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  1. Monomoy Capital Partners Acquires The Molded Products Group Of Atlantis Plastics, Inc.
    Monomoy Capital Partners, L.P., a New York private equity fund that makes controlling investments in middle market companies, announced today that it has received final bankruptcy court approval to acquire the molded products group of Atlantis Plastics, Inc. for $23.1 million in cash and the assumption of $7 million in liabilities.
  2. MANN+HUMMEL Sells U.S. Subsidiary Universal Dynamics
    As part of its targeted growth strategy for North America, MANN+HUMMEL, development partner and original equipment supplier to the international automotive and mechanical engineering industries, sold its U.S. subsidiary, Universal Dynamics, on September 29, 2008 to Piovan of Italy
  3. Cereplast Signs Supply Agreement With Manufacturers In Brazil
    Cereplast, Inc. (OTCBB:CERP), manufacturer of proprietary bio-based, sustainable plastics, today announced that it has signed a two-year contract to supply a total of two million pounds of Cereplast Compostables® resin to two companies in Brazil
  4. May National Associates Inc. Expands Support Of Bondaflex Brand To Continue Growth In The Commercial Market
    May National Associates Inc., an industry leader in the manufacture of acrylic, polyurethane, hybrid and silicone sealants and adhesives, has expanded its support of the Bondaflex brand to continue to grow and serve the commercial market
  5. New Material Options For FDM Direct Digital Manufacturing And Rapid Prototyping Machines
    Stratasys today announced the availability of new material options for its direct digital manufacturing and prototyping machines. For the FDM 360mc, PC and PC-ABS are now available, and for the FDM 400mc ABSi and PC-ISO are new options
  6. Radel R Polyphenylsulfone From Solvay Advanced Polymers Specified For Interior Panels On New Bombardier FLEXITY Swift U5-25 Railcars For Frankfurt U-Bahn
    Solvay Advanced Polymers, makers of more plastics with more performance, announced today that Radel® R-7700 polyphenylsulfone is being used in thermoformed interior panels in the new Bombardier FLEXITY Swift U5-25 railcars, which were developed for the Frankfurt U-Bahn (underground railway) and run there since May 2008
  7. New Foam Cell Stabilizer From Rohm And Haas Is Revolutionizing Cellular PVC For Sheet Manufacturing For The Display And Signage Industries
    Specialty materials company Rohm and Haas has announced a major innovation for cellular PVC manufacture. Marketed as Paraloid SureCel foam cell stabilizer, the new technology platform offers exceptional production advantages and lasting performance benefits to manufacturers of both cellular PVC foam sheet and cellular PVC extruded profiles
  8. Epilog Laser Launches World’s First Open-Architecture Galvo Laser System At IMTS
    Epilog Laser, the leading producer of CO2 and fiber laser engraving/cutting systems, today announced the launch of the industry’s first open-architecture galvo laser system, the FiberMark G1
  9. Kraton Polymers Introduces Latest Advances In Elastic Nonwoven Technology At INTC 2008 And INSIGHT 2008
    Kraton Polymers LLC (Kraton), a leading global producer of engineered polymers, introduces its latest innovation in elastic nonwoven technology. Kraton believes its new product, MD6705, breaks the processing barrier of conventional styrenic block copolymers, now allowing fabricators to make bicomponent elastic nonwovens on commercial production equipment at full speed
  10. Solid Concepts Acquires CTTI To Expand CNC, FRP And Urethane Casting Capabilities
    Solid Concepts Inc., a world leading rapid prototyping and manufacturing company, has just finalized the acquisition of Composite Tooling Technologies, Inc.