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Exo-s buys injection and blow molder in Mexico, expands footprint


September 19, 2014 2:15 pm ET

Custom molder Exo-s Inc. has bought an injection and blow molding operation in San Juan del Rio, Querétaro, Mexico.

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Heineken swapping out plastic for wood for its pallets in Mexico


September 16, 2014 4:35 pm ET

Dutch brewer Heineken NV is to replace all its wooden pallets in Mexico with a high impact-resistant plastic pallet, co-designed and produced by Mexican company Plásticos Técnicos Mexicanos SA de CV (PTM), which has plants in Monterrey, northern...

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Canadian, Mexican injection molders form auto supply joint venture


September 16, 2014 2:26 pm ET

A new automotive parts manufacturer will open in Querétaro, Mexico, through a joint venture between Canadian automotive supplier Papp Plastics and Distributing Ltd. and Querétaro's Inplax SA de CV.

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American Renolit sees steady gains in the film market


September 16, 2014 11:51 am ET

American Renolit Corp. has changed its product mix, changed its customer base and managed to grow in a market that was initially skeptical about the capabilities of calendered film.

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Executive pay driven by performance-based incentives


September 10, 2014 5:09 pm ET

The CEO of an automotive parts giant again tops the annual Plastics News list of highest-paid industry executives, and it's the cash and stock bonuses tied to performance metrics that really set the top of the list apart.

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Toshiba Machine opens service center in Mexico


September 3, 2014 3:24 pm ET

Toshiba Machine Co. America, a unit of Japanese builder of injection presses and die casting machines, Toshiba Machine Co. Ltd., has opened its first service center in Mexico.

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Sidel opens training center in Mexico


August 29, 2014 9:00 am ET

Swiss machinery company Sidel Group has opened a new training center in Guadalajara, Mexico, featuring a virtual factory environment, augmented reality and authentic parts that trainees can handle themselves.

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PP prices rise 5 cents


August 28, 2014 3:59 pm ET

After a one-month break, volatility has returned to the North American polypropylene resin market, with prices increasing by an average of 5 cents per pound since Aug. 1.

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Concours adding equipment as mold making business booms in Mexico


August 28, 2014 2:05 pm ET

Concours Mold Inc. is heading for a 50 percent increase in sales in Mexico this year after a $4 million upgrade of its plant in Huejotzingo, in the state of Puebla.

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Canadian mold maker Thibault adding to new operation in Mexico


August 27, 2014 3:19 pm ET

Canadian mold maker I Thibault Inc has purchased an established Mexican company, Tecnimoldes SA de CV, for a seven-figure-dollar-sum and renamed it Tibomoldes SAPI de CV.

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