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Final Plainfield plant sold to Nissha


February 9, 2015 10:41 am ET

The final injection molding plant owned by Plainfield Precision Holdings has been sold to a Japanese buyer.

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Nissei ASB to spend $50 million for new India factory, eyes global tech centers


February 9, 2015 2:39 pm ET

Japanese blow molding equipment maker Nissei ASB Machine Co. Ltd. plans to spend $50 million on a new factory in India, to turn it into a larger export base and meet local demand.

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Study: Indian plastics industry to grow 10 percent a year through 2018


February 6, 2015 2:47 pm ET

India's plastics processing sector is expected to grow 10 percent a year through 2018, although from a small base, as the manufacturing industry and economy shows signs of rebounding, according to industry statistics released at the Plastindia trade ...

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Sumitomo to open plant in Moldova


February 6, 2015 11:59 am ET

Japanese cable manufacturer Sumitomo Electric Industries Inc. has unveiled plans to set up a new production facility in Chisinau, the capital of Moldova, creating between 1,000 and 2,500 new jobs at the plant, the country's government said in a...

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Indian distributor of Chinese presses to form manufacturing JV


February 6, 2015 11:03 am ET

The Indian distributor of a Chinese injection molding press maker is set to form a press manufacturing joint venture at Coimbatore in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Study: TPEs gaining in popularity


February 6, 2015 10:44 am ET

Germany-based research group Ceresana says thermoplastic elastomers are increasingly replacing other plastic materials.

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Plastindia opens, but verdict not in yet on new location


February 5, 2015 3:37 pm ET

The controversy surrounding the Plastindia trade show's last-minute move halfway across India — which led to lawsuits from domestic companies and major questions from international partners — may finally get a chance to be put to rest as ...

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Sabic, Indian government start training program for molding machine operators


February 2, 2015 3:57 pm ET

CHENNAI, INDIA — Saudi Basic Industries Corp. and an Indian government agency have launching a program to train machine operators in plastics processing and close a skills gap in the sector.

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Fatalities reported in fire at Bangladesh factory


January 31, 2015 2:43 pm ET

At least a dozen people were reportedly killed in a fire that raced through a plastics factory in Bangladesh’s capital of Dhaka Saturday, with scores injured.

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Hyundai Mobis investing $24 million to expand in Slovakia


January 22, 2015 9:28 am ET

South Korean auto parts maker Hyundai Mobis has unveiled plans to invest about 21 million euros ($24.1 million) to modernize and expand the output capacity of its production facility in Gbeľany, in Slovakia's northern part.

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