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Italian compounder Sirmax setting up U.S. production in Indiana


January 15, 2015 5:26 pm ET

Italian plastics compounder Sirmax SpA will set up a U.S. operation to supply automotive and appliance markets.

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Japan's JSP to build EPP plants in China, Thailand


January 12, 2015 12:32 pm ET

Japanese plastic foam manufacturer JSP Corp. is investing $15.2 million in factories in China and Thailand to make expanded polypropylene, to meet what it said is increased demand for light-weighting of cars and for the appliance and electronics...

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New York molder adds presses in North Carolina plant


December 9, 2014 11:14 am ET

Alliance Precision Plastics Corp. recently expanded its Spindale, N.C. operations in a big way, turning to Wittmann Battenfeld to add seven injection molding manufacturing cells.

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Appliance market boosted by NAFTA, energy efficiencies


November 19, 2014 3:30 pm ET

Changing global trade patterns, a maturing market, environmental concerns and innovation were all key forces that have shaped the appliance sector in the past 25 years.

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Bosch taking full ownership of home appliance venture BSH


September 26, 2014 11:11 am ET

Robert Bosch GmbH is set to take full control of Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH (BSH), the domestic appliances giant that it formed with engineering group Siemens AG in 1967 and which has grown to be Europe's largest manufacturer of appliances.

Polish injection molder Teknorubber up for sale


August 29, 2014 9:14 am ET

Polish plastic parts maker Teknorubber has been put up for sale following its insolvency filing in March 2014. The company is to be auctioned through a tender.

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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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Ohio molder sold to private equity firm


August 19, 2014 5:23 pm ET

Private equity firm TVV Capital of Nashville has acquired injection molder Design Molded Plastics Inc. for an undisclosed price.

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Electrolux a suitor for GE Appliances


August 15, 2014 12:58 pm ET

Swedish appliance conglomerate AB Electrolux has confirmed it is one of the suitors for a possible acquisition of GE Appliances.

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Bianor expands to meet growing demand from European customers


July 1, 2014 10:21 am ET

Dutch-Polish industrial precision component molder Bianor Sp. z.o.o. is already expanding the production plant it opened in Ploiesti, Romania in May last year.

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