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Uway beginning US extruder production June 1 in Ohio


April 15, 2015 3:28 pm ET

Uway Extrusion LLC, a 4-year-old company that builds extruders in China using components from the United States and Europe, will begin U.S. production June 1 at a 50,000-square-foot factory in Warren, Ohio.

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Labtech sees growth from US, China


March 31, 2015 1:05 pm ET

Thai equipment manufacturer Labtech Engineering Co. has spent $5 million on an expansion that doubles its capacity, as it demonstrates what it says are the world's smallest chill and roll blown film lines.

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Nordson showing off full range of technologies


March 25, 2015 6:00 am ET

Nordson Corp. (Booth W6263) is bringing together, for the first time in the Americas, its full range of polymer processing technologies in one exhibit.

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Transilwrap adds extrusion line for graphics


March 14, 2015 5:22 pm ET

Growth in graphics and printing markets convinced Transilwrap Co. Inc. to continue expanding that part of its business.

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Executive Q&A: King of plastics straws


March 13, 2015 6:00 am ET

A Chinese entrepreneur with a humble beginning as an involuntary middle school drop-out, Lou Zhongping has earned the nickname “king of plastics straws.”

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VisiPak adds to customer mix, product offerings with Tulox acquisition


March 5, 2015 2:19 pm ET

VisiPak has acquired Tulox Plastics Corp., a maker of clear plastic packaging.

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Best Places To Work: No. 10, Custom Profile


March 4, 2015 11:04 am ET

At most companies, an employee caught red-handed is in trouble. But not at Custom Profile. The Grand Rapids, Mich., custom extruder encourages employees to snitch on each other for doing a good job.

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German molder picks North Carolina for US manufacturing plant


February 26, 2015 4:21 pm ET

UPDATED — German medical goods company Raumedic AG has chosen Mills River, N.C., for its first U.S. manufacturing site and U.S. headquarters.

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Tekni-Plex buying Galazzi pharmaceutical film and tape units


February 25, 2015 3:13 pm ET

Italy's Tekni-Plex Europe NV, a subsidiary of U.S.-based Tekni-Plex Inc., has announced that its plan to acquire Gallazzi SpA's Italian-based pharmaceutical blister film and adhesive tape substrate film businesses has been approved by Italian...

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Uponor invests $18 million for more PEX pipe capacity


February 23, 2015 5:09 pm ET

UPDATED — In late spring, Uponor North America will begin construction of an $18 million expansion of its manufacturing operation in Apple Valley, Minn., to meet demand for the forecasted growth of cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) pipe.

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