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Chen Hsong hopes two-platen sales offset weakness in emerging markets


July 8, 2014 4:12 pm ET

Difficulties in China and key emerging markets hurt profits for Hong Kong-based injection press maker Chen Hsong Holding Ltd. in its most recent fiscal year, but the company pointed to positive developments in selling large two-platen machines that...

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India seeks anti-dumping duties against Taiwanese machines


July 7, 2014 4:48 pm ET

The Indian plastics machinery industry is asking its government to impose anti-dumping duties against injection molding machines from Taiwan, its largest source of such imports, an Indian industry trade association told Plastics News.

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India's machinery makers seek continued tariff targeting Chinese equipment


June 26, 2014 2:36 pm ET

After winning steep tariffs against Chinese-made injection molding machines, India's domestic machinery industry is accusing the Chinese of continuing to “dump” equipment by using factories in third countries.

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Taiwanese molder Tong Yang invests $100 million in auto parts expansion


June 24, 2014 3:11 pm ET

Taiwanese automotive plastics processor Tong Yang Industrial Co. Ltd., which claims to be one of the world's largest makers of plastic aftermarket parts, is adding a new molding plant and a research and development center in Taiwan this year.

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Germany's RKW sees Asia as its 'next big growth'


June 24, 2014 11:42 am ET

SHANGHAI — Most of the capacity growth for large German plastic film manufacturer RKW since 2010 has come from a push into global markets, particularly in North America and North Africa. Now, with its first Chinese plant opening by the end of...

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BASF boosting capacity in China


June 20, 2014 11:45 am ET

With three expansion projects coming on stream at its Pudong campus in Shanghai, BASF SE is bringing significant capacity increases for engineering resin compounds and polyurethane materials and components.

MMI opens new plant in India


June 20, 2014 9:39 am ET

Michigan Manufacturing International has announced both the opening of a new manufacturing plant in Hosur, India, and the appointment of two new executives.

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Dorel Industries buying juvenile business of Hong Kong's Lerado Group


June 16, 2014 4:06 pm ET

Ten days after a major Chinese juvenile products company announced its plan to establish a North American production base, a big deal in the reverse direction was announced.

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Coveris buys UK maker of plastic-lined food packaging


June 16, 2014 3:36 pm ET

Coveris Holdings is extending its reach in the United Kingdom through the acquisition of St. Neots Packaging Ltd., a company with products that include plastic film-lined food packaging.

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Japanese auto suppliers looking at more acquisitions


June 16, 2014 11:02 am ET

Prodded by a stagnant home market and fast-moving rivals, Japanese suppliers are buying up foreign companies to gain quick access to new technology, customers and markets.

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