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.


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.


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 ...


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...


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.


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.


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 ...


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.


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.


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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