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RV supplier buys thermoforming assets


February 28, 2014 2:40 pm ET

Chasing growth in the recreational vehicle industry, Drew Industries Inc. plans to boost its stake in thermoformed RV components through an acquisition.

Recycling equipment maker NGR acquires majority stake in Dr. Collin


February 28, 2014 2:34 pm ET

NGR Next Generation Recyclingmaschinen GmbH has acquired a majority stake in German specialty machinery maker Dr. Collin GmbH.

Constar's British operations sold to private investment group


February 26, 2014 10:15 am ET

The British arm of Constar International Holdings LLC has been purchased by Sherburn Acquisitions for 4.3 million pounds ($7.1 million) after its U.S. parent collapsed into bankruptcy following the loss a contract with PepsiCo.

KP Building Products buying window and door maker


February 25, 2014 2:39 pm ET

KP Building Products Ltd. is close to acquiring substantially all of the assets of Farley Group Inc., a manufacturer of PVC and aluminum–hybrid windows and patio doors.

Sale of JCI's headliners and visors unit may signal more turmoil for interiors


February 24, 2014 11:45 am ET

A deal to sell Johnson Controls Inc.'s headliners and sun visors unit will allow the company to focus more tightly on its strengths: batteries and seats, but offers worrisome hints that the auto industry's interiors sector -- which includes headliners, instrument panels, door panels and the like -- remains a financial black hole.

Amcor’s Detmold acquisition to go ahead


February 21, 2014 12:15 pm ET

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Australia’s competition watchdog, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), will not oppose Amcor Ltd.’s proposed A$50 million acquisition of Detmold Flexibles Pty. Ltd., a unit of Adelaide-based Detmold Group.

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Milacron buys Kortec


February 19, 2014 3:28 pm ET

Milacron LLC has made another acquisition, picking up Kortec Inc., a supplier of coinjection molding technology for making barrier packaging, the machinery maker announced Feb. 19. The deal makes Milacron a major provider of fully integrated,...

JCI to sell headliner, sun visor business to private equity firm


February 19, 2014 10:49 pm ET

Johnson Controls Inc. plans to sell its headliner and sun visor business to an affiliate of Atlas Holdings LLC, a private equity firm based in Greenwich, Conn.

Audia buying liquid masterbatch plant from BASF


February 19, 2014 3:41 pm ET

Audia International — owner of three U.S.-based materials firms — is buying a liquid masterbatch plant in France from BASF SE.

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Elkhart Plastics buys El Monte Plastics


February 18, 2014 1:09 pm ET

Rotational molder Elkhart Plastics Inc. has purchased the assets of El Monte Plastics Inc., including two rotomolding factories located a mile apart in the western Ohio town of Ohio City.

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