Mergers & Acquisitions


Composite One approaches $1 billion sales mark with Nexeo deal

June 12, 2014 3:29 pm ET

Composites One LLC has bought the composites distribution business of Nexeo Solutions LLC for an undisclosed price.


Canadian mold maker buying Mexico firm

June 11, 2014 11:45 am ET

GUADALAJARA, MEXICO — Canadian mold maker I Thibault Inc. is in advanced negotiations to buy an established Mexican mold-making company.


China's Goodbaby International buying Evenflo

June 11, 2014 11:54 am ET

A Chinese major in durable infant products is poised to acquire North American production assets.


Constar's Dutch plant sold to UTB Industry

June 11, 2014 11:04 am ET

UTB Industry, situated in Waalwijk in the Netherlands, has taken over the Zevenaar, Netherlands-based operations of PET blow molder Constar International Holdings LLC.


C+K expands with acquisition of 'friendly' rival Speck Plastics

June 10, 2014 4:44 pm ET

Thermoformer C+K Plastics recently purchased the assets and customer list of a former rival, Speck Plastics Inc. of Nazareth, Pa., and it has consolidated Speck's operations into the C+K facility in Metuchen, N.J.

Veka purchases PVC processing plant

June 9, 2014 9:22 am ET

Veka Recycling Ltd. has added a waste PVC collection and processing facility to its United Kingdom operation with the acquisition of family-run Trafford Services for an undisclosed sum.


Washington Penn buys specialty compounded PP business from ExxonMobil

June 6, 2014 9:11 pm ET

Polypropylene compounding leader Washington Penn Plastic Co. has grown even more in that market by acquiring the North American specialty compounded PP products business of ExxonMobil Chemical Co.

Emerald Performance Materials sold to private equity firm

June 5, 2014 2:36 pm ET

New York private equity firm American Securities LLC said it has partnered with management to acquire Emerald Performance Materials LLC, a specialty chemicals company in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners Inc.

JFJ Mold Processors up for sale

June 5, 2014 12:23 pm ET

An automotive injection molder in Windsor, Ontario, is for sale.


A. Schulman buying most of Ferro's specialty plastics business

June 4, 2014 10:07 am ET

Less than a year after ending its effort to acquire Ferro Corp., A. Schulman Inc. is acquiring most of that firm's Specialty Plastics business for $91 million in cash. Ferro, meantime, announced that it is looking for a buyer for its polymer...

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