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Corbion Purac collaboration taking bioplastics into even more uses


October 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Corbion Purac NV's collaboration with Taiwan-headquartered compounder Supla Co. Ltd. and Taiwan electronics producer Kuender & Co. is paying dividends, with the debut of what it claims is the world's first bioplastic touch screen computer housing at ...

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OnePlastics Group brand created to cover seven different plastics firms


October 17, 2014 9:48 am ET

A Dublin-based company is launching a new brand to unify its plastics businesses into a single entity called OnePlastics Group.

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Taiwan's machinery makers look to speed development of all-electrics


October 15, 2014 11:25 am ET

Taiwan's large plastics machinery industry faces a challenge — less than 10 percent of its equipment uses the more eco-friendly all-electric technology favored by high-tech customers like the computer and medical industries.

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Peiyu looks at Vietnam expansion


October 15, 2014 11:21 am ET

Taiwanese packaging firm Peiyu Plastics Corp. is making a big bet on Vietnam, with plans to significantly upgrade its factory there to tap local markets and use it as a base to get around Taiwan's relative political isolation in world trade deals.

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Cosmo Films evaluating coating in US


October 14, 2014 6:00 am ET

Cosmo Films Ltd. may start chemical coating of films in the United States.

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Taiwanese bioplastics maker gets cash infusion


October 14, 2014 6:00 am ET

A cash injection of more than $10 million from a new owner has Taiwanese bioplastics firm Green Miracle Technology Co. Ltd. planning for a new compounding factory, after opening molding and extrusion plants in mainland China this year.

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iPhone 6, other smartphones may boost Taiwan's plastics market for late 2014


October 14, 2014 6:00 am ET

Taiwan's plastics and rubber machinery industry, one of the world's largest exporters of plastics equipment, is projecting a modest recovery in the second half of the year, led by sales of the iPhone 6 and other smartphones.

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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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