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Mission Plastics brings new automated work cell on line


August 26, 2014 4:17 pm ET

Custom injection molder Mission Plastics Inc. and a customer have created a $1.5-million automated work cell for a medical diagnostics product.

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Sonoco buys Germany's Weidenhammer, plans for thin-walled packaging growth


August 25, 2014 1:41 pm ET

Sonoco Products Co.'s acquisition of Weidenhammer Packaging Group GmbH of Germany includes plastic packaging technology that the company is targeting for growth in the United States.

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New contract for JCI workers heads off potential strike in Ontario


August 25, 2014 3:17 pm ET

About 300 unionized workers at a Johnson Controls Inc. interiors plant in Ontario ratified a new three-year contract, heading off a potential strike at the factory and work stoppage at General Motors Co.' Oshawa assembly complex.

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Making the most of complexity


August 22, 2014 1:02 pm ET

In the global market for injection molded parts, custom molders have tried a million different ways to differentiate themselves from the pack. Make that a million and one.

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German injection molders Metz-Werke and Inotech to collaborate


August 21, 2014 11:47 am ET

German injection molding companies Metz-Werke GmbH & Co. KG and Inotech Kunststofftechnik GmbH have announced that they have joined forces to bring their clients a larger range of services.

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Enor expanding in S.C., moving toy production to U.S. from China


August 20, 2014 4:01 pm ET

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has convinced toy producer Enor Corp. to expand U.S. production at the expense of sourcing from China.

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Venture Plastics adds 720-ton press


August 20, 2014 2:03 pm ET

Venture Plastics Inc. expanded its El Paso, Texas, custom molding facility in early summer to grow sales.

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Ohio molder sold to private equity firm


August 19, 2014 5:23 pm ET

Private equity firm TVV Capital of Nashville has acquired injection molder Design Molded Plastics Inc. for an undisclosed price.

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Germany's Bolta building $50 million plating plant in Alabama


August 19, 2014 2:21 pm ET

A German company is setting up a plastics chrome plating plant in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

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Report: Graham looking to sell Infiltrator


August 19, 2014 11:32 am ET

Private equity group Graham Partners Inc. reportedly is ready to sell septic tank maker Infiltrator Systems Inc. after holding the Old Saybrook, Conn.-based company for almost nine years.

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