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Nissei ASB to spend $50 million for new India factory, eyes global tech centers


February 9, 2015 2:39 pm ET

Japanese blow molding equipment maker Nissei ASB Machine Co. Ltd. plans to spend $50 million on a new factory in India, to turn it into a larger export base and meet local demand.

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Take a closer look at Stihl, other winning firms


February 6, 2015 12:32 pm ET

Take a video tour of the 2014 Processor of the Year winner Stihl Inc. along with video visits to other PN Excellence Award winners Evco Plastics Inc, Prism Plastics Inc. and Nicolet Plastics Inc.

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Silgan narrowing down list of sites for new plastics plants


February 5, 2015 3:06 pm ET

Silgan Holdings Inc. is investing millions of dollars in a pair of new plastic container plants as part of the company's overall push to improve operations.

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Bottled water poised to become top US drink category


February 3, 2015 3:00 pm ET

Bottled water experienced remarkable growth in 2014 and is predicted to have another strong year again in 2015 as the beverage continues a march toward becoming the nation's largest drink category.

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Replenish bottle idea may be on leading edge of large-scale success


February 3, 2015 1:30 pm ET

The inventor of the Replenish bottle has spent the last seven years — including fulltime the last five years — working toward the success of the refillable plastic bottle system that he believes is on the cusp of large scale success.

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Sale to Bain will allow TI to leave behind reminders of 2009


February 2, 2015 10:21 am ET

After the signing of an agreement last week to be acquired by the private equity firm Bain Capital LLC, Auburn Hills, Mich.-based TI Automotive Ltd. is shutting the door on an industry collapse.

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African equity fund invests in Kenya's General Plastics


January 28, 2015 4:24 pm ET

An African investment fund specializing in agriculture has invested in Kenyan packaging firm General Plastics Ltd. to provide funds to expand in the region, the companies announced Jan. 28.

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Bain buying TI Automotive


January 27, 2015 8:49 am ET

After months of speculation, Auburn Hills, Mich.-based TI Automotive Ltd. entered into an agreement Tuesday to be acquired by private equity firm Bain Capital LLC.

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Esterform buys Constar UK, doubles PET preform capacity


January 23, 2015 10:07 am ET

Constar UK, once part of global packaging firm Constar International Holdings LLC, has a new owner.

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Canada's ABC Group to launch Polish car parts plant


January 19, 2015 9:10 am ET

Canadian auto parts supplier ABC Group Inc. has unveiled plans to set up a new production facility in Bydgoszcz, in northwestern Poland, reports local news agency PAP.

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