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Tarheel Plastics files for liquidation


October 30, 2013 3:01 pm ET

Custom injection molder Tarheel Plastics LLC has taken the first step to liquidate its assets.

French buyer backs out, Tarheel Plastics shuts down


October 7, 2013 5:37 pm ET

A custom injection molder in North Carolina has closed after a French firm decided not to buy it. Tarheel Plastics LLC in Lexington closed Oct. 3, employees told a government agency.

Former employees suing Fortis, Monomoy


September 27, 2013 3:12 pm ET

SOUTH BEND, IND. — Former workers at injection molder Fortis Plastics LLC are suing the company and its private equity owner, claiming the companies did not comply with a federal law that requires 60 days’ notice before a mass layoff or plant closing.

Assets of 3 molding plants to be sold


September 20, 2013 2:44 pm ET

The assets of two injection molding plants formerly operated by Plastic Systems LLC, and the assets of one Bourbon Plastics Inc. plant, will be sold off in online auctions later this month.

Albis opens compounding plant in China


August 27, 2013 3:41 pm ET

Hamburg, Germany-based compounder Albis Plastic GmbH has opened its first plant in China, in Changshu, with a capacity of 10,000 metric tons annually.

German injection molder Wirthwein to invest in Polish plant


August 15, 2013 1:06 pm ET

German plastic components manufacturer Wirthwein AG plans to invest about 11 million zloty ($3.4 million) to expand its plant in Lodz, Poland. The company aims to take on at least 20 new employees at the factory by the end of March 2015, reported local news agency PAP.

Former Whirlpool engineers open design firm in Evansville


July 24, 2013 5:11 pm ET

When Whirpool Corp. closed its big refrigerator factory in Evansville, Ind., three years ago, a group of engineers stuck around town — and now they have formed Envolve Engineering LLC.

Sale planned for former TV cabinet plant


May 24, 2013 2:55 pm ET

GREENEVILLE, TENN. -- A Tennessee molding plant that once made TV cabinets for Sylvania, Philco and Magnavox products is once again for sale.

Haier buys second Cannon VAI rigid PU foam plant


May 17, 2013 9:44 am ET

PESCHIERA BORROMEO, ITALY — Cannon SpA announced an order for a second vacuum assisted injection (VAI) rigid foam line has been placed by appliance giant Haier Group for its domestic refrigerator plant in Qingdao, China.

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