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LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world, today announced the successful startup of a new 20 kilotonne per year polypropylene (PP) compounding plant in Dalian, China. This is the company's third facility in China, strategically located to serve the region's growing automotive market. "With…

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Trinseo, a global materials company and manufacturer of plastics, latex binders and synthetic rubber, announced today the introduction of a diverse range of MAGNUM™ ABS grades new to the North American market. MAGNUM™ ABS is a strong, reputable brand with a long history of success in the market and with…

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Visionscape Group, an environmental utility company has announced the completion of the purchase of the business and assets of Belgian based Soreplastic. This transaction will enable Visionscape to offer a complementary range of services to municipalities, cities and businesses across its servicing markets. Based in the Ardennes, Belgium, Soreplastic is…

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Mecaplast-Key Plastics group, one of the world’s leading automotive plastic solutions provider has unveiled its new brand identity to be: ‘Novares’. This rebranding exercise reflects both the evolution and new ambition set for the company, ensuring growth for the future. Having recently solidified its financial position with Equistone Partners as…

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All-Plastics, an injection molding leader in technology driven manufacturing and project management, has announced numerous key additions to their already robust list of capabilities, including a white room to support continued growth in secondary operations. All-Plastics has enhanced their facility with six new injection molding machines (five horizontal and one…

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BrightVolt, a designer and developer of ultra-thin film batteries, announced plans today to expand its operations in Newberry, Indiana. The company plans to create up to 30 new, high-wage jobs by 2020. The Redmond, Washington-based company will expand to support its quickly-growing research and development operations at the Battery Innovation…

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Ring Container Technologies (Ring), a leader in the plastic container manufacturing industry, today announced that MSD Partners, L.P. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Ring. Founded in 1968 and headquartered in Oakland, Tenn., Ring is an industry leading blow molder of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET)…

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Cabot Corporation announced the opening of its new Asia Technology Center in Shanghai, China. The investment will enhance Cabot’s application development capabilities and will provide a state-of-the-art collaboration platform to deliver innovative solutions to customers throughout Asia Pacific. The 4,500 square meter Technology Center is co-located with Cabot’s regional headquarters…

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Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the signing of a Joint Venture contract with Tiangang Auxiliary Co., Ltd., a privately owned producer and leading supplier of UV Light Stabilizers in China. Subject to merger control clearance, the contract shall become effective. The multi-million CHF investment of Clariant's Performance…

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China’s already soaring plastic demand may rise even further as the government plans to ban waste-plastic imports by the end of this year, which will curb domestic plastic recycling. The expected increase in plastic demand highlights the consequences of China’s pollution fight and its efforts to modernize its industry. As…

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