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Blow molder Exo-s completes $4 million expansion of Coldwater plant


September 2, 2014 2:58 pm ET

Custom molder Exo-s Inc. has completed a $4 million expansion of its Coldwater, Mich., blow molding operation.

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Sidel opens training center in Mexico


August 29, 2014 9:00 am ET

Swiss machinery company Sidel Group has opened a new training center in Guadalajara, Mexico, featuring a virtual factory environment, augmented reality and authentic parts that trainees can handle themselves.

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Promens closing 2 German blow molding plants


August 22, 2014 9:54 am ET

Promens hf, the Icelandic packaging group, is planning to restructure its packaging operations in Germany with the closure of two blow molding plants next year.

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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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Mauser opening joint venture in Mexico


August 18, 2014 1:27 pm ET

Mauser USA is teaming with Servicios Ambeintales Internacionales to open a new intermediate bulk container joint venture in Mexico that will include reconditioning services.

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Sustainability report shows impact of lightweighting at Dr Pepper


August 15, 2014 12:50 pm ET

There's no period in Dr Pepper and now there's less and less resin in the PET bottles that the beverage maker produces.

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Minnesota blow molder adding space and equipment


August 15, 2014 10:10 am ET

Blow Molded Specialties Inc. is expanding its capacity, taking over a nearby building to add 25,000 square feet of space for more molding and assembly.

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India's Supreme to open pipe and packaging plant


August 7, 2014 10:32 am ET

One of India's largest plastics processors, Supreme Industries Ltd., plans to open a PVC pipe and packaging plant in West Bengal state in its current fiscal year, as part of an effort to boost capital spending by one-third to 200 crore rupee ($33.27 ...

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New technology molds plastic with consumable liquid


July 31, 2014 9:40 am ET

A new blow molding and filling technology called LiquiForm has been announced that uses pressurized consumable liquid instead of compressed air to form plastic containers.

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Italian machinery exports up


July 16, 2014 11:40 am ET

The Italian trade association for plastic and rubber processing equipment makers, Assocomaplast, has announced that exports are up by almost 9 percentage points compared to the January-March period of 2013.

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