US non-bottle rigid plastics recovery, 2007-11: exports vs. domestic
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. -- Specialty chemicals and textiles maker Milliken & Co. has filed lawsuits against several Asian competitors, claiming they have infringed on intellectual property for Millad-brand clarifying agents.
WICHITA, KAN. — Materials firm Invista has moved a step closer to building a nylon 6/6 plant in Shanghai, announcing May 15 that it has signed an agreement with the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park to reserve land for the facility.
STUTTGART, GERMANY -- Modular compounding system orders from Hexpol AB have allowed Coperion GmbH to offer those products to customers in China and throughout Asia.
HONG KONG — China's large toy industry, including its plastics-related toy makers, faces potentially stepped up scrutiny on safety and factory working conditions.
ORLANDO, FLA. — Heightened inspection procedures at China's ports are causing delays and confusion for scrap exporters. Exporters of paper, plastic and metal scrap reported expensive delays in their shipments to China, and more shipments turned away in customs.
SHIHEZI, CHINA — SHIHEZI, CHINA — As plastics executive Huang Yao Xin drives a visitor through the harsh desert landscape around his company's extrusion factory in northwest China, he turns a corner to show off a lush, green field of rice. The field is irrigated with plastic tubing and components from Huang's company, Xinjiang Tianye...
MARION, OHIO — HPM executives stand beside a China-built HPM machine — assembled in Foshan by Guangdong Yizumi Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. — that is slated for its first U.S. customer, Pleasant Precision Inc. in Kenton, Ohio.
SHANGHAI — China's macro economy may be showing signs of softness, but global automotive plastic component makers at the Auto Shanghai fair had few, if any, plans to hit the brakes with their investments.
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