Industry News

  1. RL Hudson & Company Announces Acquisition Of Specialized Precision Plastic Injection Molding Company, Rapid Production Tooling, Inc.
    7/19/2018

    RL Hudson has completed the acquisition of Colorado-based Rapid Production Tooling, Inc., a technically superior injection mold tooling company. The acquisition will allow RL Hudson to leverage additional technology and capability to provide turnkey service to customers

  2. Lehigh Technologies Announces Completion Of Micronized Rubber Powder Manufacturing Plant In Spain
    7/17/2018

    Lehigh Technologies, a specialty chemicals company that produces sustainable raw materialsfrom end-of-life tires and post-industrial rubber, recently announced that production has started at its new Murillo el Fruto Micronized Rubber Powder (MRP) plant in Navarra, Spain

  3. Reid Canada, A Subsidiary Of Consolidated Container Company, To Acquire Deltapac Packaging
    7/5/2018

    Reid Canada, a subsidiary of Consolidated Container Company, is excited to announce that it has acquired the assets of Deltapac Packaging, located in Montreal, Quebec. Deltapac is a leading manufacturer of plastic bottles servicing the specialty chemical, cosmetic, food, and pharmaceutical industries 

  4. Mueller Industries, Inc. Acquires ATCO Rubber Products
    7/2/2018

    Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI) announced today that it has acquired ATCO Rubber Products, Inc. (ATCO) for approximately $162.8 million. ATCO is an industry leader in the manufacturing and distribution of insulated HVAC flexible duct systems and will support the Company’s strategy to grow its Climate Products businesses to become a more valuable resource to its HVAC customers. ATCO had revenues of approximately $166 million with 800 employees in its fiscal year ending December

  5. Extreme Plastics Plus And Mustang Energy Services Announce Merger To Form Market Leader In Environmental Containment Solutions
    7/2/2018

    Recently, Extreme Plastics Plus (EPP) and Mustang Energy Services (Mustang) announced a merger to create one of the country’s largest environmental containment services companies

  6. Ward/Kraft Announces Expansion Of Plastics Division
    7/1/2018

    Ward/Kraft, Inc. is pleased to announce a 12,000 square foot building expansion to their WK Plastics division. The recent increased sales growth has resulted in the division’s need to add extra space and equipment to keep up with the growing production demands

  7. Lifecycle Biotechnologies Launches The Sustainable Lifecycle Recycling Program For SAFEthread™ Drums
    6/26/2018

    Lifecycle is committed to making a sustainable difference. As a medical grade plastic manufacturer, our commitment starts with a recycling program unlike any other life science tools supplier for our SAFEthread™ Drums

  8. ExxonMobil Singapore Butyl And Resins Plants Begin Production
    6/20/2018

    ExxonMobil said recently it has started production of hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin and halobutyl rubber at its integrated manufacturing complex in Singapore, the company’s largest integrated refining and petrochemical complex in the world

  9. Gabriel Invests $2MM In Mercaptan Capacity
    6/12/2018

    Gabriel has seen steady demand growth for its CapCure and Gabepro poly-mercaptan epoxy curing agents. To meet this demand, the company is investing over $2MM to expand capacity in its Ashtabula, OH production facility

  10. Local Entrepreneur Mass Producing Unique Environmental Product To Combat Plastic Waste Contamination Through Public Support
    6/12/2018

    Marc Mataya, Charlotte resident and serial inventor, created the Leaf Burrito®, a reusable yard waste removal bag, which is designed to help eliminate detrimental single-purpose plastic bags