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VDMA predicts 4 percent growth for German plastics machinery


February 19, 2015 3:51 pm ET

Members of VDMA industry association think Germany’s plastics and rubber machinery should grow 4 percent in 2015, after a relatively flat 2014.

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IPEG sells Rapid Granulator to Sweden's Lifco


February 18, 2015 3:39 pm ET

Rapid Granulator has a new owner, Lifco AB of Enköping, Sweden.

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Una-Dyn expanding in Virginia


February 17, 2015 10:41 am ET

Auxiliary equipment maker Universal Dynamics Inc. is building a 35,000-square-foot expansion at its headquarters factory in Woodbridge, Va., President Bill Goldfarb said at the company's national sales meeting here.

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JSW considering manufacturing in India


February 17, 2015 4:02 pm ET

Tokyo-based Japan Steel Works Ltd. is considering setting up an injection press manufacturing plant in India, a senior JSW executive said at Plastindia.

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Erema launches Pure Loop to focus on shredder/extruder recycling


February 17, 2015 9:41 am ET

Austria-based recycling technology group Erema GmbH has announced the creation of its new sister company Pure Loop GmbH, which specializes in the recycling of clean production wastes using shredder/extruder technology.

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US plastics industry veteran joins Chinese machinery firm


February 13, 2015 2:24 pm ET

Guangzhou Tech-Long Packaging Machinery Co. Ltd.'s new CEO of Americas comes with more than 25 years of industry experience and has held senior executive positions with Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd. and Sidel Group.

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Milacron plans big expansions in Czech Republic


February 13, 2015 11:52 am ET

Milacron LLC has announced a major expansion in the Czech Republic, investing more than $18 million to build an 118,00-square-foot plant in Policka and machines and adding a total of about 43,000 square feet to its Tirad custom mold base plant in...

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Borch shakes up top management again


February 10, 2015 10:35 am ET

Chinese injection press maker Borch Machinery Co. Ltd. has brought back its longtime chairman Zhu Kangjian, in another shakeup of the company's top management.

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Hosokawa Alpine buys Anton Kolb


February 9, 2015 2:23 pm ET

Hosokawa Alpine AG, the German maker of blown film machinery, has acquired Anton Kolb Maschinenbau GmbH, which manufactures downstream products such as takeoff units, winders, unwind stations and other equipment for flat film and blown film.

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Nissei ASB to spend $50 million for new India factory, eyes global tech centers


February 9, 2015 2:39 pm ET

Japanese blow molding equipment maker Nissei ASB Machine Co. Ltd. plans to spend $50 million on a new factory in India, to turn it into a larger export base and meet local demand.

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