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Cy Plastics invests in machinery, space


November 19, 2014 2:17 pm ET

Seeking a more efficient configuration, custom molder Cy Plastics Inc. invested over $500,000 in the past year, adding more machinery including a 350-ton Arburg injection molding machine. It also took over a nearby building to use for warehouse...

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GSE hires industry veteran Bob Preston as new CEO and president


November 19, 2014 11:24 am ET

Geosynthetic liner maker GSE Environmental Inc. has named a new CEO and president: Bob Preston, who left plastics machinery manufacturer Davis-Standard LLC on Nov. 18.

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From the minds of the next generation


November 19, 2014 12:04 pm ET

As Plastics News marks its 25th anniversary, we talk to young people who are are 25 years old or younger about what drew them to the plastics industry, and where they think it is going.

Chase Plastics building new Indiana distribution center


November 18, 2014 11:13 am ET

Resin distributor Chase Plastics will invest $5.4 million to build a new distribution center in South Bend, Ind.

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Illinois mold maker adds machinery, renovates to improve work flow


November 18, 2014 1:23 pm ET

Injection mold maker Industrial Molds Inc. is adding $1.7 million in new machinery, the company has announced.

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Private equity fuels acquisition market


November 18, 2014 11:52 am ET

Plastics firms and outside investors with money to spend increasingly have done so in the plastics industry for the last quarter-century — and private equity firms have played a big role in this 25-year surge.

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GE building $32 million advanced manufacturing center near Pittsburgh


November 14, 2014 1:33 pm ET

General Electric Co. is upping the role that additive manufacturing will play among its diverse businesses.

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Hy-Ten bringing in more sales, equipment, workers under new president


November 14, 2014 1:46 pm ET

Knowing all the aspects of custom molder Hy-Ten Plastics Inc.'s business has helped newly named President Cassandra McCullough build the company.

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Interest in green building growing


November 14, 2014 1:14 pm ET

Interest in third-party certification for green buildings continues to climb, with 62 percent of respondents to a biennial survey by an international building firm saying they are extremely likely or very likely to seek LEED approval if they...

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M&G sells minority stake to TPG


November 14, 2014 9:17 am ET

Mossi Ghisolfi Group has sold a $300 million stake in its M&G Chemicals SA unit — including its global PET resin business – to private equity firm TPG.

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