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Ineos to combine ABS unit with Styrolution in Americas


March 4, 2015 10:03 am ET

Global materials firm Ineos Group will combine its ABS resin business with its Styrolution unit in the Americas.

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PET bottle resin, recycled PE prices drop


February 12, 2015 3:58 pm ET

Reductions in North American prices for PET bottle resin and all grades of recycled polyethylene are being shown on this week's Plastics News resin pricing chart.

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Polyketone returning to North America


February 12, 2015 1:20 pm ET

For the first time in 15 years, polyketone resin will be commercially available in North America.

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Haidlmair buys majority of toolmaker Tesan Mould, expands to North America


February 10, 2015 10:31 am ET

Austria-based Haidlmair GmbH of has set up a North American manufacturing base by purchasing a majority stake in Canadian mold-maker Tesan Mould Inc. in Concord, Ontario.

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Haidlmair buys majority of toolmaker Tesan Mould, expands to North America


February 4, 2015 1:53 pm ET

Austria-based Haidlmair GmbH of has set up a North American manufacturing base by purchasing a majority stake in Canadian mold-maker Tesan Mould Inc. in Concord, Ontario.

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Advanced Drainage buys Canada’s Ideal Pipe


February 2, 2015 6:04 pm ET

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. has hiked its stake in the Canadian plastic drainage pipe market by acquiring Ideal Pipe Inc., which makes high density polyethylene pipe and related accessories.

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Plastics enter 2015 on a high note


January 29, 2015 10:10 am ET

Now that the preliminary round of December data is officially in the books, I can state unequivocally that 2014 was an outstanding year for the U.S. plastics industry as a whole.

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It's becoming a seller's market for plastics firms


January 27, 2015 11:37 am ET

The pace of plastics mergers and acquisitions activity slowed a bit in the second half of 2014 — but market watchers have high expectations for 2015.

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MonoSol optimistic it can reach new markets with water soluble films


January 26, 2015 4:46 pm ET

MonoSol LLC — riding a wave of growth spurred on by the rapid adoption of water soluble detergent packets in recent years — is looking to the future for its next big hit.

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Auto industry on the hunt for new lightweight materials


January 26, 2015 4:03 pm ET

The auto industry is focusing on lightweighting, and this is igniting a race to find new materials that can meet ever-changing performance needs of the OEMs.

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