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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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Windsor looking to finalize extrusion-related acquisition or JV


June 13, 2014 10:40 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — After completing the acquisition of Italtech SpA, Ahmedabad, India-based Windsor Machines Ltd. has started working towards its next joint venture or acquisition.

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India’s Encraft expanding PVC door and window capacity


June 13, 2014 10:50 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — PVC door and window profile maker Encraft India Pvt. Ltd. is expanding its Dehradun, India, plant. The Delhi-headquartered company added a new extrusion line and two mixing lines in January.

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Singapore stabilizer maker bullish on India


June 13, 2014 10:35 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — Singapore-based specialty stabilizer producer Sun Ace Kakoh (PTE) Ltd. is bullish on growth in India market.

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Pipe maker Finolex to expand in eastern India


June 13, 2014 10:28 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — Finolex Industries Ltd. has increased capacity of its PVC pipe plant in Maser, India. The plant became operational in March 2013 with annual capacity of 30,000 metric tonnes.

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