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Storage tank maker goes public in Mexico


December 10, 2014 3:14 pm ET

Grupo Rotoplas SAB de CV is hoping to raise $250 million through the stock offering.

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Private equity firm partners with Hoover Container for 'next stage of growth'


December 3, 2014 12:27 pm ET

Hoover Container Solutions Inc. is taking on a new financial partner, the Houston-based maker of intermediate bulk containers and tanks said.

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RPC Group buying Iceland's Promens


November 27, 2014 8:46 am ET

In a major acquisition that combines two rigid packaging companies with international footprints, RPC Group plc has signed a 399 million euro ($497 million) deal to buy Promens Group AS.

UK court hearing case of rotomolding worker killed in 280 C oven


November 21, 2014 9:00 am ET

The management at a United Kingdom rotational molding plant are facing criminal charges for the death of a worker who was trapped inside a 280 Celsius oven.

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Color mixer introduced for powder


November 7, 2014 6:00 am ET

Liquid color has been used in injection molding for years, but at Rotoplas, Reduction Engineering Scheer Inc. introduced an inline color mixer for use during pulverizing of powder for rotational molding.

CNC machining centers evolving


November 7, 2014 6:00 am ET

CNC machining centers for rotational molding are evolving to fully enclosed milling machines with shuttle tables, said Adam Covington, sales engineer of Ferry Industries Inc.

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Persico displays spider framework alternative


November 6, 2014 8:22 am ET

Speakers from two European rotational mold makers — one from Italy, the other from Germany — described how to design molds without the big metal supporting framework, known as the spider, at the Rotoplas conference.

Powder King shows off pulverizer


November 6, 2014 8:19 am ET

Powder King LLC showed a full-scale version of its PKA-18 laboratory-sized pulverizer at Rotoplas. The machine can produce 50 to 100 pounds of powder an hour.

Air cooling for new pulverizer technology


November 6, 2014 8:16 am ET

Orenda Automation Technologies Inc. unveiled its new pulverizer technology at Rotoplas — using air cooling instead of water for the first time, officials said.

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Louisiana molder expands into former Yoo-hoo bottling plant


October 31, 2014 1:51 pm ET

Noble Plastics Inc. plans to expand its manufacturing capabilities with the purchase of a former Yoo-hoo bottling plant in Opelousas, La., eight miles away from its current facility.

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