Ashland benefits from China's environmental actions

January 9, 2015 11:06 am ET

Ashland Inc.'s subsidiary in Changzhou, China, reported double-digit sales growth and attributed it to China's increasing focus on environmental protection.


Haitian gains a foothold in Taiwan

January 8, 2015 2:23 pm ET

Injection press giant Haitian International Holdings Ltd. is establishing it first subsidiary in Taiwan, against the backdrop of a further slowing economy in mainland China.


Chinese compounder Pret snaps up US recycler Wellman

January 6, 2015 11:36 am ET

Shanghai Pret Composites Co. Ltd. is acquiring one of the largest recyclers in the U.S., Wellman Plastics Recycling LLC of Johnsonville, S.C., in an all cash deal.


Wrap-Tite finds a way forward

January 6, 2015 1:45 pm ET

In early 2014, an Ohio packaging firm was facing the loss of $500,000 from a fraud it encountered when ordering machinery from a Chinese supplier, but was hopeful it could recover the funds.


Essel Propack adds fifth plant in China, expands in Egypt

January 5, 2015 4:47 pm ET

Plastics packaging manufacturer Essel Propack Ltd. has launched a new plant in Suzhou in East China.


EU ready to impose new duties on imported glass fiber from China

January 5, 2015 9:58 am ET

The trade group GlassFibreEurope has backed new European Union (EU) trade measures calling for additional duties of up to 30 percent on glass fiber imports from China.


Large-scale bioplastics project starts in China

December 30, 2014 10:52 am ET

A 50,000-metric-ton-per-year polylactic acid resin and processed products plant broke ground last week in Taizhou, China.


BASF establishes Chengdu office

December 30, 2014 10:40 am ET

Chemical giant BASF SE has established a subsidiary in Chengdu, capital city of Sichuan province in West China.


China working on its first safety standards for baby feeding products

December 29, 2014 2:16 pm ET

The China Toy and Juvenile Products Association will develop the country's first industry-wide safety standards for infant and children's feeding utensils.


China's Ningbo Joyson buying German auto supplier Quin

December 29, 2014 10:16 am ET

China's Ningbo Joyson Electronic Corp. is planning its second acquisition of a German auto supplier, announcing it will buy Quin GmbH, a maker of steering wheels, airbag covers and other interior trim.

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