Five years ago this week in Plastics News:
Dow Chemical Co. and General Electric Co. settled a trade-secret dispute only eight days after Dow filed a complaint in court. Dow alleged breaches occurred when GE lured away 14 Dow employees over a two-year period.
Conair Group expanded its downstream extrusion equipment product line by acquiring Metaplast Ltd. The deal added haul-offs, pullers, calibration stands and other profile equipment to Conair's lineup.