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Rajoo eyes South American growth along with global JVs


April 14, 2015 10:52 am ET

Rajoo Engineers Ltd. is one of India's more diverse plastics machinery companies, manufacturing equipment for blown film, pipes, thermoforming, sheet extrusion and drip irrigation. It also has a global outlook — in the last five years, it has...

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Andersen invests $45 million in window, door production


April 9, 2015 4:14 pm ET

Window and door maker Andersen Corp. is investing $45 million to add capacity at two manufacturing facilities in Minnesota, with the bulk of the upgrades and new jobs planned for the Cottage Grove plant, which makes products from a patented...

Poland's PVC window and door producers see exports climb


April 8, 2015 10:08 am ET

Polish PVC window and door producers managed to increase their export sales by a robust 20 percent in 2014 to some 600 million euros ($651.2 million).

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Inoex provides an 'Advantage' in on-the-fly pipe changes


April 8, 2015 9:34 am ET

Inoex LLC has debuted pipe technologies in North America that drastically cut downtime in pipe-diameter changeovers, and that simplify precise pipe diameter measurement.

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North American Pipe unit lab to focus on 'modern, innovative' formulations


March 31, 2015 3:25 pm ET

North American Specialty Products LLC — a unit of North American Pipe Corp. — has opened a new material science lab in Leola, Pa.

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Uponor sells plastic pipe machinery business to focus on core units


March 30, 2015 2:13 pm ET

Uponor Corp., the Finland-based maker of plastic pipe systems for plumbing, underfloor heating and cooling and infrastructure, announced March 30 that its subsidiary, Uponor Infra Oy, has sold its machinery business, Extron Engineering Oy, to...

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Hall of Fame: Lupke fought copycats in corrugator industry


March 22, 2015 6:00 am ET

Manfred Lupke, a German immigrant to Canada, had never seen a pipe corrugator before when his new employer asked him to make one. He knew nothing.

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Norres investing in hose production


March 20, 2015 9:19 am ET

Germany's Norres Schlauchtechnik GmbH has launched a program to invest a little more than $3 million to double its capacity and upgrade at least one factory.

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Vista Windows expands in Georgia


March 10, 2015 4:06 pm ET

Vista Windows Co. has expanded in Swainsboro, Ga., with a new 57,000-square foot facility and plans to create 50 jobs and invest $2 million into the operation in the next year.

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Bigger doors, windows gain appeal


March 5, 2015 11:43 am ET

Door and window manufacturers are continuing to super-size product lines to make a grander first impression at main entrances and to expand vista views of the outdoors and patio areas.

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