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Plastic Omnium expects to double revenue in China by 2021

French automotive components molder Plastic Omnium expects to double its revenue in China to 9.66 billion yuan (1.3 billion euros) by 2021, supported by a new research and development center and test lab in Wuhan.


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Industry vet Franz gazes on plastics’ ‘vast’ future

As part of a special report on the 75th anniversary of the Society of Plastics Engineers, Plastics News asked a number of executives for their thoughts on what the industry will look like in 25 years. In his 45 years in the plastics machinery industry, the globe-trotting Helmar Franz has been an executive on three continents


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Chinese firms see gains but worry over costs, trade

China's Hong Kong-listed plastics companies are reporting mixed results for 2016, with some helped by government infrastructure spending, while others were citing increased pressure to move to lower cost countries like Vietnam or watching for signs of potential trade wars.


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American injection molder grows from 'crawl' to 'run' in China

Steady growth is prompting Poly-Cast Plastics (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., a U.S.-owned injection molding company in China, to plan a sizable expansion.


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HP says 3D printing is moving from niche to production

Computer and printer maker HP Inc. is getting into the additive manufacturing industry and believes the new technology could disrupt traditional plastics processes like injection molding.


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Lights out with Evco Plastics in China

Dongguan, China -- In Southern China's bustling Pearl River Delta, Evco Plastics Inc. is mapping out an ambitious strategy far from its corporate headquarters in rustic DeForest, Wisconsin.


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German company producing micromolded Teflon parts

Rohde & Schwarz, a family-owned injection molder in Munich, is producing micromolded parts made of Teflon on presses from Wittmann Battenfeld GmbH.


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Reports: Foxconn considering Pennsylvania molding plant

Apple supplier Foxconn Technology Group is in early discussions about setting up an injection molding factory in Pennsylvania, as part of a look at a larger manufacturing presence in the United States, according to press reports.


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Jade Group expands in China

Molder and mold maker Jade Group International LLC has moved its tooling operation to an expanded facility in Zhongshan, Guangdong province, to meet what it says is increased demand from North America and Europe.


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Massive Lego plant opens in China, keeps focus on sustainability

Toy molder Lego A/S has a new 1.77 million-square-foot injection molding plant in China that, when it's operating at full capacity, will make 72 billion ABS bricks annually.


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