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German injection molders Metz-Werke and Inotech to collaborate


August 21, 2014 11:47 am ET

German injection molding companies Metz-Werke GmbH & Co. KG and Inotech Kunststofftechnik GmbH have announced that they have joined forces to bring their clients a larger range of services.

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Inteplast expands in corrugated sheet with Coroplast deal


August 21, 2014 5:28 pm ET

Packaging major Inteplast Group has acquired its main competitor in corrugated plastic sheet, Coroplast Inc. Inteplast gets corrugated sheet plants in Vanceburg, Ky., and Granby, Quebec, as well as Coroplast's headquarters in Chicago.

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NanoHolding, Applied Nanotech merge to form PEN Inc.


August 21, 2014 4:44 pm ET

Nanotechnology firms NanoHolding Inc. and Applied Nanotech Holdings Inc. are merging to create PEN Inc., a publicly held firm whose product mix will include plastic-based nanocomposites and films.

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German firms combine hybrid part expertise


August 21, 2014 11:18 am ET

L. Possehl & Co.'s acquisition of TPS Technical Plastic Systems GmbH will bring together companies which specialize in the manufacture of hybrid plastic-metal components for the automotive industry.

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Ply Gem continues acquisition streak, buying Simonton for $130 million


August 20, 2014 2:33 pm ET

Building materials manufacturer Ply Gem Holdings Inc. will acquire Simonton Windows from Fortune Brands Home & Security in a $130 million deal that lines up with its strategy to grow earnings through targeted acquisitions of complementary product...

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Has the current M&A cycle peaked?


August 20, 2014 11:55 am ET

Plastics M&A veteran Thomas Blaige has called the peak of the current investment cycle.

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Ohio molder sold to private equity firm


August 19, 2014 5:23 pm ET

Private equity firm TVV Capital of Nashville has acquired injection molder Design Molded Plastics Inc. for an undisclosed price.

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Pactiv selling building products unit to Ireland's Kingspan


August 19, 2014 3:54 pm ET

Irish building material manufacturer Kingspan Group plc is acquiring the insulation business of Lake Forest, Ill.-based Pactiv Building Products for $82 million as part of a strategic move to gain access into the U.S. market for energy-efficient...

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Report: Graham looking to sell Infiltrator


August 19, 2014 11:32 am ET

Private equity group Graham Partners Inc. reportedly is ready to sell septic tank maker Infiltrator Systems Inc. after holding the Old Saybrook, Conn.-based company for almost nine years.

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Mexichem buys HDPE pipe extruder Dura-Line Corp.


August 18, 2014 2:05 pm ET

UPDATED — PVC pipe and specialty chemicals maker Mexichem SAB de CV said Monday it has agreed to buy Dura-Line Corp., a prominent manufacturer of high density polyethylene conduit, duct and pressure pipe for telecommunications and data...

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