Uway beginning US extruder production June 1 in Ohio

April 15, 2015 3:28 pm ET

Uway Extrusion LLC, a 4-year-old company that builds extruders in China using components from the United States and Europe, will begin U.S. production June 1 at a 50,000-square-foot factory in Warren, Ohio.


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.


Yanfeng, JCI JV set to become world's biggest auto interior supplier

April 14, 2015 2:36 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. announced Tuesday the finalization of an agreement to form a joint venture with Chinese auto supplier Yanfeng Automotive Trims Systems Co. Ltd.


Chinaplas 2015 ready to embrace a 'new era manufacturing'

April 14, 2015 11:33 am ET

The organizer of the Chinaplas trade show, which has witnessed the globalization of the plastics industry over the past couple of decades, says the emphasis on capital investment and economies of scale is over.

China's March exports plummet

April 14, 2015 11:05 am ET

China has reported the sharpest export decline for more than a year in March, dipping 14.6 percent year-on-year. Plastics product exports did even worse, shrinking by 24.6 percent.


Fire kills 4 at Chinese recycling facility

April 13, 2015 4:07 pm ET

An April 13 fire at a small plastics recycling company killed four people in China's Jieyang, Guangdong province..


3D Systems enters China via acquisition

April 8, 2015 3:21 pm ET

3D Systems Corp. has established its China operation by acquiring Chinese 3-D printing sales and service provider Easyway Design and Manufacture Co.

Plant explosion in China refuels public concern over PX

April 7, 2015 5:16 pm ET

An April 6 explosion at a paraxylene plant in Zhangzhou, Fujian province, is the second safety incident at the highly controversial PX facility in China.


LK weathers a logistics storm to get a press to NPE for its US debut

April 3, 2015 1:01 pm ET

First time NPE exhibitor L.K. Systems Inc.'s NPE display machine is still somewhere at sea. But the company magically made a machinery demonstration — just as originally planned — in Orlando.


PolyFlex partners with Shanghai firm

April 2, 2015 3:32 pm ET

Urethane, plastic and rubber processor PolyFlex Products Inc. has formed what it calls an engineering and logistics alliance in China.

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