comar's umbrella


October 24, 2014 2:00 pm ET

Convergence Packaging Holdings LLC, itself a product of mergers, now is joining together with Comar LLC.

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

October 27, 2015 - October 29, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - New York - 2015

More Events

Newsletters

Select from the list below to subscribe to customized Plastics News e-mail news alerts. Check the options you wish to receive.

View samples of all eNewsletters »

More Newsletters