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Former Husky Vp Michael Urquhart Joins Npe2015 Sales Team

Former Husky Vp Michael Urquhart Joins Npe2015 Sales Team

Global Marketer Brings Expertise in PET and Other Packaging Sectors WASHINGTON, DC, U.S.A., August 27, 2014: Michael Urquhart will work in cooperation with Gunther Hoyt Associates, a key international sales agent for NPE2015: The International Plastics  Showcase, it was announced today by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, which produces the triennial NPE shows. NPE2015 will take placeRead More

Indian PVC buyers seek price relief

PVC buyers in India are taking a cautious approach to the market as they believe that they will be able to obtain some price relief in the coming weeks as per the pricing service of ChemOrbis. Although demand may start to pick up following the expected end of the monsoon season in September, buyers neverthelessRead More

September hints at softer outlook for PP in Europe

In Europe, late August deals for PP are being concluded with decreases while trading activities are muted as players are returning from the holidays in South Europe while others are focused on the September outlook as per the pricing service of ChemOrbis. A West European producer settled their August gentlemen’s agreements for PP with decreasesRead More

A world first: Ceresana Analyzes the Global Market for Xylene

Xylenes are aromatic, colorless liquids needed, e.g., for PET plastics , PVC plasticizers, fuels and solvents. In the now available analysis of the global market for xylene, the market research institute Ceresana provides data concerning individual xylene isomers: for the first time, markets  for para-, ortho- and metaxylene split by important countries and regions areRead More

Milacron of US plans $30 million capex in India

MUMBAI, AUGUST 20: The US-based Milacron LLC, one of the largest moulding machine manufacturers, plans to invest $30 million (about ₹182 crore) in India and double its head count in the country to 2,000 in the next three years. The Indian subsidiary has manufacturing units in Ahmedabad and Coimbatore. Ferromatik Milacron India proposes to doubleRead More

After 25 years, Engel’s innovative tie-bar-less technology still going strong

Twenty-five years ago, Engel decided to boldly go where no man had gone before. Going against the received wisdom of the time, the company developed a revolutionary, tie-bar-less design for its newest machines, which the company unveiled at the 1989 K Show in Düsseldorf. Although the logic of the new technology was clear to all,Read More

TVV Capital Acquires Design Molded Plastics

Top-Performing Private Equity Firm Continues High-Value Investments in Niche Manufacturing Space NASHVILLE, TN–(Marketwired – Aug 19, 2014) – TVV Capital, an operationally focused private equity firm, announced today that it has acquired Ohio-based Design Molded Plastics (DMP). Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition of DMP is the fifth investment from TVV Capital’sRead More

Recycled Plastics Live on at School

TORONTO, Aug. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Looking to live a greener lifestyle? Next time you’re replenishing school supplies, look for products made with recycled plastics and other recycled materials . From backpacks to pencils to lunch containers, many school essentials now are made with recycled plastics—creating another life for these valuable materials. And schoolsRead More

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