Injection Molding


Koller-Craft adds a Baxter robot

January 16, 2015 10:32 am ET

Baxter the collaborative robot has come to another plastics processor: Koller-Craft Plastics in Fenton, Mo.


India's Motherson builds car mirror molding plants in Michigan, China

January 15, 2015 5:12 pm ET

Global auto parts molder Samvardhana Motherson Reflectec is spending $40 million on a plant expansion in Michigan that will nearly double its North American capacity for rearview mirrors.


Thermoset molder expanding in Mississippi

January 15, 2015 3:01 pm ET

Custom molder Suburban Plastics Co. plans to double the size of its Grenada, Miss., facility, adding 25,000 square feet to its existing building.


Wisconsin Thermoset Molding, Rose Polymer Composites merge

January 14, 2015 4:57 pm ET

Two Wisconsin thermoset molders have merged.


Roechling buys HPT to expand presence in pharmaceutical packaging

January 13, 2015 4:55 pm ET

Global plastics processor Roechling Engineering Plastics KG is beefing up its presence in pharmaceutical packaging by acquiring German molder HPT Hochwertige Pharmatechnik GmbH & Co. KG.


Smart car's PC roof absorbs energy, improves fuel economy

January 13, 2015 10:43 am ET

Munich, Germany-based automotive parts company Webasto AG has supplied the world's largest injection-molded, transparently coated car roof with an infrared absorber states Bayer MaterialScience (BMS).


Private equity firm buys U.S. Farathane Corp.

January 12, 2015 4:20 pm ET

Private equity firm the Gores Group has acquired Auburn Hills, Mich.-based injection molder U.S. Farathane Corp. for more than $500 million. Farathane was the 2005 Plastics News Processor of the Year.


Polaris Industries factory in Alabama will house injection molding

January 12, 2015 5:35 pm ET

Polaris Industries Inc. is expanding its manufacturing capabilities to the southeastern United States with plans to build a 600,000-square-foot facility in Huntsville, Ala., to focus on off-road vehicle production.


Medical molder Balda dealing with litigation over US operations

January 9, 2015 3:20 pm ET

Germany-based injection molder Balda AG is dealing with a legal dispute with two managers — and former owners — of Balda's U.S. molding operations.


Private equity firm buying Myers' lawn and garden business

January 9, 2015 1:38 pm ET

Myers Industries Inc. said Jan. 8 that it agreed to sell the segment to private equity firm Wingate Partners V LP of Dallas. It agreed to a $115 million sale price and expects to close the deal early this year after customary closing conditions.

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