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Paccor increases PET sheet capacity in Poland


March 25, 2014 10:42 am ET

Paccor International, part of the global Coveris packaging group, has expanded PET sheet capacity with the introduction of a new high output Battenfeld-Cincinnati extrusion line in Poland.

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Finding the right employees a key for Reschcor


March 19, 2014 2:31 pm ET

Reschcor Inc., No. 4 on Plastics News' Best Places to Work ranking, uses a variety of screening tools when hiring employees: background checks, personal and professional references, competency tests, drug tests, even behavioral assessments. But the...

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Olympic medal design a clear Sochi winner


March 18, 2014 10:01 am ET

Champion athletes at the winter Olympics in Russia received medals featuring inserts made from Sabic's Lexan polycarbonate. The clear panels were individually created by skilled craftsmen of the Moscow-based Adamas Ltd. jewelry plant.

Pipe maker Lesso benefits from urbanization in China


March 18, 2014 3:54 pm ET

China’s largest plastic pipe maker, Lesso Group Holdings Ltd., said the quickening pace of urbanization in the country kept demand for its building materials solid and pushed sales up 20 percent last year, to 13.07 billion Chinese yuan ($2.15 billion).

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Summary by film application 2013


March 18, 2014 10:25 am ET

Summary by film application 2013

UK's Polypipe set for London stock market float


March 18, 2014 10:06 am ET

Polypipe Ltd., the privately-owned Doncaster, England-based manufacturer of plastic piping systems, announced March 18 that it plans to float on the London Stock Exchange next month.

Masse named Coveris CEO


March 17, 2014 1:27 pm ET

CHICAGO — Gary Masse has been named CEO of global packaging company Coveris, effective April 14, the company announced on March 17.

Survey looks to shed light on door and window industry


March 14, 2014 11:31 am ET

Door and window manufacturers can see how they measure up against the competition by participating in a Building Industry Advisors, LLC, survey about how they did during the 2013 calendar year.

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Amid challenges, Vietnam's TTP says rising incomes push growth


March 13, 2014 12:05 pm ET

There are many challenges to business in emerging markets like Vietnam, but one potential upside that's getting a lot of attention these days is the growth of what's broadly called the middle class.

Veka Group buying profile competitor Gealan


March 12, 2014 12:12 pm ET

The Sendenhorst, Germany-based Veka Group will take over one of its competitors, Gealan Holding GmbH, in a deal that will move all Gealan subsidiaries and activities in Europe to one of the leading extruders of PVC-U profile systems for doors and windows.

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