German processors report record sales

February 23, 2015 1:46 pm ET

Even if lower than forecast, German plastics processors report positive 2014 results and good 2015 prospects, but energy cost concerns continue.


Mauser starts IBC production in Turkey

February 18, 2015 9:34 am ET

Germany-based Mauser Group, an industrial packaging producer, has announced the opening of its new production facility Turkey Mauser IBC in Gebze/Kocaeli, Turkey.


Erema launches Pure Loop to focus on shredder/extruder recycling

February 17, 2015 9:41 am ET

Austria-based recycling technology group Erema GmbH has announced the creation of its new sister company Pure Loop GmbH, which specializes in the recycling of clean production wastes using shredder/extruder technology.


TransNav, Rompa Group form JV covering Europe, North America

February 17, 2015 5:28 pm ET

TransNav Inc, of New Baltimore, Mich., and the Tilburg, Netherlands-based Rompa Group have established an injection molding and thermoforming joint venture covering Europe and the Americas.


Repsol to increase olefin, EVA output in modernization project

February 17, 2015 9:24 am ET

Spanish oil and chemicals group Repsol SA has launched a major 60 million euro ($68.5 million) plant upgrade and modernization program at its Puertollano Industrial complex in central southern Spain.


Spain's Teknia acquires Serbian injection molder

February 16, 2015 10:11 am ET

Spanish auto parts manufacturer Teknia Manufacturing Group SL has announced it has acquired the Serbian plastics injection molding and metal stamping business Promotor Irva Ltd. in Kragujevac.


Turkish plastics exports to rise 10 percent in 2015

February 16, 2015 10:05 am ET

Turkey’s plastics exports are forecast to increase by 10 percent this year, according to Murat Akyüz, the president of the industry association Istanbul Mineral and Metals Exporters’ Association (IMMIB). The president said that the...


Milacron plans big expansions in Czech Republic

February 13, 2015 11:52 am ET

Milacron LLC has announced a major expansion in the Czech Republic, investing more than $18 million to build an 118,00-square-foot plant in Policka and machines and adding a total of about 43,000 square feet to its Tirad custom mold base plant in...


Reorganization set for Romania's Oltchim following failed sale attempt

February 13, 2015 9:33 am ET

Yet another attempt by the government of Romania to privatize the insolvent national PVC producer Oltchim SA has failed after none of four potential buyers submitted a firm bid by the deadline.


Haidlmair buys majority of toolmaker Tesan Mould, expands to North America

February 10, 2015 10:31 am ET

Austria-based Haidlmair GmbH of has set up a North American manufacturing base by purchasing a majority stake in Canadian mold-maker Tesan Mould Inc. in Concord, Ontario.

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