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PetStar doubles capacity at Mexico recycling facility


July 24, 2014 2:10 pm ET

Mexican recycling giant PetStar SAPI de CV, owned by the System of Coca-Cola Bottlers in Mexico, has doubled the capacity of its facility to 130 million pounds through an investment in excess of $100 million.

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DSM planning North American nylon plant


July 22, 2014 11:41 am ET

Materials firm Royal DSM NV plans to build a new nylon resin plant in North America, but no decision has been made on the plant's exact location.

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Continental Structural Plastics buying 5 Magna SMC plants


July 17, 2014 4:35 pm ET

Automotive and construction supplier Continental Structural Plastics Inc. has signed an agreement to buy five sheet molding compound facilities from the exteriors unit of Magna International Inc.

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PET prices climb 2 cents


July 17, 2014 2:22 pm ET

After holding their ground in May, North American PET prices rebounded to show an average increase of 2 cents per pound in June.

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New ownership at Theysohn


July 11, 2014 11:37 am ET

Three executives have purchased twin-screw extruder maker Theysohn Extrusionstechnik GmbH and its extrusion components subsidiary, Theysohn Extruder-Komponenten Salzgitter GmbH.

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Solid PS prices fall 1 cent


July 3, 2014 10:20 am ET

North American prices for solid polystyrene resin fell again in June amid weak demand for that material.

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Tekmart adding electric press to its fleet


June 26, 2014 2:55 pm ET

Contract manufacturer Tekmart Integrated Manufacturing Services (TIMS) is adding an electric press to its lineup of 36 hydraulic machines at its 650,000-square-foot facility in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.

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Auto supplier Toyoda Gosei investing for growth in North America


June 25, 2014 10:38 am ET

Toyoda Gosei North America Corp., the North American subsidiary of Toyoda Gosei Co. Ltd., is growing rapidly through acquisition and expansion.

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Evco wants to continue its growth in Mexico


June 18, 2014 1:46 pm ET

Custom injection molder Evco Plastics Inc. is mulling plans to open a fourth plant in Mexico, senior executives say.

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Mecaplast planning second Mexico injection molding facility


June 16, 2014 2:39 pm ET

Tier 1 auto industry supplier Mecaplast Group says it will open its second injection molding facility in Mexico within 18 months.

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