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Xten may shut down, working on sale to Commercial Plastics


October 29, 2014 5:49 pm ET

Xten Industries LLC is working on a sale to Commercial Plastics Co. of Mundelein, Ill. Xten, an injection molder based in Kenosha, Wis., filed a Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notice (WARN) with state officials on Oct. 22 saying that it would...

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TMI has new private equity owner


October 27, 2014 2:03 pm ET

Pittsburgh-based TMI International LLC, a maker of PVC-based film, panel and sheet products as well as PVC-coated curtains and screens, has been acquired by the private equity firm River Associates Investments LLC of Chattanooga, Tenn.

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Deal puts Convergence Packaging under Comar's umbrella


October 24, 2014 2:00 pm ET

Convergence Packaging Holdings LLC, itself a product of mergers, now is joining together with Comar LLC.

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Akro-Plastic buying German subsidiary from Metabolix


October 24, 2014 3:32 pm ET

Akro-Plastic GmbH, a Niederzissen, Germany-based plastic compounder, has purchased the assets of Metabolix Inc.'s subsidiary in Germany.

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Investment firm buys Ontario cap molder


October 23, 2014 2:01 pm ET

A company whose varied interests include food and refrigerated transportation businesses is now moving into plastic caps.

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Report: Private equity companies may seek to buy Bayer MaterialScience


October 23, 2014 10:56 am ET

A number of investment groups are reported to be interested buying Bayer AG's MaterialScience operation, valued at around 10 billion euros ($12.6 billion).

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Comar merging with Convergence Packaging


October 21, 2014 5:07 pm ET

A couple of plastic packaging companies owned by private investment firm Graham Partners are merging into a single entity.

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Celanese buys conductive polymer supplier


October 21, 2014 4:31 pm ET

Materials firm Celanese Corp. has acquired most of the assets of conductive polymers maker Cool Polymers Inc. for an undisclosed price.

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Report: SVP takes Klöckner Pentaplast off the market


October 21, 2014 4:19 pm ET

Plastic sheet leader Klöckner Pentaplast Group is no longer for sale, according to an Oct. 21 Reuters article.

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Wisconsin cast film maker buys Ohio blown film specialist


October 21, 2014 2:57 pm ET

A Midwest U.S. acquisition has created a company armed with two distinct film technologies: cast films and coextruded blown film constructions.

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