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.


Mexico will benefit from strong US economy, experts say

February 16, 2015 6:00 am ET

Mexico is benefiting from the strengthening U.S. economy, and its plastics industry can look forward to a sustained period of success as a result, analysts at a Mexico City conference concluded.


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.


Polyketone returning to North America

February 12, 2015 1:20 pm ET

For the first time in 15 years, polyketone resin will be commercially available in North America.

Mexico's auto production up 7 percent

February 9, 2015 11:02 am ET

Mexico produced auto parts worth $82 billion in 2014, 7 percent up on 2013.


Toray begins production at new plant in Mexico

February 5, 2015 2:35 pm ET

Toray Resin Mexico SA de CV (TRMX) started manufacturing engineering thermoplastic compounds at a new $7 million plant in El Salto, western Mexico, in the first week of February.


Orbis expands manufacturing to Mexico

February 4, 2015 4:30 pm ET

Orbis Corp.'s newest manufacturing facility — in Mexico — is now up and running.


Technimark expecting double-digit growth

February 4, 2015 11:35 am ET

Expect double-digit annual growth in the years ahead for Technimark LLC, according to the company's majority owner.


Mexico City to invest in more than 6,000 plastic trash bins

February 3, 2015 2:09 pm ET

The Mexican capital's government plans to place 6,096 rotational molded public garbage bins in streets, parks and squares in the coming months.


Plastics enter 2015 on a high note

January 29, 2015 10:10 am ET

Now that the preliminary round of December data is officially in the books, I can state unequivocally that 2014 was an outstanding year for the U.S. plastics industry as a whole.

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