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PET to PET boosts recycling capacity


September 18, 2014 11:14 am ET

PET to PET Recycling Austria GmbH, a bottle-to-bottle PET recycling operation backed by Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling and several beverage manufacturers, has invested 2.3 million euros ($2.9 million) to upgrade its Austrian plant.

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Latvian plastics recycler Nordic Plast boosts capacity


September 16, 2014 10:15 am ET

Latvian plastics waste recycler Nordic Plast Ltd. has invested more than 2.5 million euros ($3.2 million) to expand capacity and modernize production at its plant in Olaine, Latvia.

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ZF finalizes deal to buy TRW, creating another global auto supply giant


September 15, 2014 1:09 pm ET

TRW Automotive Holdings, in a supply chain megadeal that has been in the works since mid-July, said Sept. 15 it has agreed to be acquired by German supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG for $13.5 billion in cash.

Hungarian recycler launches new unit


September 15, 2014 10:59 am ET

Hungarian plastics recycler Polyter-Mix kft has launched a new 1,400-square-meter production hall at a site in Körösladány in southeastern Hungary.

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Germany's Lehmann & Voss buys U.S.-based Performance Compounding


September 12, 2014 11:36 am ET

German compounding firm Lehmann & Voss & Co. KG has acquired Performance Compounding LLC for an undisclosed price.

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Zotefoams expanding US production


September 12, 2014 10:50 am ET

Zotefoams plc, a British maker of specialty foams, has placed nearly 4 million shares on the market order to raise 8.4 million pounds ($13.6 million) to help fund investment in its plant in the U.S.

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Behr-Hella set to open Bulgarian auto parts plant


September 12, 2014 10:20 am ET

German automotive components manufacturer Behr-Hella Thermocontrol (BHTC) is set to launch a new 22 million euro ($28.4 million) vehicle air conditioning systems plant in Bulgaria this month.

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ATS goes global with acquisition of M+W Process Automation


September 10, 2014 2:49 pm ET

ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc., a maker of factory automation systems in Cambridge, Ontario, has agreed to buy a German company M+W Process Automation GmbH and ProFocus LLC, an automation contractor that serves manufacturing and process-based...

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DS Smith adds to footprint with Croatian injection molding acquisition


September 10, 2014 2:05 pm ET

DS Smith plc, the London-headquartered packaging giant, has announced the acquisition of Kaplast dd, a Croatian injection molding company.

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Ukraine crisis prompts factory move to Russia


September 9, 2014 1:38 pm ET

The crisis in the Ukraine has prompted Polish PVC window maker Fakro Co. to consider shifting production from some of its plants in the country to neighboring Russia.

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