Feeling undervalued, China XD Plastics eyes leaving Nasdaq

The chairman of China XD Plastics Co. Ltd. and an affiliate of private equity firm Morgan Stanley are making a bid to take the large automotive plastics compounder


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China starts new crackdown on plastics scrap imports

The Chinese government plans to launch a new crackdown on imports of plastics scrap as part of a larger campaign against illegal smuggling of "foreign


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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


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Ikea targets EPS, and plastics industry fights back

The plastics industry in North America and Europe is fighting back against global furniture retailer and manufacturer Ikea's plans to phase out expanded polystyrene


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Kingfa to invest $60 million, add 150 jobs near Detroit

Kingfa Science and Technology (USA) Inc. plans to invest $60 million (412.5 million RMB) and create 150 jobs with an expansion of its Canton Township, Mich.


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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


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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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Clariant marking system fights medical counterfeiting

Additive and color masterbatch group Clariant has launched the Plastiward system, which uses anti-counterfeiting marker additives for polymers in medical and


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Euro Parliament committee wants return to ambitious waste plan

The European Parliament's Environment Committee has called for boosting recycling and reducing packaging waste in its amendment to the draft European Union


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Teijin expands in medical implantables

Teijin Ltd. said Jan. 24 that it acquired a controlling interest in a small company making bioresorbable medical implants.


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