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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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Teamwork part of the culture at Techmer PM


March 19, 2014 2:35 pm ET

Techmer PM LLC's employees say the company is a good place to work. Techmer says its employees do good work. Chairman and CEO John Manuck says the connection is obvious to him.

Texas compounder adds equipment, changes name


February 12, 2014 6:59 pm ET

Compounder Manner Plastics LP is adding its seventh line and is changing its name to Manner Polymers Corp. to better reflect what it does, according to company President Raj Bhargava.

Faurecia looks at supplying compounds


January 15, 2014 1:21 pm ET

DETROIT — Faurecia SA’s interest in bio-composites extends beyond injection molding parts for the auto industry, and to the material itself.

Kopla plans Georgia compounding plant


November 22, 2013 11:57 am ET

South Korean materials firm Kopla Co. Ltd. will build a $15 million compounding plant in West Point, Ga., to supply the North American automotive market, including a nearby plant operated by Kia Motors Corp.

Private equity firm buys diversified plastics company Tekni-Plex


November 18, 2013 2:58 pm ET

Private equity firm American Securities has purchased specialty plastic films maker Tekni-Plex Inc. for an undisclosed price.

Advanced Composites adding PP compounding in Ohio and Mexico


November 8, 2013 11:09 am ET

Advanced Composites Inc. is adding almost 75 million pounds of polypropylene compounding capacity at plants in Ohio and Mexico.

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