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Ameriform plans $7.5 million expansion


October 16, 2014 12:57 pm ET

Ameriform Inc. has earmarked $7.5 million to expand its thermoforming, extrusion and rotational molding operations in Muskegon, Mich.

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Austrotherm expands to Germany


October 10, 2014 10:09 am ET

Austrian heat insulation specialist Austrotherm GmbH recently launched its first materials production plant in Germany at the northern city of Wittenberg.

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PTi shows off new equipment at open house


October 6, 2014 3:56 pm ET

AURORA, ILL. — Processing Technologies International LLC showed off its new roll stand for packaging, a seven-roll system called the Super G Multi-Nip, during a Sept. 18 open house for customers and attendees of the Society of Plastics...

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Worker injured in fire at Primex sheet plant


September 24, 2014 5:37 pm ET

UPDATED — A Primex Plastics Corp. worker burned in an electrical accident at the company’s Mesquite, Nev., plant will recover, according to a company official.

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Here's a peek behind our 2014 film & sheet ranking


September 15, 2014 1:22 pm ET

Today Plastics News publishes its annual ranking of North American Film and Sheet Manufacturers. Let's look at some interesting numbers behind the ranking.

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Zotefoams expanding US production


September 12, 2014 10:50 am ET

Zotefoams plc, a British maker of specialty foams, has placed nearly 4 million shares on the market order to raise 8.4 million pounds ($13.6 million) to help fund investment in its plant in the U.S.

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Ukraine crisis prompts factory move to Russia


September 9, 2014 1:38 pm ET

The crisis in the Ukraine has prompted Polish PVC window maker Fakro Co. to consider shifting production from some of its plants in the country to neighboring Russia.

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Bemis Co. Inc. selling pressure-sensitive materials business


September 8, 2014 9:51 am ET

Bemis Co. Inc. is selling off its pressure-sensitive materials business in a move that will raise cash to help expand the company's flexible packaging business.

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Report: investment firms interested in Klöckner


September 5, 2014 12:26 pm ET

Three investment firms are considering making an offer for plastic film maker Klöckner Pentaplast Group, according to a Bloomberg news report.

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Cooper Standard boosts stake in largest Chinese auto sealing manufacturer


September 4, 2014 5:39 pm ET

NOVI, MICH. — Cooper Standard Holdings Inc. has agreed to buy an additional 47.5 percent of Huayu-Cooper Standard Sealing Systems Co. Ltd., its joint venture with Huayu Automotive Systems Co., and become the 95 percent equity owner of the...

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