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LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, and A. Schulman, Inc., a leading global supplier of high-performance plastic compounds, composites and powders, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which LyondellBasell will acquire A. Schulman for a total consideration of…

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Today, Switzerland based corvaglia group announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Newnan, Georgia. The company provides plastic cap and closure technology solutions to the beverage industry around the world. The new U.S. production facility will compliment corvaglia’s existing advanced manufacturing operations in Eschlikon, Switzerland and Ixtlahuaca, Mexico.…

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Spectrum Plastics Group, a market leading medical extruder with complementary injection molding, silicone, and assembly capabilities, today announces that it has acquired Apex Resource Technologies, Inc. Apex is a full-service design engineering, tooling, and injection molding operation focused on high performance, specialty plastics for the medical device industry. The company…

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In response to growing customer demand in its global medical device and drug delivery business, Vermont-based advanced manufacturer GW Plastics has expanded and upgraded their tooling facility in Vermont with additive manufacturing technology. The company has renovated and enhanced their state-of-the-art tooling facility in Royalton, Vermont, and purchased advanced metal…

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A joint venture of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Austria-based Borealis, Borouge launched its new range of plastic solutions for the Indian market at the ongoing Plastindia 2018 at Gandhinagar. Borouge showcased a range of creative plastics solutions, including the breakthrough flexible packaging polymer Anteo, a new family…

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Delta Plastics of the South has acquired Command Packaging and Encore Recycling effective January 30, 2018. Command Packaging, located in Los Angeles, CA, is a leading manufacturer of sustainable plastic carryout bags for the foodservice, grocery, and retail markets. Encore Recycling, located in Salinas, CA is California’s only manufacturer of…

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PolyOne Corporation announced it expects to begin production of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) this summer at its existing facility in Pune, India. PolyOne currently produces color and additive concentrates and engineered polymer solutions at the Pune facility. Adding TPE production enables the company to support customers in the country even more…

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Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the start-up of a high throughput twin-screw compounding extruder at its facility in Lewiston, ME, marking the end of this phase of a multimillion-dollar, multiyear expansion program. The facility, which was expanded by 40%, now accommodates not only extrusion equipment, but also…

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Midwest Industrial Rubber, an independent specialty fabricator and distributor of conveyor belting and accessories, is expanding in Kansas City, Missouri. Over the next several years, MIR will continue investing in equipment and business infrastructure. In total, MIR expects to invest over $1 million at its Kansas City location. “This is…

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French plastics maker Novares priced its initial public offering (IPO) at between 6.30-8.00 euros per share on Monday, in a deal which it said would raise gross proceeds of 150 million euros ($187 million). Novares mostly produces plastic items for car interiors, such as door handles, dashboard components or air…

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