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Ineos making its UK shale play


November 21, 2014 9:29 am ET

Chemical giant Ineos Group AG is planning to be the biggest player in the United Kingdom's shale gas industry.

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UK plastics firms target customers in Mexico and Central America


November 20, 2014 4:31 pm ET

The British Plastics Federation is stepping up its interest in Latin American markets, as evidenced by its debut appearance at the Plastimagen México 2014 trade show in Mexico City.

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PET film maker Evertis expanding production in Mexico, Brazil, Portugal


November 20, 2014 2:52 pm ET

Evertis, a PET film maker, is expanding production at plants in Mexico, Brazil and Portugal, the company said.

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Total to buy majority stake in Polyblend


November 20, 2014 10:04 am ET

French oil and gas giant Total SA will buy a 68 percent stake in Germany's Polyblend GmbH, a subsidiary of Polymer-Chemie GmbH.

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Molder Carclo expands in China, chasing medical growth


November 19, 2014 3:44 pm ET

U.K.-based injection molder Carclo plc is “significantly” expanding its Chinese medical manufacturing capacity with a new factory, as the company said it's seeing growing business from global medical device firms there.

Russian industrial film maker converting to food packaging film


November 19, 2014 9:46 am ET

Tasma, an 80-year-old Russian producer of technical industrial films which supported the USSR war effort during World War II, has assumed a new role as an extruder of barrier food packaging film.

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Electronics, aerospace driving new Aptiv film production for Victrex


November 18, 2014 9:40 am ET

Victrex plc has launched production at its new $25 million manufacturing facility for high performance thermoplastic film Aptiv, with the United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne taking part in the opening celebration.

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Dow Corning opens European health care center


November 18, 2014 6:00 am ET

Dow Corning Corp. has opened an expanded health care application center at its European headquarters in Seneffe, Belgium.

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Benecke-Kaliko buys two Mecaseat companies


November 17, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Hanover, Germany-based Benecke-Kaliko AG is expanding production of foils for car interiors in southern and eastern Europe.

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Reifenhäuser revitalizes German HQ


November 17, 2014 2:39 pm ET

Troisdorf, Germany-based Reifenhäuser Group, a major manufacturer of extrusion equipment, has celebrated the last beam being placed in its revitalized administration building in Troisdorf, with work set to start on the interior this month.

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