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Omega buys Vinylex, adds capacity, locations


October 21, 2014 1:48 pm ET

Profile extruder Omega Plastics LLC has expanded its stake in the market by acquiring Vinylex Corp.

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Atkore expands in PVC conduit, buying American Pipe & Plastics


October 20, 2014 6:06 pm ET

Atkore International Inc. of Harvey, Ill., has acquired PVC conduit maker American Pipe & Plastics Inc. of Kirkwood, N.Y., which serves the telecommunications, cable TV, power and fiber optic infrastructure markets, for an undisclosed sum.

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OnePlastics Group brand created to cover seven different plastics firms


October 17, 2014 9:48 am ET

A Dublin-based company is launching a new brand to unify its plastics businesses into a single entity called OnePlastics Group.

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PolyOne denies report it's bidding for Klöckner Pentaplast


October 16, 2014 11:44 am ET

UPDATED — Compounding leader PolyOne Corp. is denying a report that it bid as much as $2 billion for film and sheet major Klöckner Pentaplast Group.

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Pharmaceutic Litho & Label gets new private equity backing


October 15, 2014 2:41 pm ET

Ironwood Capital is making an investment in Pharmaceutic Litho & Label Co. Inc. in conjunction with an investment by Saugatuck Capital Co.

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Citadel Plastics buying The Composites Group


October 13, 2014 8:06 am ET

Citadel Plastics Inc. is growing again, this time acquiring thermoset compounder and molder The Composites Group for an undisclosed price.

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Becton Dickinson buying CareFusion to expand focus


October 9, 2014 2:02 pm ET

Becton Dickinson and Co. has struck a $12.2 billion deal to buy CareFusion Corp., a San Diego-based medical technology firm specializing in reducing medical errors and preventing hospital-acquired infections.

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Kiefel boosts exposure to auto industry with tooling acquisition


October 9, 2014 10:07 am ET

German machinery company Kiefel GmbH, part of the Brückner group, has acquired Czech-based SWA sro, a company which provides compression, foaming and vacuum form tooling along with automation systems for the auto industry.

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Hexpol buying German rubber compounder


October 9, 2014 9:35 am ET

Hexpol AB has reached an agreement to acquire Vigar Rubber Compounding from Grupo Vigar.

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Germany's Norma Group buys National Diversified Sales Inc.


October 8, 2014 3:09 pm ET

Norma Group SE, a German manufacturer of joining products for vehicles, appliances and plumbing systems, is acquiring California-based National Diversified Sales Inc. (NDS) from the private equity firm Graham Partners for $285 million.

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