Five years ago this week in Plastics News:
Centrex Precision Plastics Inc. announced the company would build its second plant, a $2.5 million, 30,000-square-foot injection molding facility, near State College, Pa.
The Kings Mountain, N.C., compact disc manufacturing plant of Philips NV was acquired for $25 million by PolyGram NV. The facility was once part of Philips & DuPont Optical, a compact disc joint venture Philips and DuPont Co. abandoned in 1990.
SLM International Inc. of New York expanded its toy business by buying Canadian competitor Norca Industries Inc. of Montreal.