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Borch: Seizing the not-to-be-missed opportunity in US market


March 25, 2015 9:32 am ET

Guangzhou, China-based Borch Machinery Co. Ltd. is aiming high and making entry into top tier clients. It sold a 1,400-ton press in 2014, used to make interior trim for doors on the upscale Chrysler 300 sedan. And the customer is interested in...

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Norres investing in hose production


March 20, 2015 9:19 am ET

Germany's Norres Schlauchtechnik GmbH has launched a program to invest a little more than $3 million to double its capacity and upgrade at least one factory.

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Government report reveals details about plastic pollution in China's seas


March 17, 2015 1:13 pm ET

A recent report released by China's State Oceanic Administration revealed striking numbers that show plastics as the primary culprit for ocean waste in the Chinese seas.

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Pricing pressure, oil slump hit auto compounder China XD


March 17, 2015 11:34 am ET

Mounting pricing pressure from downstream and plunging oil prices have dampened China XD Plastics Co. Ltd.'s performance, pushing it to diversify into other end markets and overseas.

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Chinese compounder diversifies into 3-D printing, new fields


March 13, 2015 3:02 pm ET

An overly competitive market and gloomy demand has Guangdong Silver Age Sci. & Tech Co. Ltd. looking beyond its core compounding business and aggressively venturing into potentially rewarding new fields.

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Executive Q&A: King of plastics straws


March 13, 2015 6:00 am ET

A Chinese entrepreneur with a humble beginning as an involuntary middle school drop-out, Lou Zhongping has earned the nickname “king of plastics straws.”

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Small is big when it comes to the world of plastic straws


March 13, 2015 6:00 am ET

Lou Zhongping has embraced new technology and lean manufacturing to make his company, Soton Daily Necessities Co. Ltd., the largest maker of drinking straws in the world.

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China's plastics industry protests TV show for calling PET bottle carcinogenic


March 11, 2015 1:03 pm ET

The China Plastics Processing Industry Association has lodged a complaint over a TV show that called PET bottles carcinogenic, but the producers refuse to apologize.

China's plastic products exports climb


March 11, 2015 12:32 pm ET

China's exports of plastics products jumped more than 20 percent in the first two months of this year.

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Hong Kong toymaker struggles to break through and build its own brand


March 9, 2015 3:55 pm ET

The bulk of toy makers at the Hong Kong Toys & Games Show are still focused on the mass-production market, but some ambitious toymakers eager to break out of the low-margin OEM rut are trying to build their own brands.

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