Elkhart Plastics buys El Monte Plastics

February 18, 2014 1:09 pm ET

Rotational molder Elkhart Plastics Inc. has purchased the assets of El Monte Plastics Inc., including two rotomolding factories located a mile apart in the western Ohio town of Ohio City.

Claerbout brothers recapitalize rotomolder Dutchland

January 28, 2014 7:13 pm ET

Brothers Carl and Daven Claerbout have recapitalized their Oostburg, Wis.-based rotational molder, Dutchland Plastics Corp., bringing in three investment firms and a new CEO from one of them — and Carl and Daven will remain in their roles and run the company day-to-day.


Rotoline begins U.S. assembly of rotomolding machines

January 24, 2014 1:49 pm ET

Brazilian rotational molding machinery maker Rotoline Industrial Equipment Ltda. has started U.S. assembly, at a 38,000-square-foot plant in Kent, Ohio


Canada's Rotovac pursuing growth under new owner

January 22, 2014 3:27 pm ET

Rotovac Group Inc. is reviving formerly bankrupt Ontario plastics businesses under a new CEO.


Igloo Products adding more US jobs

January 6, 2014 4:05 pm ET

Igloo Products Corp. is continuing to build up its U.S. manufacturing and production capacity, adding 250 workers in late 2013 and opening a new warehouse and distribution center in Texas.


Indian rotomolder showcases new products at Plastivision

December 30, 2013 4:01 pm ET

MUMBAI -- Indian rotational molder Maharashtra Maha Polyplast Pvt. Ltd. is developing a new line of products to improve living space in India's dense metropolitan areas.


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.

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