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  1. HC Private Investments Announces Strategic Investment In Kruger Plastic Products

    HC Private Investments (“HCPI”), a Chicago-based private investment firm, today announced that it has acquired Kruger Plastic Products (“Kruger”), a family-owned, custom injection molding manufacturer of niche products and components. Kruger’s senior management, including Pat Brandstatter, President, and Dirk Kruger, VP of Engineering, will maintain significant stakes in the company. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Kruger has been an integral part of its customers’ manufacturing process for more than 40 years by

  2. Waters And Malvern Panalytical Collaborate To Improve Polymer Characterization

    Waters Corporation announced that it entered into a co-marketing agreement with Malvern Panalytical to advance the analysis of polymers

  3. Toyoda Gosei Develops Large Plastic Roof Panels For Use On Fuel Cell Bus

    Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has developed large plastic roof panels that will be used on a fuel cell bus to be launched by Toyota Motor Corporation in 2018

  4. Chocolate Factory Overcomes Costly Machinery Downtime By Replacing Metal Parts With Stratasys High-Performance Composite 3D Printing Material

    Stratasys, a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, today announced that Dutch 3D service bureau, Visual First, is using FDM Nylon 12CF carbon-filled thermoplastic to replace metal machine parts for its customer, The Chocolate Factory

  5. Amorphous Technologies International And Roctool Announce Exclusive Partnership And The Commercial Launch Of Roctool’s Heat and Cool Molding Technology For Amorphous Alloys

    Amorphous Technologies International, Inc. (ATI) recently announced its exclusive partnership with Roctool, a leader in induction heating technology used in molding processes for plastic, metals and composites materials

  6. Ravago Americas Announces Acquisition Of Polymer Technology & Services, LLC With Integration Into Amco Polymers

    Ravago Americas, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Polymer Technology & Services, LLC (PTS) of Murfreesboro, TN. PTS will become part of Ravago's Amco Polymers' business, a leading North American distributor of commodity, engineering, and specialty polymers

  7. ATRP Solutions, Inc. Renamed Pilot Polymer Technologies, Inc.

    ATRP Solutions, Inc., a subsidiary of Pilot Chemical Company, is now Pilot Polymer Technologies, Inc. (PPT). The new name better reflects PPT’s broadening proprietary technologies in important chemical markets. “Our name change shows Pilot Chemical’s commitment to growth and innovation in the specialty polymer market,” said Patrick McCarthy, president of Pilot Polymer Technologies. “It is great to be part of a company with the leadership, vision and resources to support such an entrepreneurial initiative.”

  8. Myers Industries Completes Divestiture Of Brazilian Operations

    Myers Industries, Inc. recently announced that it has completed the sale of its Brazilian operating subsidiaries, consisting of Myers do Brasil and Novel Plasticos, to Novel Holdings – Eireli in consideration for one U.S. dollar and the assumption of all liabilities and obligations of the subsidiaries, whether arising prior to or after the closing of the transaction

  9. Ferriot Begins Installation Of Its Largest Injection Molding Press

    Buyers of oversized injection molded plastic parts will have another potential supplier in 2018. The site preparation and floor reinforcement process for a new 2,250-ton Negri Bossi BI-POWER injection molding press has already begun at the Ferriot, Incorporated production facility on Arlington Circle in Akron, Ohio

  10. Muconic Acid Market Growth Propelled By Growing Demand For Nylon Fibers | Technavio

    The latest market research report by Technavio on the global muconic acid marketpredicts a CAGR of more than 7% during the period 2017-2021. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Technavio has published a new market research report on the global muconic acid market from 2017-2021. {Graphic: Business Wire) The report segments the global muconic acid market by application (carpets and textiles, plastics, and lubricants) and by geography (the Americas,