Plastics per capita & growth, by world region (2011-16)
May 10, 2013 4:49 pm ET
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Free-trade agreements often have winners and losers within industries, but two recent trade deals with South Korea seem to be helping European and U.S. plastics equipment makers pick up market share in that country,...
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Several of South Korea's largest plastics equipment makers are making sizable investments to expand their domestic factories, making a bet in part that they can maintain competitiveness by improving efficiency at home...
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — China's plastics machinery industry is making a push into South Korea, one of Asia's largest markets, with the Chinese taking on a much bigger presence at Korea's national plastics exhibition and some reporting rapidly...
INCHEON, SOUTH KOREA — South Korean cosmetics packaging maker Yonwoo Co. Ltd. has grown from $20 million in sales in 2002 to $150 million last year, and the company gives a lot of credit to one key strategy — a financial commitment to...
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Large South Korean plastic container maker Lock & Lock Inc. is investing $30 million in an injection molding factory in Vietnam — its fifth worldwide — as the company increasingly targets inland China and Southeast Asia for growth.
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Austrian press maker Engel Holding GmbH is doubling capacity at its South Korean factory.
LONDON — Rapak, a maker of bag-in-box packaging and filling systems, has opened a new plant in Chachoengsao, Thailand.
HURTH, GERMANY -- The “lion's share” of capital investment in bio-based polymers through 2020 will happen in Asia and South America because of better access to feedstocks and a favorable political framework, according to a new study from Germany's Nova Institute.
HONG KONG — Imagine if Walt Disney Co. owned injection molding factories and you get some idea of the business model of one of China's largest toy makers, Guangdong Alpha Animation & Culture Co. Ltd.
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