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BPI expects solid first half despite glitches in North American film production


July 2, 2014 1:38 pm ET

Film maker British Polythene Industries plc said it expects stronger first half results for the first half of 2014, despite a setback in North America.

RKW acquires subsidiary of WKI Group


June 26, 2014 11:42 am ET

RKW, a Germany-based films and flexible packaging company, has announced that it is taken over the business operations of Biofol Film, a subsidiary of the WKI Group, following approval by the German Anti-Trust Commission.

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Jain Irrigation hikes capacity, supplies huge micro-irrigation project


June 25, 2014 3:51 pm ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd. recently expanded its PVC tubing plant capacity to 200,000 metric tons per year.

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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.

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Pipe maker Finolex to expand in eastern India


June 13, 2014 10:28 am ET

MUMBAI, INDIA — Finolex Industries Ltd. has increased capacity of its PVC pipe plant in Maser, India. The plant became operational in March 2013 with annual capacity of 30,000 metric tonnes.

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Green Leaf bringing molding back to Indiana from China


June 9, 2014 4:47 pm ET

An injection molder specializing in liquid handling products is bringing most of its production back to the United States from China.

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Kingfa sees major boost of PBSA film usage


June 5, 2014 1:04 pm ET

Millions of acres of farmland in China are growing opportunities for Kingfa Sci. & Tech. Co. Ltd.'s biodegradable plastics business.

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Myers selling lawn & garden business, buying blow molder Scepter


June 2, 2014 12:23 pm ET

Myers Industries Inc. plans to boost its stake in plastic fuel tanks in an acquisition of Scepter Corp. and Scepter Manufacturing LLC.

GSE enters Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to complete sale


May 5, 2014 11:50 am ET

GSE Environmental Inc. filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code on May 4, according to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del.

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RKW buys Hyplast, folds into RKW Agri


April 15, 2014 11:13 am ET

RKW SE, a Germany-based films and flexible packaging group, has announced it has acquired Belgium's Hyplast NV.

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