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Report: Parent of rotomolder GameTime on the selling block


June 4, 2014 3:17 pm ET

The financial deals website peHUB.com is reporting that PlayCore Holdings Inc., the owner of playground rotational molder GameTime, is for sale.

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Myers selling lawn & garden business, buying blow molder Scepter


June 2, 2014 12:23 pm ET

Myers Industries Inc. plans to boost its stake in plastic fuel tanks in an acquisition of Scepter Corp. and Scepter Manufacturing LLC.

Polyfoam expands Hungarian PE foam plant


May 28, 2014 10:10 am ET

Hungary-based PE foam manufacturer Polyfoam Kft has expanded its production facility in the country's capital of Budapest.

Form/Tec adding equipment, employees


May 13, 2014 1:59 pm ET

Polycarbonate thermoformer Form/Tec Plastics Inc. is adding 4,000 square feet of space to provide room for a new oven and an Onsrud 5-axis router.

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Goldleaf Plastics transforms into Aubright


May 7, 2014 1:13 pm ET

After more than 30 years as Goldleaf Plastics, the company has rebranded itself as Aubright.

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BRP to build third off-road vehicle plant in Mexico to satisfy roaring market


May 6, 2014 2:42 pm ET

Canadian power sports vehicle manufacturer BRP Inc. said May 6 it will invest $50.2 million in building a third facility in Mexico to expand production of its Can-Am all-terrain vehicle.

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Private equity firm Arsenal Capital buys two Ohio companies


May 6, 2014 12:56 pm ET

Private equity firm Arsenal Capital Partners has bought related plastics and rubber firms RTH Processing and RDT Manufacturing, marking the 11th plastics-related investment that Arsenal has made in less than three years.

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Shoemaker hopes to tip balance of military running shoes in US companies' favor


April 24, 2014 10:56 am ET

Boston-based athletic shoe maker New Balance and its supplier Rogers Foam Corp. are joining forces to lobby support for a proposal that the U.S. Department of Defense favor the use of U.S.-based running shoes for its service personnel.

Obituary: Hobie Alter, surfboard pioneer


April 1, 2014 12:42 pm ET

Hobie Alter, who launched the polyurethane core surfboard, died March 29. He was 80.

Varroc seeing new lighting business for scooters, motorcycles


March 31, 2014 1:18 pm ET

Headlight maker Varroc Group is looking to get further into lighting for scooters and motorcycles following its acquisition of an 80 percent stake in Italy's Triom SpA.

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