Industry News

  1. Metal To Plastic Thermoforming Comparison And Conversion Guide Now Available From Productive Plastics
    5/11/2017

    Productive Plastics, a leading heavy gauge plastic thermoforming contract manufacturer, announces the release of its new Fiberglass to Plastic Thermoforming Comparison and Conversion Guide

  2. Remco Corporation, Color-Coded Tool Provider, Adds Four New Positions
    5/11/2017

    Remco Products Corporation, which has been operating out of Zionsville for over 30 years, has recently undergone significant growth. The plastics company makes color-coded hygienic material handling tools and is the exclusive US partner of Vikan, a hygienic brushware company out of Denmark

  3. Kohlberg & Company Closes Pexco Acquisition, Announces New Merged Entity, Spectrum Plastics Group
    5/9/2017

    Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C. (“Kohlberg”), a leading private equity firm specializing in middle-market investing, has announced that it has closed the acquisition of Pexco and successfully merged the business with PPC Industries, Inc. (“PPC”), a Kohlberg portfolio business which also comprises Kelpac Medical

  4. BASF's Heat Resistant Plastic Debuts On The Alfa Romeo Giulia's 2.0L Turbocharger System
    5/9/2017

    By 2020, predictions indicate that 70 percent of light vehicles worldwide will use turbocharged engine technology1. As a result, BASF is introducing the use of its Ultramid Endure polyamide with high heat aging resistance up to 220° C in these engines

  5. Sadara Joint Venture Achieves Commercialization Of Entire Plastics Franchise
    4/27/2017

    The Dow Chemical Company recently announced that its joint venture in the Middle East—Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara)—has achieved a significant milestone with the commercialization of Sadara’s entire plastics franchise

  6. Milacron Marks Another Milestone In India – Milacron Delivers The 12,501st Indian Made Injection Molding Machine
    4/18/2017

    Milacron Holdings Corp., a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry, is proud to announce the completion of another significant milestone in our India based operations - the manufacture, sale and delivery of the 12,501st injection molding machine from the Ahmedabad, India manufacturing facility

  7. The First Tire Pyrolysis Plant In The World To Receive Cradle-To-Cradle Certification
    4/18/2017

    Klean Industries Inc. ("Klean") a leading provider of gasification and pyrolysis waste conversion technologies is proud and pleased to announce that one of its flagship facilities has now been awarded the prestigious Cradle to Cradle Certification among many other international accreditations and certifications which further enhance and reinforce our market position as the global leader in environmentally superior, commercial scale, resource recovery technologies

  8. Victrex Acquires Fibre Manufacturer Zyex To Accelerate Development Of Existing And New Markets For PEEK Fibre Applications
    4/7/2017

    Zyex is a well-established and long-standing customer of Victrex and like Victrex, Zyex was formed out of ICI. The two companies coming together is a natural evolution

  9. Klöckner Pentaplast To Acquire LINPAC Group
    4/7/2017

    The Klöckner Pentaplast Group (“KP”), a global leader in rigid plastic film and packaging solutions, recently announces that it has signed a binding agreement to acquire LINPAC Senior Holdings Limited and its direct and indirect subsidiaries (“LINPAC”), an important film producer and converter for food packaging in Europe

  10. Tethon 3D Launches Vitrolite Glass Ceramic Resin
    4/4/2017

    Tethon Corporation (“Tethon3D”) announces a new resin material for 3D printing. The material, Vitrolite, is a photo-curing glass ceramic polymer resin for use in SLA or DLP printers