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Promens to make major investments in China, Asia


December 13, 2013 11:02 am ET

Plastics processor Promens hf is speeding up its expansion into China and launching a broader push into Asia that will see it set up several factories there in the next few years, the company's top executive in the region said.

Fire damages South Carolina rotomolder


November 27, 2013 2:19 pm ET

Two buildings and raw materials were destroyed in a fire at the Dixie Poly Drum Corp. in Yemassee, S.C., but company officials hope to restart production on a limited basis soon.

Global rotomolder Promens to launch IPO


November 27, 2013 1:55 pm ET

Promens nf has announced it is planning to float the group's shares on the Icelandic stock market before the end of next year.

Centro to rotomold in former Green Giant plant


November 4, 2013 6:39 pm ET

Iowa-based rotational molder Centro Inc. is opening its eighth factory, and second in Wisconsin, by converting a 90,000 former Green Giant canned vegetable plant in Beaver Dam.

Elkhart Plastics expands Colorado plant


October 31, 2013 5:07 pm ET

Rotational molder Elkhart Plastics Inc. is investing $3 million to expand its factory in Littleton, Colo., and add machinery.

Mid-Michigan rotomolder plans expansion


October 3, 2013 1:58 pm ET

Jer-Den Plastics Inc., a custom rotational molder based in St. Louis, Mich., plans to expand its manufacturing facility by early 2014.

Persico opens US location, introduces 'smart' rotomolder


October 1, 2013 5:05 pm ET

CLEVELAND— Persico SpA, the Italian company that makes fully automated rotational molding machines — causing waves in the labor-intensive rotomolding sector — has introduced a new machine aimed at custom molders, and announced the creation of a U.S. operation.

Elkhart Plastics buys two Ferry rotomolding machines


September 24, 2013 1:57 pm ET

Elkhart Plastics Inc. has added two Ferry rotational molding machines and is hiring 10 new production employees at its plant in Ridgefield, Wash., which is known as Portland Plastics.

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Report probes financial condition of North American processors


September 9, 2013 3:19 pm ET

Preconditions for the Great Recession built up for about a decade, economist Peter Mooney said, and 2005 was the high-water mark for the plastic processing business in North America. Then the bottom fell out, and many segments of the market still...

Rotomolder GVL Poly follows combines to Kansas


September 5, 2013 4:09 pm ET

Like a bumper crop of corn, Litchfield, Minn.-based GVL Polymers Inc. is growing again — both physically and in terms of its bottom line, which has more than doubled in the last four years to surpass $5 million in revenue.

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