Plastics per capita & growth, by world region (2011-16)
May 10, 2013 4:49 pm ET
TROY, MICH. — Continental Structural Plastics is expanding its footprint in Europe with the acquisition of a facility and equipment for both thermoplastic and thermoset molding that will give it its first manufacturing there.
KRONACH, GERMANY – Automotive interior parts supplier Dr Schneider Kunststoffwerke GmbH plans to expand its manufacturing plant in southwest Poland despite the continuing European car industry slowdown.
JEFFERSONTOWN, KY. — Jones Plastic & Engineering LLC's Rev-A-Shelf housewares business is expanding in Europe with the acquisition of Widmer GmbH of Altach, Austria.
SCHWERIN, GERMANY — Caps and closures manufacturer Procap Group has purchased Schoeller Cap Systems of Schwerin. The new enterprise, named Procap Schwerin, is Procap's first manufacturing presence in Germany.
LONDON — The Liberal Democrats have called for a 5 pence (8 U.S. cent) plastic bag tax for England to be included in next week's budget despite concerns about the likely impact on jobs.
LINCOLNSHIRE, ENGLAND — Linpac Packaging is building a new plant in Belarus to supply polystyrene packaging to Russia and other surrounding markets.
How would you like to debate an Oscar-winning actor -- on television? That's a daunting assignment to be sure, even for someone who's comfortable dealing with with the media.But a plastics industry leader got that tough duty yesterday, when actor Jeremy Irons debated Peter Davis, director-general of the British Plastics Federation, on Channel 4...
MASON, OHIO -- Clopay Plastics Products Co.'s European division will exit “certain less profitable product categories” this year in response to Europe's challenging economic climate, the company announced Feb. 25.
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