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Electronics, aerospace driving new Aptiv film production for Victrex


November 18, 2014 9:40 am ET

Victrex plc has launched production at its new $25 million manufacturing facility for high performance thermoplastic film Aptiv, with the United Kingdom's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne taking part in the opening celebration.

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Indiana Plastics adds press, plans to double molding space


November 13, 2014 11:30 am ET

Indiana Plastics Inc. recently boosted its tonnage capability, adding a 500 ton Niigata injection molding machine and is planning to double its molding space next year.

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Ironwood Plastics expanding to keep up with growing demand


October 3, 2014 1:41 pm ET

Custom injection molder Ironwood Plastics Inc. has embarked on an ambitious expansion program.

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Global giant Foxconn to make, sell molding machines


September 26, 2014 2:48 pm ET

For years, Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group has been the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, with more than 1 million employees worldwide churning out smartphones, tablets and gadgets for nearly every company in the global...

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Smartphone work adds 52 percent to sales for China's Eva Precision


September 18, 2014 4:37 pm ET

Growth in supplying the smartphone and automotive industries helped Chinese processor Eva Precision Holdings Ltd. push injection molding sales up 52 percent in the first six months of the year, to HK$742.8 million (US$95.8 million).

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New startup uses film for a 'virtual venetian blind' in smart windows


July 21, 2014 12:50 pm ET

Flexible ITO Solutions, which goes by FITOS, has an informal development agreement with a smart window manufacturer that could use the technology to make windows that can block light.

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Samsung suspends China molder accused in child labor investigation


July 16, 2014 2:27 pm ET

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has suspended its business with a South Korean-owned molder in China in the midst of child labor allegations.

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German court backs LPKF in Motorola dispute


July 11, 2014 11:00 am ET

A German court has told Motorola it must stop selling cell phones which have antennas made with a patented plastic electronics process.

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'Whatever you can dream of, you can make it'


June 18, 2014 1:33 pm ET

"The industry in total has accelerated its growth and technology. Innovation is really the key and the foundation to creating more jobs in America."

Demand hike prompts Chinese firm to triple battery separator film capacity


June 17, 2014 3:29 pm ET

In response to soaring demand, Cangzhou Mingzhu Plastic Co. Ltd. plans to invest about 245.9 million yuan ($39.4 million) to build additional capacity for separator film for lithium-ion batteries.

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