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Haitian's standardization efforts paying off


August 29, 2014 9:53 am ET

Streamlined design efforts and robust export sales helped propel Ningbo, China-based injection molding machine manufacturer Haitian International Holdings Ltd. to strong profits in the first half of 2014, the company announced in its interim...

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Green trend boosts plastic building materials business in China


August 29, 2014 9:42 am ET

The greening of China's domestic building materials market is giving the plastics industry a boost.

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Sinopec licenses PP technology to USA, posts half-year results


August 26, 2014 11:46 am ET

China's state-owned petrochemical giant Sinopec Corp. said it is licensing polypropylene polymerization technology to a U.S. plant for the first time in history.

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Japan's DIC planning PPS compounding plant in China


August 25, 2014 1:28 pm ET

Japanese materials firm DIC Corp. plans to open its first polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) compounding plant in China by the end of 2015.

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China's PVC exports face challenges


August 22, 2014 2:14 pm ET

Despite robust growth in the first half of the year, China's PVC exports now faces new challenges, due to trade barriers and new capacity ramping up in other countries.

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VDMA clarifies Tokyo statement about China


August 21, 2014 2:57 pm ET

Some remarks that VDMA President Reinhold Festge made at a recent press conference in Tokyo turned into sensational headlines in China.

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Bayer, SCAC partner on water reuse project


August 21, 2014 12:48 pm ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) and Shanghai Chlor-Alkali Chemical Co. Ltd. (SCAC) have entered into a preliminary agreement for the reuse of waste water from Bayer's polycarbonate production in Shanghai.

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Enor expanding in S.C., moving toy production to U.S. from China


August 20, 2014 4:01 pm ET

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has convinced toy producer Enor Corp. to expand U.S. production at the expense of sourcing from China.

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Cooper-Standard JV to focus on Asia


August 20, 2014 10:17 am ET

Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. is forming Cooper Standard Inoac Pte. Ltd. — a joint venture with Inoac Corp. of Japan — to expand the reach of its fluid transfer systems products in the Asia-Pacific automotive market.

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Report lists China's top 10 plastic mold makers


August 18, 2014 1:35 pm ET

A new market report ranks the top 10 players in China's plastic mold industry, showing strong geographic concentration in the Yangtze River Delta and Pearl River Delta regions.

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