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Bayer launches PC sheet production in Guangzhou, China


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has started its new polycarbonate sheet production plant at its Guangzhou, China, site.

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Shipping slowdowns add to season's stress


December 16, 2014 4:02 pm ET

Toy companies know what they want for Christmas: an end to crippling shipping delays at West Coast ports.

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BASF breaks ground on R&D center in India


December 10, 2014 1:47 pm ET

In an effort to increase its footprint in the Asia Pacific region, German chemical company BASF SE broke ground on a new innovation campus in its Thane facility, on the outskirts of Mumbai.

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Lawsuits: Government pressured Plastindia's move to Gujarat


December 5, 2014 3:10 pm ET

The government of Gujarat — the power base of new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi — pressured the plastics industry to move its Plastindia show from its longtime home in New Delhi to Gujarat.

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Fischer-Tech partnering with Interlink for new HMI applications


December 4, 2014 12:17 pm ET

Asian molder Fischer-Tech partners with US touch screen maker Interlink

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Solvay increases production in India


December 3, 2014 12:06 pm ET

Solvay SA has announced it will ramp up resin production at its plant in Gujarat, India by 25 percent.

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Kabra, Metzerplas team up on drip irrigation for developing regions


December 2, 2014 3:38 pm ET

India's Kabra Extrusion Technik Ltd. and Israel's Metzerplas have formed a technology partnership to jointly develop drip irrigation machinery, seeing opportunities in supplying the water-saving equipment to farmers in developing countries.

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Taipei Plas vandal and German firm trade lawsuits


November 25, 2014 1:26 pm ET

Taiwan businessman Karma Tang, who splashed red paint at German firm Baumüller GmbH's Taipei Plas booth, is in a messy legal battle.

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Auxiliary equipment maker Ross expands in India


November 25, 2014 1:12 pm ET

U.S. auxiliary equipment maker Charles Ross & Son Co. is expanding in India, opening a new plant early next year in Pune.

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Onex buying packaging group SIG Combibloc


November 24, 2014 9:05 am ET

ex Corp. will buy SIG Combibloc Group, the Switzerland-based manufacturer of aseptic carton packaging and plastics closures from New Zealand's Rank Group in a deal announced Nov. 24.

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