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Amcor buys Nampak Flexibles


March 31, 2015 3:31 pm ET

Australian packaging giant Amcor Ltd. has bought South African-based Nampak Holdings Ltd.'s Nampak Flexibles division.

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Uponor sells plastic pipe machinery business to focus on core units


March 30, 2015 2:13 pm ET

Uponor Corp., the Finland-based maker of plastic pipe systems for plumbing, underfloor heating and cooling and infrastructure, announced March 30 that its subsidiary, Uponor Infra Oy, has sold its machinery business, Extron Engineering Oy, to...

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Dow Chemical to merge chlorine operations with Olin


March 27, 2015 12:43 pm ET

Dow Chemical Co. is combining a large part of its chlorine value chain with specialty chemicals and ammunition maker Olin Corp. to create a global materials firm with annual sales of almost $7 billion.

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Flextronics launches global injection molding, tooling unit


March 26, 2015 4:29 pm ET

Flextronics International Ltd. (Booth S34125) is officially launching Precision Plastics, a global injection tooling and manufacturing unit, as a part of its High Reliability Solutions business segment.

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Core Molding buys CPI Binani assets, adds markets, D-LFT capabilities


March 20, 2015 1:20 pm ET

Core Molding Technologies Inc. is expanding its thermoplastics capabilities with the acquisition of substantially all the assets of CPI Binani Inc., of Winona, Minn.

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Proposed Cardia-Stellar merger labeled 'not fair,' but still 'reasonable'


March 20, 2015 10:34 am ET

If the proposed merger of two Australian bioplastics companies goes ahead, the new company will be called Secos Group Ltd. and have annual sales of about A$27 million (US$21 million).

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Transilwrap buys Clear Focus, expands in advertising films


March 20, 2015 10:03 am ET

Film extruder Transilwrap Company Inc. has bought Clear Focus Imaging, a manufacturer of printable plastic films for large-scale display advertising like those on the sides of buildings.

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Citadel purchase will nearly double A. Schulman's US sales


March 19, 2015 12:06 pm ET

Materials firm A. Schulman Inc. has kept its buying streak alive with its biggest deal yet — acquiring compounder and composites maker Citadel Plastics Holdings Inc. for $800 million.

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Solvay, Ineos to divest some operations as part of Inovyn JV process


March 19, 2015 9:58 am ET

Brussels-based Solvay SA and Ineos Group AG will sell off some of their assets to International Chemical Investors Group SE as part of the move to create the Inovyn joint venture for their European chlorvinyls operations.

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Proper Group buys Cutting Edge


March 18, 2015 3:38 pm ET

Proper Group International has expanded its mold making and related services by acquiring an ownership interest in Cutting Edge Technologies Ltd.

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