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India's Plastiblends invests $10 million in new masterbatch plant

February 19, 2015 6:00 am ET

Indian masterbatch maker Plastiblends India Ltd. is investing $10 million in a new factory in Gujarat, the company's third production facility, a top executive said in an interview at the Plastindia fair.


JSW considering manufacturing in India

February 17, 2015 4:02 pm ET

Tokyo-based Japan Steel Works Ltd. is considering setting up an injection press manufacturing plant in India, a senior JSW executive said at Plastindia.

Pacific Plastics records its best year

February 13, 2015 1:39 pm ET

Custom injection molder and tooling supplier Pacific Plastics of Vista, Calif., recorded its "best year" in 2014 with sales of $3.2 million vs. 2013's $2.4 million.


Mack Molding adds capacity and staff for medical disposables

February 11, 2015 3:41 pm ET

Mack Molding Inc. is making a move into medical disposables.


Plastindia will stay in Gandhinagar

February 11, 2015 3:29 pm ET

The Plastindia trade show announced Feb. 11 that its next edition, in 2018, will remain in Gandhinagar, rather than relocate back to New Delhi, with organizers announcing it a success in its new venue.


Management may be best – or worst – feature in acquisition

February 11, 2015 2:39 pm ET

Financials are not the only measure when considering a potential merger or acquisition in the plastics market, or really an acquisition in any business.


Siding makers greet recovering housing market with new products

February 11, 2015 11:49 am ET

An increasing number of home builders and remodelers are turning to shakes, shingles, boards, battens and trim to dress up dwellings and they are going to have more choices in 2015 from a couple major manufacturers.


India's plastics industry asking for tariffs on finished goods

February 11, 2015 11:34 am ET

India's plastics industry is asking the government to raise import duties on a range of plastic products, arguing that it needs protection from manufactured goods from Southeast Asia and China, in particular.


GW Plastics moving into high-speed medical molding

February 10, 2015 5:06 pm ET

Vermont-based GW Plastics is breaking into high-speed medical molding with the addition of two 240-ton injection molding machines, the company announced at the 30th annual MD&M West conference and trade show Feb. 10 in Anaheim.


Nissei ASB to spend $50 million for new India factory, eyes global tech centers

February 9, 2015 2:39 pm ET

Japanese blow molding equipment maker Nissei ASB Machine Co. Ltd. plans to spend $50 million on a new factory in India, to turn it into a larger export base and meet local demand.

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