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PolyOne denies report it's bidding for Klöckner Pentaplast


October 16, 2014 11:44 am ET

UPDATED — Compounding leader PolyOne Corp. is denying a report that it bid as much as $2 billion for film and sheet major Klöckner Pentaplast Group.

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Metabolix closing Germany operations


October 16, 2014 2:28 pm ET

Bioplastics maker Metabolix Inc. will end business operations in Germany at the end of 2014, according to documents the company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

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Turkey's Epsan increases compounding capacity


October 16, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bursa, Turkey-based Epsan Plastik San. Tic. AS, a compounder that specializes in high-performance nylon, is increasing its capacity with a new compounding line.

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Dow seeking new ruling on fine


October 16, 2014 6:58 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. has asked the 10th Circuit Appeals Court in Denver to think again about its decision to reject Dow's appeal against a $1.1 billion fine for price fixing.

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Toray opens cogeneration system in RI


October 15, 2014 1:28 pm ET

Toray Plastics (America) Inc. is now operating a second cogeneration system at the company's campus in Rhode Island.

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A. Schulman announces PPS deal


October 15, 2014 12:29 pm ET

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY — Materials maker A. Schulman Inc. announced a specialty compounding deal during Fakuma.

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Teknor Apex working to keep talented young workers in Rhode Island


October 15, 2014 6:00 am ET

Just about every plastics company says they face a challenge finding talented new workers. It looks like compounder Teknor Apex Co. is taking a proactive approach.

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$4 billion PE project for North Dakota


October 14, 2014 2:05 pm ET

North Dakota's largest-ever private investment — $4 billion — is being aimed squarely at the plastics industry, polyethylene in particular.

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Styrolution is clear about the need for more resin supply production flexibility


October 14, 2014 12:44 pm ET

Styrolution GmbH has added production capacity at plants in the U.S. and Germany and is promoting the merits of its transparent styrenic resins.

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Taiwanese bioplastics maker gets cash infusion


October 14, 2014 6:00 am ET

A cash injection of more than $10 million from a new owner has Taiwanese bioplastics firm Green Miracle Technology Co. Ltd. planning for a new compounding factory, after opening molding and extrusion plants in mainland China this year.

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