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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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Brazil regulator vetoes Braskem purchase of Solvay Indupa


November 12, 2014 5:16 pm ET

Brazil's anti-trust regulatory body, the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), has vetoed Braskem SA's purchase of Solvay Indupa SAIC.

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Report: German packaging firm Weener Plastik in play


November 12, 2014 11:03 am ET

Private equity and packaging firms are both showing an interest in purchasing German packaging company Weener Plastik, according to a Reuters report.

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Essentra buying Clondalkin SPD healthcare packaging group


November 12, 2014 9:35 am ET

Essentra plc, the United Kingdom-based plastic packaging group, has announced that one of its subsidiaries has bought the Specialist Packaging Division (SPD) of the private equity-owned Clondalkin Group, a Netherlands-based packaging firm.

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Toyota Tsusho investing in Turkey, India


November 11, 2014 4:33 pm ET

Japanese materials trader and supplier Toyota Tsusho Corp. is expanding into Turkey and India, buying a 25 percent stake in a Turkish plastics distribution firm and setting up a compounding plant in India in a joint venture with Japan's Nippon...

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Unique Fabricating prepares IPO


November 11, 2014 1:23 pm ET

After a near brush with insolvency, new owners and a successful acquisition, Unique Fabricating Inc. plans to go public.

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Patrick Industries buys RV supplier Charleston Corp.


November 10, 2014 5:03 pm ET

Building products producer and distributor Patrick Industries Inc. has expanded its plastic components business by acquiring Charleston Corp.

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