Indian masterbatch makers growing locally and thinking globally

February 27, 2015 1:30 pm ET

GANDHINAGAR, INDIA — India’s masterbatch makers are expanding their domestic capacity to meet growing demand, as some are also moving ahead on overseas expansion.


India's Plastiblends invests $10 million in new masterbatch plant

February 19, 2015 6:00 am ET

Indian masterbatch maker Plastiblends India Ltd. is investing $10 million in a new factory in Gujarat, the company's third production facility, a top executive said in an interview at the Plastindia fair.


JSW considering manufacturing in India

February 17, 2015 4:02 pm ET

Tokyo-based Japan Steel Works Ltd. is considering setting up an injection press manufacturing plant in India, a senior JSW executive said at Plastindia.


India's Vectus wins equity investment

February 12, 2015 1:07 pm ET

Indian plastics processor Vectus Industries Ltd. is using $16.7 million in private equity investment to dramatically expand its manufacturing capacity to meet growing demand for water infrastructure like tanks and pipes.


Polyketone returning to North America

February 12, 2015 1:20 pm ET

For the first time in 15 years, polyketone resin will be commercially available in North America.


Plastindia will stay in Gandhinagar

February 11, 2015 3:29 pm ET

The Plastindia trade show announced Feb. 11 that its next edition, in 2018, will remain in Gandhinagar, rather than relocate back to New Delhi, with organizers announcing it a success in its new venue.


India's plastics industry asking for tariffs on finished goods

February 11, 2015 11:34 am ET

India's plastics industry is asking the government to raise import duties on a range of plastic products, arguing that it needs protection from manufactured goods from Southeast Asia and China, in particular.


Recycler Parc targets multi-layer laminated films with new technology

February 9, 2015 1:52 pm ET

Romeoville, Ill.-based Parc Corp. is taking a new direction to help plastics manufacturers recycle what the company calls “the unrecyclable.”


Plastic waste in Asia seen as potential threat to industry growth

February 9, 2015 3:40 pm ET

Plastics manufacturers in Asia risk seeing their growth slow unless more is done to control the increasing amount of plastics waste, particularly in packaging.


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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