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Recycling equipment supplier Gamma Meccanica wants to partner with customers


March 31, 2015 10:49 am ET

As president of Gamma Meccanica North America, Heath T. Sellers isn't satisfied with simply winning the pocketbooks of his customers.

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BPF warns of materials shortages


March 31, 2015 10:11 am ET

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has warned the whole plastics supply chain that plastics processors are currently facing shortages of certain key materials.

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Alpek pulls out of Russian PET/PTA JV


March 31, 2015 9:43 am ET

A joint venture scheme to construct a major integrated PET and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) plant in Russia has collapsed after one venture partner, Mexican petrochemicals company Alpek SAB de CV, pulled out of the project.

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Sipospack to build new flexible packaging plant in Hungary


March 30, 2015 9:38 am ET

Hungarian flexible packaging producer Sipospack Kft. is investing nearly 3 million euros ($3.2 million) in an expansion at a new site at Sóskút in central Hungary to raise its production capacity.

Itech South buys 7 Negri Bossi presses


March 26, 2015 4:51 pm ET

Itech South, part of Injection Technology Corp., bought seven Negri Bossi injection molding presses, equipped with Sytrama robots, at NPE 2015.

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Customs snafu snags Boy Machines


March 26, 2015 9:42 am ET

ORLANDO, FLA. — With apologies to poet Robert Burns, this year’s NPE in Orlando definitely proved that "sometimes the best-laid schemes o’ micromolders an’ men go awry."

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Hall of Fame: Eugen Hehl helped make Arburg a plastics powerhouse


March 22, 2015 6:00 am ET

Eugen Hehl said his family-owned machinery company, Arburg GmbH & Co. KG, is built on a humble dedication to excellence, but, as he built the injection press maker with his brother Karl Hehl, they followed the old Swabian saying: Schaffe und strebe, ...

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Norres investing in hose production


March 20, 2015 9:19 am ET

Germany's Norres Schlauchtechnik GmbH has launched a program to invest a little more than $3 million to double its capacity and upgrade at least one factory.

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Solvay, Ineos to divest some operations as part of Inovyn JV process


March 19, 2015 9:58 am ET

Brussels-based Solvay SA and Ineos Group AG will sell off some of their assets to International Chemical Investors Group SE as part of the move to create the Inovyn joint venture for their European chlorvinyls operations.

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Rosenberger expands in Hungary


March 17, 2015 9:57 am ET

Technical components producer Rosenberger Hochfrequenztechnik GmbH & Co. KG has unveiled the results of a 9 million euro ($9.5 million) upgrade and expansion at its high frequency and fiber connectors plant at Jászárokszállás, Hungary.

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