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Freudenberg-NOK completes urethane capacity expansion


June 24, 2014 10:25 am ET

Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies GmbH & Co. has completed a capacity expansion at its facility in Schwalmstadt, Germany, to support the development of its new polyurethane line.

Eaton to pay $147.5 million to resolve 'litigation issues' with Triumph Group


June 19, 2014 10:57 am ET

Power management company Eaton Corp. announced June 18 that it will pay $147.5 million to resolve “all litigation issues” with Triumph Group Inc. that were pending in Mississippi and North Carolina.

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Lightweight solar-powered plane soars


June 2, 2014 9:48 am ET

A solar-powered plane featuring polyurethane components for light-weighting made its inaugural flight overnight.

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Private equity backing will provide funds for growth at EPTAM Plastics


May 21, 2014 1:19 pm ET

A management team led by President Jeff Hollinger is joining with Boston-based private equity firm New Heritage Capital LLC in a recapitalization of EPTAM Plastics Ltd., a fabricator of precision-machined plastics components.

Sumitomo Bakelite buying injection molder Vaupell Holdings


April 24, 2014 7:37 pm ET

Private equity firm H.I.G. Capital LLC of Miami has entered into a definitive agreement to sell plastics processor Vaupell Holdings Inc. to Sumitomo Bakelite Co. Ltd. of Tokyo. The purchase will boost Sumitomo Bakelite's stake in aerospace and medical molding.

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TenCate forms high-performance resin partnership for future aerospace work


April 11, 2014 1:07 pm ET

Netherlands-headquartered TenCate Advanced Composites has partnered with high-performance resin supplier Performance Polymer Solutions Inc. to develop and market prepreg materials to the aerospace industry, TenCate announced April 11.

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Plastic components featured in new solar-powered plane project


April 10, 2014 1:45 pm ET

Bayer MaterialScience AG and Solvay Group are supplying plastic materials for the new Solar Impulse ultralight plane in preparation for the first fuel-free around-the-world flight.

Simona buys Boltaron, expands North America presence


April 1, 2014 4:08 pm ET

Simona AG plans to expand its specialty sheet business by acquiring Boltaron Performance Products LLC, its second sheet acquisition in recent months.

Precision Engineered Products buys Connecticut Plastics


March 27, 2014 5:38 pm ET

Precision Engineered Products LLC is expanding its plastics machining capabilities with the acquisition of Connecticut Plastics of Wallingford, Conn.

Conference to look at new opportunities in nanomaterials


March 14, 2014 11:46 am ET

Maturing research of nanomaterial technologies is beginning to provide new opportunities in the energy, transportation, medical and consumer product markets.

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