Asia
RSS

Image

Better tariff strategy needed in India


July 22, 2014 12:39 pm ET

What's the best way for an emerging economy to strengthen an under-developed plastics industry? Protective tariffs around key sectors, or open the gates to global competition? India's plastics industry seems determined to try the first approach.

Image

Super typhoon ravages South China


July 21, 2014 3:58 pm ET

Super Typhoon Rammasun, the most powerful typhoon that has landed in China in four decades, has left parts of South China devastated, and the local residents and businesses are still struggling.

Image

Finding the picture-perfect use of scrap PS


July 17, 2014 12:26 pm ET

Shanghai Intco Industries Co. Ltd. was established 20 years ago in the United States as a trading company, but now based in China, the firm claims to be one of the world's largest recyclers of polystyrene waste.

Image

Samsung suspends China molder accused in child labor investigation


July 16, 2014 2:27 pm ET

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has suspended its business with a South Korean-owned molder in China in the midst of child labor allegations.

Image

Pact Group bringing forward new packaging, looking at acquisitions


July 15, 2014 11:07 am ET

Australian packaging company Pact Group Ltd.'s high density polyethylene milk bottle design is on its way to amassing a trophy cabinet full of awards.

Image

PN's Toloken wins award for investigative journalism


July 15, 2014 11:00 am ET

Plastics News Asia bureau chief Steve Toloken has been honored again for his coverage of the collapse of Feng Ping Tooling & Plastics Mfg. Co. Ltd., a Chinese tooling company with Chicago-area ties.

Malaysian packaging firm SCGM investing $3 million in new production


July 14, 2014 3:56 pm ET

Malaysian disposable packaging manufacturer SCGM Bhd is investing 10 million ringgits ($3.12 million) in a plastic cup manufacturing line.

Image

Kureha launches China PVDF plant


July 11, 2014 1:20 pm ET

Kureha Corp.'s first polyvinylidene fluoride plant outside of Japan has started production.

Image

Chen Hsong hopes two-platen sales offset weakness in emerging markets


July 8, 2014 4:12 pm ET

Difficulties in China and key emerging markets hurt profits for Hong Kong-based injection press maker Chen Hsong Holding Ltd. in its most recent fiscal year, but the company pointed to positive developments in selling large two-platen machines that...

Image

India seeks anti-dumping duties against Taiwanese machines


July 7, 2014 4:48 pm ET

The Indian plastics machinery industry is asking its government to impose anti-dumping duties against injection molding machines from Taiwan, its largest source of such imports, an Indian industry trade association told Plastics News.

Upcoming Plastics News Events

September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014Plastics Caps & Closures 2014

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events

Newsletters

Select from the list below to subscribe to customized Plastics News e-mail news alerts. Check the options you wish to receive.

View samples of all eNewsletters »

More Newsletters