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Ply Gem consolidates plants, adds roof product


August 8, 2014 2:05 pm ET

Building materials maker Ply Gem Holdings Inc. has consolidated manufacturing operations of two facilities it acquired last year in western Canada.

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Tekni-Plex buying Tech-Seal assets


August 8, 2014 12:55 pm ET

Tekni-Plex Inc. is acquiring the assets of Tech-Seal Products Inc., a maker of closure liners and inner seals in West Virginia.

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Plaskolite buys Italian mirror sheet business, eyes European expansion


August 7, 2014 4:02 pm ET

Acrylic sheet producer Plaskolite Inc., the largest maker of mirror sheet in the United States, said August 4 that it's buying the mirror sheet business of Italian competitor Specchidea srl as part of a focus on expanding into Europe.

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Borealis buys DuPont's share of Belgium-based specialty polymers JV


August 7, 2014 2:34 pm ET

Borealis AG is buying out DuPont Co.'s two-thirds share in their Specialty Polymers Antwerp NV joint venture.

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Lubrizol buys medical extruder Vesta


August 5, 2014 12:55 pm ET

Lubrizol Corp. has ventured into the medical device market by acquiring Vesta Inc., a maker of catheters and tubing based on silicone and thermoplastics.

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Cadence buying three plants from Plainfield Precision


August 5, 2014 2:30 pm ET

Cadence Inc., a contract manufacturer of medical devices, is expanding its plastics manufacturing capabilities with the purchase of three plants from Plainfield Precision Holdings.

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Crane Group buying PVC sheet pile business


August 5, 2014 4:50 pm ET

Crane Group — which has exited several plastics businesses in recent years — has purchased the PVC sheet pile business of Shoreline Plastics LLC

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Forest products firm buys wood, vinyl windows makers


August 5, 2014 4:42 pm ET

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI), a family-owned forest products company based in Anderson, Calif., completed its purchase of HWD Acquisitions Inc., which makes Hurd and Superseal windows and doors, from the private equity firm Longroad Asset...

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Mexichem buying Vestolit for $293 million


August 5, 2014 12:59 pm ET

Mexican PVC and specialty chemicals maker Mexichem SAB de CV has agreed to buy German PVC paste producer Vestolit GmbH from investment company Strategic Value Partners LLC (SVP Global) for 219 million euros ($293 million), SVP said Aug. 5.

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Nordson buying Calif.-based medical tubing specialist Avalon


August 5, 2014 10:48 am ET

Westlake, Ohio-based Nordson Corp. said it agreed to pay $180 million for a Los Angeles company that makes catheters and medical tubing products for cardiology, pulmonology and related applications.

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