News - 16 Mar 2004
Rexam have reached an agreement that will see them sell off four of its European thin wall plastics operations to RPC Group Plc, a manufacturer of plastic packaging products. The purchase price for...
News - 15 Mar 2004
Slater Steel have completed their recently announced sale of substantially all of the assets of Sorel Forge to a subsidiary of A Finkl & Sons for approximately $41 million.
Sorel Forge, located...
News - 4 Mar 2004
BASF have acquired Foam Enterprises for an undisclosed amount.
Foam Enterprises are a supplier of polyurethane materials for the spray, pour, froth and moulding markets. These markets serve...
News - 27 Feb 2004
Freudenberg have established a new division, Freudenberg Chemical Specialties following their take over of US-based release agents company Chem-Trend. The move was taken to consolidate their...
News - 16 Feb 2004
The organization that represents the European PET industry, PETCORE announced that they will call for a ban on Oriented Polystyrene Sleeves, used in the packaging of PET bottles.
PETCORE is calling...
News - 11 Feb 2004
The Thermoplastics Testing Center of Bayer MaterialsScience AG, formerly the technical services laboratory at Bayer’s site at Krefold-Uerdingen can now provide a one stop service for the testing...
News - 10 Feb 2004
Bunzl have purchased Skiffy Group from IWP International for 28.1 million Euros.
Skiffy, a Netherland’s-based are a manufacturer of injection moulded plastics parts and small metal parts....
News - 27 Jan 2004
Drivers of commercial vehicles and cars will not only be able to brake more quickly in future, braking is also set to get quieter.
The new modifier increases both the flexibility of friction and...
News - 21 Jan 2004
Eastman Chemical Company has launched www.ClearlyMedical.com, a Web site dedicated to plastic solutions for the medical device industry. The site, located at www.clearlymedical.com, features case...
News - 21 Jan 2004
The TrailSkate™ all-terrain skate's innovative design features a rugged chassis – essentially a ski on wheels – molded from a new super-strong DuPont™ Zytel® HTN high...