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ResTech completes merger of Connecticut operations


July 16, 2014 12:33 pm ET

ResTech Plastic Molding LLC recently completed the merger of its two Connecticut facilities into one location in Berlin, Conn. The new combination will operate under the Northeast Mold and Plastics LLC name.

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Strong manufacturing profits portend more M&A activity


July 15, 2014 2:40 pm ET

By now you have probably heard the disconcerting news about the negative economic growth in the first quarter of this year. But in case you have not, here is a recap: according to the latest data released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis, total...

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Pact Group bringing forward new packaging, looking at acquisitions


July 15, 2014 11:07 am ET

Australian packaging company Pact Group Ltd.'s high density polyethylene milk bottle design is on its way to amassing a trophy cabinet full of awards.

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NDC, Beta LaserMike create new business, NDC Technologies


July 14, 2014 3:45 pm ET

NDC Infrared Engineering and Beta LaserMike, sister companies that make high-end part measurement and control systems, launched a strategic merger to create a new business unit called NDC Technologies.

FXI adds new plant in Southern California


July 14, 2014 11:16 am ET

Foam products manufacturer FXI has added a manufacturing facility in Orange, Calif.

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Gingo's second act at A. Schulman came with challenges


July 11, 2014 11:58 am ET

Things were far from smooth when Joseph Gingo took the top job at A. Schulman Inc. in Fairlawn, Ohio. Almost seven years later, he's leaving Schulman in much better shape than it was when he came aboard on Jan. 1, 2008.

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BASF, Alpek swap business units as they change JV agreement


July 10, 2014 3:44 pm ET

Alpek SAB de CV, the petrochemicals arm of Mexican conglomerate Alfa Group, has signed an agreement with German giant BASF SE that changes the complexion of their 50-50 Polioles SA de CV joint venture in Mexico.

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Auto supplier ZF in talks to acquire TRW


July 10, 2014 3:38 pm ET

German automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG is in talks to acquire Livonia, Mich.-based TRW Automotive Holdings Corp., Bloomberg reports.

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Domo Chemicals buys Italian BOPA and PET film specialist


July 9, 2014 9:43 am ET

Belgian nylon producer Domo Chemicals has boosted its integrated product portfolio with the purchase of Italian specialty films maker CFP Flexible Packaging for an undisclosed sum.

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Huhtamaki buying company with plants in India and United Arab Emirates


July 8, 2014 5:08 pm ET

For Huhtamäki Oyj, the decision to buy flexible packaging maker Positive Packaging is all about going where its customers are heading.

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