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Obituary: Plastics Industry Association CEO Bill Carteaux
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Bill Carteaux, the longtime head of the Plastics Industry Association, died Dec. 10 after a nearly three-year fight with acute myeloid leukemia. Carteaux, 59, had led the association since 2005,...
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12-10-2018
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Nelipak consolidates, invests in Puerto Rico
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Nelipak Corp. is expanding the capabilities at its thermoforming plant in Humacao, Puerto Rico, a coastal city considered ground zero for the landfall of Hurricane Maria in September 2017. The...
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12-10-2018
South Korean battery maker investing $1.6B in Georgia production
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Anticipated future demand for electrified vehicle batteries is leading to a $1.67 billion factory project in northern Georgia. South Korean lithium ion battery producer SK Innovation Co. is not...
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12-10-2018
California-based GoProto expands into Asia-Pacific region
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3D prototyping and short-run manufacturer GoProto Inc. has opened a 9,000-square-foot facility in Mount Waverley, Australia, a Melbourne suburb. In late November, the site began running parts on...
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12-10-2018
Nestlé vows to boost recycled PET use
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Nestlé Waters North America Inc. is now committing to using recycled plastic for half of the company's bottle needs by the middle of next decade. The Stamford, Conn.-based company, which...
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12-10-2018
Crescent Industries inspiring the next generation
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Crescent Industries Inc. recently hosted its first Manufacturing Week, offering local high school students a first-hand glimpse into its processes and the myriad job opportunities available in...
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12-10-2018
Materials suppliers set up platform for styrenics recycling
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Leading styrenics suppliers Ineos Styrolution, Total SA, Trinseo and Versalis have joined forces to work together on recycling styrenics. The four companies announced that they had founded...
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12-10-2018
Compounding extruder market remains steady
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Steady business drove the U.S. market for compounding extruders in 2018, machinery officials said, now that big cyclical ups and downs are a thing of the past. "The last five years have been...
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12-10-2018
Growth, new products and technology: Highlights from LSR 2018 in Anaheim
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Anaheim, Calif. — LSR processing, materials and markets underwent thorough reviews during the second international conference on advances in liquid silicone rubber and related thermosetting...
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12-07-2018
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Published on December 3, 2010 Mergers & Acquisitions Special Report
This 22 page report includes a collection of 22 articles covering recent Mergers and Acquistions news.

A compilation of Plastics News' Mergers and Acquisition coverage for 2010.  Financial data has been updated in charts where applicable. 

Articles include:

Blaige: Packaging’s middle-market firms feeling pressure

Packaging sector M&As ripe for

Middle-market deals picking

Ready to shed: Auto suppliers to shake off nonessentials

Auto-supplier profits boost M&A

Report: Global suppliers poised for

Dealmakers flush with cash

Asian cross-border M&As to increase, study reports.

Deals fly in PET market

Styrene doing well ... at least for

Have capital-gains changes spurred 2010 actions?

Buys boost PolyOne in medical

NEX acquires Appleton’s Performance Packaging

Expanding Alpha changing hands

Ashlanddistribution unit sells for $930 million

Brambles paying $1.3 billion for Netherlands pallet maker

Graham pays $568M for Liquid Container

Hart buying Pactiv in deal worth $6B

Deal could mean millions for top execs

Jäger purchases Unitek

Amcor acquiring Ball Plastic Packaging

Rio Tinto sheds last of Alcan units.

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