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Shini pushes into western China


September 29, 2014 4:28 pm ET

Despite intellectual-property brigands, Taiwan's Shini Plastics Technologies Inc. is zestfully pursuing the enormous Chinese market for plastics auxiliary equipment.

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Japan's parts makers face challenges as carmakers expand supply base


September 29, 2014 11:01 am ET

For all their size and success, Japanese auto suppliers that rocketed to global dominance on the coattails of their No. 1 customer, Toyota Motor Corp., face a perilous new reality.

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Clariant extends reach into Asia with acquisition


September 29, 2014 9:54 am ET

Clariant International Ltd. is buying VitaPac (HK) Industrial Ltd., a Hong Kong-based company which produces desiccant packets for the healthcare packaging market.

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India changes its mind, again: PlastIndia will be in Gujarat


September 27, 2014 1:37 pm ET

TAIPEI, TAIWAN — Less than five months before the opening of India's largest plastics show, PlastIndia, its organizers have decided — again — to move it, this time from New Delhi to a just-finished exhibition center in the western...

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Global giant Foxconn to make, sell molding machines


September 26, 2014 2:48 pm ET

For years, Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group has been the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, with more than 1 million employees worldwide churning out smartphones, tablets and gadgets for nearly every company in the global...

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PolyOne opens new plant in India


September 23, 2014 3:11 pm ET

North American compounding leader PolyOne Corp. has opened a new plant in Pune, India.

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Poland's Boryszew to work with Mitsui on lightweight auto parts


September 22, 2014 10:12 am ET

European plastics car parts maker Boryszew Group has signed a letter of intent to work with the Japanese investment and trading conglomerate Mitsui & Co. in developing lightweight automotive parts.

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Auxiliary maker Piovan to start assembly operation in India


September 8, 2014 2:24 pm ET

MUMBAI — Italian auxiliary equipment manufacturer Piovan SpA is eying the growing auxiliary market in India, and now plans to start assembling some equipment there before the end of the year.

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Nu-Vu Conair expanding Ahmedabad plant


September 5, 2014 1:43 pm ET

MUMBAI — Ahmedabad, India-based auxiliary machine making joint venture Nu-Vu Conair Pvt. Ltd is expanding its facility by adding new land for additional production capabilities.

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Haitian's standardization efforts paying off


August 29, 2014 9:53 am ET

Streamlined design efforts and robust export sales helped propel Ningbo, China-based injection molding machine manufacturer Haitian International Holdings Ltd. to strong profits in the first half of 2014, the company announced in its interim...

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