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.”


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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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