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Auction set for equipment from profile extruder Profilex


April 3, 2014 1:54 pm ET

Profile extrusion equipment from a failed business in Newmarket, Ontario, will be auctioned off on April 16.

Plastic pipe giant ADS plans to go public


April 2, 2014 3:26 pm ET

Plastics pipe giant Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. plans to make an initial public offering of stock, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing made by the Hilliard, Ohio-based company.

Brief filed in latest JM Eagle legal case


March 31, 2014 11:54 am ET

Phillips & Cohen LLP, the law firm accused of defamation and trade libel by JM Eagle, has hired an outside legal team, which has filed a motion in a California state court seeking to strike the PVC pipe maker's lawsuit.

Fire at Wyoming pipe plant under investigation


March 28, 2014 3:17 pm ET

Arson investigators are looking into the cause of a March 27 fire that swept through a storage yard at a WL Plastics Corp. facility in Mills, Wyo., destroying a large amount of high density polyethylene pipe and two utility poles.

Deceuninck expanding in Turkey


March 25, 2014 10:41 am ET

Deceuninck Group, the European vinyl profile extruder, plans to invest around 20 million euros ($27.6 million) to expand its manufacturing operations in Turkey over the next two years.

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Finding the right employees a key for Reschcor


March 19, 2014 2:31 pm ET

Reschcor Inc., No. 4 on Plastics News' Best Places to Work ranking, uses a variety of screening tools when hiring employees: background checks, personal and professional references, competency tests, drug tests, even behavioral assessments. But the...

Pipe maker Lesso benefits from urbanization in China


March 18, 2014 3:54 pm ET

China’s largest plastic pipe maker, Lesso Group Holdings Ltd., said the quickening pace of urbanization in the country kept demand for its building materials solid and pushed sales up 20 percent last year, to 13.07 billion Chinese yuan ($2.15 billion).

UK's Polypipe set for London stock market float


March 18, 2014 10:06 am ET

Polypipe Ltd., the privately-owned Doncaster, England-based manufacturer of plastic piping systems, announced March 18 that it plans to float on the London Stock Exchange next month.

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Granulator maker Avian opening US factory in Chicago


March 14, 2014 1:47 pm ET

Granulating equipment manufacturer Avian Group will open a factory in Chicago this year, and plans to move its headquarters there in the near future.

Surging profit leads to stock split for Westlake Chemical


March 14, 2014 12:48 pm ET

Robust financial results have led Westlake Chemical Corp. to initiate a 2-for-1 stock split.

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