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Sabic: Rapid demand growth led to Ultem shortage


December 18, 2014 12:06 pm ET

Sabic Innovative Plastics has been increasing production capacity for its Ultem polyetherimide but it still got caught short by increasing demand for the high-performance polymer.

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Fischer-Tech partnering with Interlink for new HMI applications


December 4, 2014 12:17 pm ET

Asian molder Fischer-Tech partners with US touch screen maker Interlink

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AMA Plastics adds presses, changes management structure


November 24, 2014 3:57 pm ET

AMA Plastics Inc. has strengthened its management structure, received recognition for entrepreneurship, achieved quality improvements and added three injection molding presses.

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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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