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Evonik invests in nanophotonics specialist Nanocomp Oy


February 3, 2015 10:27 am ET

German chemical company Evonik Industries AG has announced that it has invested in Finnish nanophotonics company Nanocomp Oy Ltd. and now holds a minority share in the company. The investment was made as part of an investment syndicate with Finnvera ...

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Samsonite adds production in Hungary, moves into smart phone cases


February 3, 2015 9:57 am ET

Samsonite-Hungária, a subsidiary of baggage manufacturer Samsonite International SA, has seen a 20 percent jump in both sales and production at its plant at Székszard in southern Hungary.

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Advanced Drainage buys Canada’s Ideal Pipe


February 2, 2015 6:04 pm ET

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. has hiked its stake in the Canadian plastic drainage pipe market by acquiring Ideal Pipe Inc., which makes high density polyethylene pipe and related accessories.

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Fenner buys Charter Medical


February 2, 2015 2:20 pm ET

Fenner plc, a reinforced polymer technology group, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Fenner Drives has completed the purchase of U.S. medical specialist Charter Medical Ltd.

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Sale to Bain will allow TI to leave behind reminders of 2009


February 2, 2015 10:21 am ET

After the signing of an agreement last week to be acquired by the private equity firm Bain Capital LLC, Auburn Hills, Mich.-based TI Automotive Ltd. is shutting the door on an industry collapse.

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French investment firm buys Alabama-based CSP Technologies


January 30, 2015 1:10 pm ET

A French investment firm has finalized a deal to buy CSP Technologies Inc., an Auburn, Ala., company that makes specialty plastics packaging.

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Lubrizol buys Brazil-based coatings technology manufacturer


January 30, 2015 11:50 am ET

Specialty chemicals company Lubrizol Corp. of Wickliffe, Ohio, said it has acquired a Brazilian company that makes coatings technology for products used in decorative paints, textiles, cement, elastomeric coatings and paper coatings.

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Lund adds to aftermarket auto products portfolio with buy of Bushwacker


January 29, 2015 2:49 pm ET

Lund International Inc. has expanded its portfolio of plastic aftermarket vehicle accessories by acquiring Bushwacker Inc.

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Chemtrusion, Mytex Indiana compounding plant set for expansion


January 29, 2015 1:35 pm ET

Japanese and American partners in a compounding plant in Indiana plan to expand the facility.

M&A deals in packaging hit record


January 28, 2015 1:49 pm ET

It's good to be in packaging these days. More precisely, it's good to be in packaging and decide to sell or merge.

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