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Automation demand in Asia spurs equipment suppliers


October 14, 2014 6:00 am ET

Taiwanese automation specialist We Technology Automation Co. Ltd. plans to build a factory in Ningbo, China, with an eye to quenching the strong cross-straits appetite for robots.

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Taipei Plas vandal unveils his identity


October 9, 2014 5:11 pm ET

The mystery man who splashed red paint in German automation specialist Baumüller's Taipei Plas booth has revealed his identity to Plastics News, but the plot is only getting thicker.

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International exhibitors still have questions about Plastindia move


October 8, 2014 4:33 pm ET

The Plastindia exhibition officially announced Oct. 7 that it's moving from New Delhi to Gujarat, but the sudden shift of venue four months before the mega-show starts continues to leave questions for some international exhibitors.

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BASF makes its biggest single investment in India with PU facility


October 8, 2014 12:13 pm ET

BASF SE has opened its $189.6 million chemical production complex at Dahej in Gujarat, India, which is its biggest ever single investment in the country.

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India's press market poised for dramatic growth


October 3, 2014 11:38 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — India's injection molding press industry is poised for dramatic growth in the current year on the strength of the stable and new Narendra Modi government.

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Chem-Trend plans international expansion


October 2, 2014 4:06 pm ET

Chem-Trend LP has outlined several more expansion projects for its mold release agents, process aids and specialty lubricants.

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Integrated plastic/metal injection molding helps cars trim weight


October 2, 2014 11:17 am ET

Although it consumes a scant 9 percent of European plastics production, the auto industry is driving plastics research in the region, said Mathias Weber, head of the injection molding department at the Institute of Plastics Processing at Germany's...

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Blow molding machinery maker opens first plant in Taiwan


October 1, 2014 1:27 pm ET

Taiwanese equipment maker Kin Precision Industry Co. Ltd. has opened a 2,000-square-meter, 25-employee factory in Taichung, Taiwan, with an eye to conquering new markets.

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Amcor planning more growth in Asia


September 30, 2014 10:24 am ET

Flexible packaging firm Amcor Ltd. is rapidly expanding its presence in the Asian market. The company's top official in the region said it will soon announce plans for a new plant.

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Uflex to build large flexible packaging plant in western India


September 30, 2014 10:01 am ET

Flexible packaging company Uflex Ltd. is planning a major new plant in the western Indian state of Gujarat.

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