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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.

Plastic film maker buys Pennsylvania compounder Polyvisions


August 28, 2013 2:50 pm ET

Plastic film maker Bemis Associates Inc. has made its first compounding acquisition, buying PolyVisions Inc. of Manchester, Pa., for an undisclosed price.

Albis opens compounding plant in China


August 27, 2013 3:41 pm ET

Hamburg, Germany-based compounder Albis Plastic GmbH has opened its first plant in China, in Changshu, with a capacity of 10,000 metric tons annually.

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Altair Enlighten Award honors lightweighting efforts


August 20, 2013 3:54 pm ET

TRAVERSE CITY, MICH. — When Altair Engineering Inc. decided to sponsor an award for automotive lightweighting efforts, it hoped the competition would draw attention from throughout the industry. The inaugural Altair Enlighten Award did just...

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Reedy International founder Michael Reedy dies at 60


August 19, 2013 4:29 pm ET

Michael Reedy, 60, founder of Reedy International Corp., died Aug. 16 at his home in Keyport, N.J. He had been battling pancreatic cancer.

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