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Ferro sells another piece of its plastics business


December 19, 2014 3:33 pm ET

Ferro Corp. has sold its North American polymer additives business to a private equity firm for $154 million in cash.

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Alex Brands buys iconic Shrinky Dinks toys


December 19, 2014 3:15 pm ET

First Slinky, now Shrinky Dinks. What will toy and games investment firm Alex Brands buy next?

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Thailand's SCG Chemicals buying Norwegian chemical firm Norner


December 19, 2014 9:11 am ET

Thailand's SCG Chemicals Co. Ltd. has announced it has acquired 51 percent of the shares in the independent petrochemical company Norner Holding AS from the current Norwegian owners, private equity fund E&M.

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BASF to sell its share in Singapore JV


December 19, 2014 8:37 am ET

BASF SE has announced that it has reached an agreement for it to sell its share in the 50-50 joint venture ELLBA Eastern, at Jurong Island, Singapore to its partner Shell.

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Amcor buys Chinese flexible packaging plant


December 18, 2014 1:47 pm ET

Australian-based global packaging company Amcor Ltd. is buying a Chinese flexible packaging business for 211 million RMB (US$31.4 million).

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Indian auto parts maker set to buy assets in Germany, Mexico


December 18, 2014 10:35 am ET

Indian auto parts maker Samvardhana Motherson Gropup is buying the assets of insolvent German plastics car parts producer Scherer & Trier (S&T).

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Sweden's Indutrade buys Belgian packaging firm Verbeek


December 18, 2014 9:42 am ET

Sweden's Indutrade AB has purchased all the shares in Belgium's Verbeeck Packaging Group.

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Röchling buys two UK firms


December 18, 2014 9:24 am ET

Germany's Röchling Engineering Plastics SE & Co. KG has expanded its presence in the high-performance plastics market by acquiring two British firms — Fibracon Twin Ltd. and Insoll Components Ltd.

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UK recycler Eco Plastics sold to German investment group


December 12, 2014 11:19 am ET

Recycler Eco Plastics has been bought by Aurelius AG, a Grünwald, Germany-headquartered investment firm, for an undisclosed sum.

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Resin distributor Biesterfeld Plastic buys out partner in Biesterfeld Nordic


December 11, 2014 12:21 pm ET

Hamburg, Germany-based Biesterfeld Plastic GmbH, a distributor for the European plastic and rubber industry, announced that it has bought the shares owned by Fred Holmberg in their mutual joint venture, Malmö, Sweden-based Biesterfeld Nordic AB.

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