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Onex buying packaging group SIG Combibloc


November 24, 2014 9:05 am ET

ex Corp. will buy SIG Combibloc Group, the Switzerland-based manufacturer of aseptic carton packaging and plastics closures from New Zealand's Rank Group in a deal announced Nov. 24.

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3D Systems buying Cimatron


November 24, 2014 1:46 pm ET

3D Systems Corp. is buying Cimatron Ltd., an Israel-based company that makes integrated computer-assisted design and manufacturing software, for $97 million.

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Coveris changes culture, eyes IPO


November 20, 2014 1:40 pm ET

CEO Gary Masse has a simple message, and some new math, for everyone at Coveris Holdings Corp. Get on board or get out of the way.

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Total to buy majority stake in Polyblend


November 20, 2014 10:04 am ET

French oil and gas giant Total SA will buy a 68 percent stake in Germany's Polyblend GmbH, a subsidiary of Polymer-Chemie GmbH.

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Private equity fuels acquisition market


November 18, 2014 11:52 am ET

Plastics firms and outside investors with money to spend increasingly have done so in the plastics industry for the last quarter-century — and private equity firms have played a big role in this 25-year surge.

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Venture capital firm buys stake in Ximedica


November 17, 2014 3:32 pm ET

International venture capital firm SV Life Sciences has acquired a majority stake in Providence, R.I.-based medical device company Ximedica LLC.

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A. Schulman closing Ohio color concentrates and additives plant


November 17, 2014 9:48 am ET

A. Schulman Inc. is closing a color concentrates and additives plant in Ohio that it acquired earlier this year from Ferro Corp.

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Benecke-Kaliko buys two Mecaseat companies


November 17, 2014 2:48 pm ET

Hanover, Germany-based Benecke-Kaliko AG is expanding production of foils for car interiors in southern and eastern Europe.

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Commercial Plastics buys Xten Industries


November 14, 2014 6:21 pm ET

UPDATED — Mundelein, Ill.-based Commercial Plastics Co. has purchased the assets of Xten Industries LLC, a Kenosha, Wis.-based custom injection molder.

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M&G sells minority stake to TPG


November 14, 2014 9:17 am ET

Mossi Ghisolfi Group has sold a $300 million stake in its M&G Chemicals SA unit — including its global PET resin business – to private equity firm TPG.

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