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Sanner of America moves to Kentucky


February 5, 2015 3:23 pm ET

Sanner of America Inc. is relocating its U.S. offices from Marlton, N.J., to Hebron, Ky., a decision that could lead to “production capacities.”

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Styrolution launches SBC pilot plant


February 5, 2015 9:44 am ET

Styrolution Group GmbH, the Germany-headquartered supplier of styrenics, has recently launched a pilot styrene-butadiene copolymer (SBC) plant in Antwerp, Belgium.

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


February 4, 2015 1:53 pm 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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Schweiter buys sheet maker Polycasa


February 4, 2015 9:44 am ET

Plastic sheet manufacturer Polycasa NV has been sold to Schweiter Technologies AG for 120 million euros ($137.2 million), the Aventas Group has announced.

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ILIP to launch recycled PET food packaging line


February 4, 2015 9:22 am ET

Bologna, Italy-based thermoforming plastic packaging company ILIP srl has announced that it is ready to start producing food packaging products made from 100 percent recycled PET.

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European plastics posts positive growth


February 3, 2015 10:44 am ET

European plastics production rose by 1.5 percent in 2014, according to trade group PlasticsEurope.

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Evonik invests in nanophotonics specialist Nanocomp Oy


February 3, 2015 10:27 am ET

German chemical company Evonik Industries AG has announced that it has invested in Finnish nanophotonics company Nanocomp Oy Ltd. and now holds a minority share in the company. The investment was made as part of an investment syndicate with Finnvera ...

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Samsonite adds production in Hungary, moves into smart phone cases


February 3, 2015 9:57 am ET

Samsonite-Hungária, a subsidiary of baggage manufacturer Samsonite International SA, has seen a 20 percent jump in both sales and production at its plant at Székszard in southern Hungary.

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Fenner buys Charter Medical


February 2, 2015 2:20 pm ET

Fenner plc, a reinforced polymer technology group, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Fenner Drives has completed the purchase of U.S. medical specialist Charter Medical Ltd.

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European Plastics Distributors launch international promotional effort


February 2, 2015 10:11 am ET

The European Plastics Distributors Association (EPDA), which represents members from more than 20 countries throughout Europe, has launched an international promotional campaign.

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