Epaflex, based in Cassolnovo, Italy, has opened a sales office in Rochester, Mich.
Nova Chemicals Corp. now has resins used to make biaxially oriented high density polyethylene (BOPE-HD) film available on a global level.
Chemicals distributor GracoRoberts has acquired composites supplier Pacific Coast Composites for an undisclosed price.
Two major commodity resins saw lower prices in North America in April, while one material saw a slight increase.
American Seating, a maker of metal, plastic and textile seats for buses and light rail, has more than 130 years of history, including a link to a major event in civil rights.
The increased demand for bottled water and soft drinks during the summer is leading to more demand for PET bottle resin, prompting a slight increase in pricing.
Federal safety inspectors want to fine a Sumitomo Bakelite resin plant in Ohio $171,000 for repeat violations of fire and explosion safety rules.
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The Philadelphia-based Clean Air Council filed the suit May 11 in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh. The group is asking for unspecified relief.
Officials with Venator said that the bankruptcy will "equitize nearly all of the firm's funded debt, strengthen its balance sheet and facilitate an infusion of new capital."