DeFalco retiring after 17 years as Ampacet executive

February 20, 2015 2:36 pm ET

It’s a major understatement to say that Ampacet Corp. grew under the leadership of Robert DeFalco.


Obama talks about composites and 3-D printing at Techmer PM

January 10, 2015 10:01 pm ET

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visited plastics compounder Techmer PM in Clinton, Tenn., on Jan. 9. While they were there, they talked about polymer composites and 3-D printing.


Chinese compounder Pret snaps up US recycler Wellman

January 6, 2015 11:36 am ET

Shanghai Pret Composites Co. Ltd. is acquiring one of the largest recyclers in the U.S., Wellman Plastics Recycling LLC of Johnsonville, S.C., in an all cash deal.


Washington Penn buys specialty compounded PP business from ExxonMobil

June 6, 2014 9:11 pm ET

Polypropylene compounding leader Washington Penn Plastic Co. has grown even more in that market by acquiring the North American specialty compounded PP products business of ExxonMobil Chemical Co.

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