Industry News

  1. HC Private Investments Announces Strategic Investment In Kruger Plastic Products
    1/17/2018

    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
    1/16/2018

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

  3. Tethon 3D Launches Castalite® Investment Casting Resin
    1/16/2018

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

  4. Toyoda Gosei Develops Large Plastic Roof Panels For Use On Fuel Cell Bus
    1/16/2018

    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

  5. Chocolate Factory Overcomes Costly Machinery Downtime By Replacing Metal Parts With Stratasys High-Performance Composite 3D Printing Material
    1/9/2018

    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

  6. Amorphous Technologies International And Roctool Announce Exclusive Partnership And The Commercial Launch Of Roctool’s Heat and Cool Molding Technology For Amorphous Alloys
    1/3/2018

    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

  7. Lollicup® USA, Inc. Brings Manufacturing Back To The U.S.
    12/28/2017

    Lollicup® USA, Inc. continues its push towards bringing manufacturing back to the U.S

  8. Ravago Americas Announces Acquisition Of Polymer Technology & Services, LLC With Integration Into Amco Polymers
    12/21/2017

    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

  9. ATRP Solutions, Inc. Renamed Pilot Polymer Technologies, Inc.
    12/21/2017

    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.”

  10. Myers Industries Completes Divestiture Of Brazilian Operations
    12/20/2017

    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