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Research collaboration leads to a presidential visit for Techmer PM


January 16, 2015 11:43 am ET

Techmer PM learned the value of collaboration when itswork with the Oak Ridge National Laboratory led to President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visiting the firm's manufacturing plant in Clinton, Tenn.

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Koller-Craft adds a Baxter robot


January 16, 2015 10:32 am ET

Baxter the collaborative robot has come to another plastics processor: Koller-Craft Plastics in Fenton, Mo.

Insurance lawsuit for Nevada film converter heads back to court


January 16, 2015 10:23 am ET

The Nevada Supreme Court has remanded an insurance-claim case involving an extruder-printer-converter back to the Clark County District Court for a new trial.

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Italian compounder Sirmax setting up U.S. production in Indiana


January 15, 2015 5:26 pm ET

Italian plastics compounder Sirmax SpA will set up a U.S. operation to supply automotive and appliance markets.

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Plastics to continue its growth curve in auto industry


January 15, 2015 5:17 pm ET

Increased use of plastics in automotive applications has been on a decades-long and incremental journey of greater acceptance, says auto industry veteran Frank Macher.

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India's Motherson builds car mirror molding plants in Michigan, China


January 15, 2015 5:12 pm ET

Global auto parts molder Samvardhana Motherson Reflectec is spending $40 million on a plant expansion in Michigan that will nearly double its North American capacity for rearview mirrors.

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L-E-M adds capabilities, intellectual property with acquisition


January 15, 2015 4:12 pm ET

Plastics fabricator and distributor L-E-M Plastics & Supply Co. Inc. is banking on old-world craftsmanship to help it rebound from recent setbacks.

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Low oil prices will spur growth


January 15, 2015 10:53 am ET

Just a few days into 2015 and already I have the pleasure of writing about a trend that is setting up to have a huge effect on the U.S. economy and the plastics industry this year. As I write this, the price of crude oil is trading below $50 per...

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PP falls 10 cents, PVC drops by 3


January 15, 2015 10:24 am ET

North American polypropylene resin prices ended 2014 with a double-digit drop in December — and regional PVC prices for the month fell as well.

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Mohawk buying IVC Group for $1.2 billion to grow in luxury vinyl tile


January 14, 2015 5:29 pm ET

Mohawk Industries Inc., which bills itself as the world's largest flooring company, is acquiring IVC Group — a rapidly growing manufacturer of luxury vinyl tile (LVT) in Europe — in a $1.2 billion deal that the two companies have talked...

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