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Ube expands nylon capacity in Spain, reorganizes chemicals unit


April 15, 2015 9:58 am ET

Japan's Ube Industries Ltd. completed an expansion project in March to increase the output of nylon 6 at its plant in Castellón, Spain.

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Inteva expands global presence with new plants, relocation


April 14, 2015 4:15 pm ET

Global automotive supplier Inteva Products LLC has opened two new facilities globally and relocated a third.

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Nominations open for first European Plastics Innovation Awards


April 14, 2015 9:35 am ET

The European Plastics Converters Association (EuPC) and PlasticsEurope, together with the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE), have announced that they have partnered to launch the first European Plastics Innovation Awards.

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UK groups out to secure bottle recycling business


April 13, 2015 11:12 am ET

The United Kingdom non-profit Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) is hosting a meeting this week with leading figures in the supermarket supply chain to look at balancing the market for recycled high density polyethylene and help stricken...

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Azoty's new plant to position Poland as a major propylene producer


April 13, 2015 9:48 am ET

Leading Polish petrochemicals producer Grupa Azoty has announced plans to construct a major new 400,000-metric-tons-per-year plant in northern Poland to manufacture propylene through propane dehydrogenation (PDH) by 2019.

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TE buys catheter maker AdvancedCath


April 10, 2015 2:45 pm ET

Catheter system design and manufacturing firm AdvancedCath Technologies Inc. has been acquired by TE Connectivity's medical division in a $190 million all-cash deal.

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Germany's Mauser buys US-based IBC North America, Clean Tide Container


April 9, 2015 1:44 pm ET

Industrial packaging maker Mauser Group is acquiring IBC North America and Clean Tide Container, companies with common ownership.

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Evertis starts PET film line in Portugal


April 9, 2015 1:20 pm ET

Evertis Ibérica SA is starting up a new polyester film extrusion line and adding 10,000 metric tons of annual capacity in the process.

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German plastics group adds to growing criticism of resin supplies in Europe


April 9, 2015 9:50 am ET

The German trade association for plastics packaging converters has added its voice to the growing criticism of polymer suppliers declaring force majeure on supplies.

Poland's PVC window and door producers see exports climb


April 8, 2015 10:08 am ET

Polish PVC window and door producers managed to increase their export sales by a robust 20 percent in 2014 to some 600 million euros ($651.2 million).

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