Bayer launches PC sheet production in Guangzhou, China

December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has started its new polycarbonate sheet production plant at its Guangzhou, China, site.


Shipping slowdowns add to season's stress

December 16, 2014 4:02 pm ET

Toy companies know what they want for Christmas: an end to crippling shipping delays at West Coast ports.


Ecolean expanding flexible packaging production in China

December 16, 2014 3:07 pm ET

Flexible packaging maker Ecolean AB is opening a new factory and warehouse in China to increase production.


Guangdong machinery maker adds another plant

December 15, 2014 6:00 am ET

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — Extrusion thermoforming equipment specialist Guangdong Designer Machinery Co. Ltd. plans to open a new 70,000-square-meter factory in Shantou early next year.


PPS resin maker Lumena cuts production after ‘difficulties’ with banks

December 12, 2014 11:47 am ET

Polyphenylene sulfide resin maker China Lumena New Materials Corp. said it’s having difficulty “maintaining the continual support” of its banks and creditors, following months of being unable to answer allegations from two analyst...


Study: Locally owned firms see fastest gains in China’s chemical market

December 9, 2014 8:59 am ET

Privately owned chemical companies in China are seeing the fastest sales growth, closing the technology gap with foreign-owned firms, according to a new study.


A. Schulman doubling capacity in Dongguan

December 5, 2014 12:25 pm ET

Increased demand has led materials firm A. Schulman Inc. to double manufacturing capacity for masterbatch concentrates at its plant in Dongguan, China.


Chinese recyclers feel the pinch from falling oil prices, tight credit

December 4, 2014 10:33 am ET

Plummeting oil prices and tight money are putting the squeeze on recyclers, say attendees of a recent forum held by the China Plastics Processing Industry Association in Guangzhou.


Press maker partners with medical equipment company to expand

December 2, 2014 3:23 pm ET

A leading Taiwanese plastic machinery manufacturer and a Chinese medical equipment maker have broken ground on a new joint venture factory in central China.


Press maker Yizumi expanding, planning IPO

December 1, 2014 4:59 pm ET

DONGGUAN, CHINA — Plastics machinery supplier Guangdong Yizumi Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. plans to go public.

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