MANILA, PHILIPPINES—Three major Philippine plastics firms have expanded their production capacities by buying new injection molding machines from Germany.
Rowell Plastics Inc. and H&E Manufacturing Corp. have acquired two new Arburg machines, each through its Philippine distributor, Celmar Trading.
Swedish Plastics Phils. Inc. also bought three new Arburgs.
Don Pile, general manager of Celmar Trading, said local plastics firms are gearing up for efficient production and adding capacity because of the increasing demand for plastic products.