Mergers & Acquisitions


Smithers Group has long recipe for success

February 19, 2015 1:57 pm ET

As a young boy, Michael Hochschwender remembers his father teaching him how to tie his shoes while he sat on a step in his dad’s office.


IPEG sells Rapid Granulator to Sweden's Lifco

February 18, 2015 3:39 pm ET

Rapid Granulator has a new owner, Lifco AB of Enköping, Sweden.


MDI buys dip molder Galow

February 18, 2015 9:52 am ET

Molded Devices Inc. has acquired another dip molder and coater — Galow Plastics of Oshkosh, Wis. ― and added five Arburg injection molding presses in its Tempe, Ariz., facility.


Pret completes Wellman acquisition, reveals details

February 18, 2015 10:38 am ET

Just days before China shuts down for the week-long Spring Festival, Shanghai Pret Composites Co. Ltd. announced it has completed the acquisition of U.S. recycler WPR Holdings LLC, revealing many details of the transaction including board changes.


TransNav, Rompa Group form JV covering Europe, North America

February 17, 2015 5:28 pm ET

TransNav Inc, of New Baltimore, Mich., and the Tilburg, Netherlands-based Rompa Group have established an injection molding and thermoforming joint venture covering Europe and the Americas.


Patrick Industries buys RV supplier Better Way Partners

February 17, 2015 5:16 pm ET

Building products producer and distributor Patrick Industries Inc. continues to ride the vigorous recreational vehicle market in the state of Indiana.


Packaging giant RPC buying Dutch blow molder PET Power BV

February 16, 2015 10:52 am ET

Packaging giant RPC Group plc has continued its investment and growth in the PET sector through the acquisition of Etten-Leur, the Netherlands-based PET Power BV.


Spain's Teknia acquires Serbian injection molder

February 16, 2015 10:11 am ET

Spanish auto parts manufacturer Teknia Manufacturing Group SL has announced it has acquired the Serbian plastics injection molding and metal stamping business Promotor Irva Ltd. in Kragujevac.


Reorganization set for Romania's Oltchim following failed sale attempt

February 13, 2015 9:33 am ET

Yet another attempt by the government of Romania to privatize the insolvent national PVC producer Oltchim SA has failed after none of four potential buyers submitted a firm bid by the deadline.


TriEnda poised to explore new markets, products under new ownership

February 12, 2015 3:01 pm ET

Thermoformer TriEnda Holdings LLC has a new lease on life under new ownership.

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