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Blow molding machinery maker opens first plant in Taiwan


October 1, 2014 1:27 pm ET

Taiwanese equipment maker Kin Precision Industry Co. Ltd. has opened a 2,000-square-meter, 25-employee factory in Taichung, Taiwan, with an eye to conquering new markets.

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Audacious vandal stuns Taipei Plas


September 29, 2014 4:59 pm ET

Melodrama erupted at the traditionally tranquil Taipei Plas trade show on Sept. 28 when a mysterious intruder flung red paint at the Baumüller Automation Equipment Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. booth.

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Shini pushes into western China


September 29, 2014 4:28 pm ET

Despite intellectual-property brigands, Taiwan's Shini Plastics Technologies Inc. is zestfully pursuing the enormous Chinese market for plastics auxiliary equipment.

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Global giant Foxconn to make, sell molding machines


September 26, 2014 2:48 pm ET

For years, Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group has been the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, with more than 1 million employees worldwide churning out smartphones, tablets and gadgets for nearly every company in the global...

Plastics Machinery Group now offering injection presses


September 26, 2014 10:46 am ET

Solon, Ohio-based Plastics Machinery Group is expanding its machinery offerings by adding injection molding machines to its inventory and adding a dedicated sales team to market targeting that sector.

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Swiss thermoforming machinery firm WM Wrapping setting up US office


September 25, 2014 2:21 pm ET

Thermoforming industry veteran Kent Johansson has a new gig: Running a U.S. facility for Swiss sheet line and thermoforming machinery maker WM Wrapping Machinery SA.

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Recycling equipment maker Vecoplan opens tech center in Germany


September 24, 2014 3:25 pm ET

Vecoplan AG recently held a grand opening of its 17,000-square-foot technology center in Bad Marienburg, Germany, equipped with more than 25 machines for processing, recycling or repurposing of waste and biomass.

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Italy's machine sector seeing growth


September 23, 2014 11:02 am ET

Italy experienced a rise in imports and exports of rubber and plastics equipment in January-June this year, said Assocomaplast, the trade association representing companies in the sector.

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Flexibility for complexity key for Brampton


September 16, 2014 11:26 am ET

Blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering Inc. is well positioned to meet growing demand for complex film structures, highly customized packaging that requires short runs and new markets such as pouches, according to top executive Gary Hughes.

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US plastics machinery market still gaining strength in second quarter


September 15, 2014 5:01 pm ET

UPDATED — U.S. plastics machinery shipments in the second quarter continued to outperform activity in 2013, according to data from Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.

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