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Tredegar adding PET film capacity in Brazil


January 17, 2014 11:20 am ET

Tredegar Corp.’s Terphane business unit will spend $80 million to increase production capacity for biaxially oriented polyester (BOPET) film at its plant in Pernambuco, Brazil.

Solvay to grow in Brazil, sale of Indupa PVC asset near, says exec


December 6, 2013 10:02 am ET

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL — Belgium’s Solvay SA is revising its portfolio while pursuing organic growth and acquisitions following the integration of Rhodia SA this year. The plan that includes expanding in niche markets in Brazil where it’s strongest, while divesting from local operations like PVC where profits have disappointed.

Deal could mean growth for Plastimagen brand beyond Mexico


November 26, 2013 1:10 pm ET

MEXICO CITY —Tarsus Group plc has bought a 50 percent stake in Plastimagen México, one of Latin America’s two largest plastics industry shows, from E.J. Krause & Associates Inc, of Bethesda, Md.

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