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Germany's Inotech expands in Bulgaria for new growth in Eastern Europe


January 28, 2014 10:37 am ET

In a bid to enhance its service to customers in Eastern Europe, the German plastic component molder Inotech Kunstofftechnik GmbH is constructing a new plant at Kostinbrod, Bulgaria.

Korean compounder Green Polymer expands


January 27, 2014 1:13 pm ET

South Korean automotive materials compounder Green Polymer Inc. is in an expansion mode, tripling its manufacturing capacity last year in a $6 million investment and planning more capacity increases this year.

Injection molder M3 launches in Ohio


January 24, 2014 2:00 pm ET

A new entity, M3 Productions LLC, which is affiliated with mold maker International Engineering Group LLC, has purchased a 33,000 square foot building in Bellefontaine, Ohio, with plans to offer injection molding as well as mold making and repair.

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Company that cleans laundry with plastic beads joins sustainability group


December 11, 2013 3:21 pm ET

Sheffield, England-based Xeros Ltd. has developed a method for cleaning clothes that largely replaces water with polymer beads. According to the company, its washing machines use 70 percent less water, 50 percent less energy and 50 percent less...

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Wisconsin-based molder adds technical center


December 6, 2013 1:07 pm ET

Evco Plastics has converted 5,000 square foot of space into a technical center as it starts a program aimed at remaking its headquarters into an innovation center.

Tekmart adding presses at Mexico plant


November 27, 2013 2:28 pm ET

Contract manufacturer Tekmart Integrated Manufacturing Services will add four new injection molding presses to the 32 it acquired in March when its parent firm bought a plant that used to make TV sets.

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KI Industries expands molding operations in Mexico


October 31, 2013 5:24 pm ET

Berkeley, Ill.-based KI Industries Inc. is boosting its presence in Queretaro, Mexico, with the opening of a new 45,000 square foot facility for injection molding and painting parts for the automotive and appliance industries.

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.

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