NEWS

Maguire Buys Stake in O.A. Newton

1/25/2021

Investment has the potential to expand the capabilities of Maguire in the bulk material handling phase of the process industries.

Biopolymer Producer Aquapak Gets Major Investment from Private Equity Firm

1/25/2021

ADM Capital’s Cibus Enterprise Fund is investing in Aquapak’s Hyrdopol bioplastic technology.

Joint Research Work on Antimicrobial Polymers Underway

1/25/2021

U. of Postdam and Fraunhofer IAP aim to develop new  antimicrobial polymers as alternatives to antibiotics  

SI Group Announced Price Hikes on Antioxidants

1/22/2021

Driven by increases in raw material and freight costs, SI Group increases prices of its antioxidants.

GPD Companies to Acquire European Materials Distributor Distrupol

1/22/2021

Acquisition by affiliate of One Rock Capital Partners to form group of leading global value-added materials distributors.  

Barnes Group Names New Head for Molding Solutions Unit

1/22/2021

Jessica Poliner has been named president of the unit, which includes Synventive, Thermoplay, männer, FOBOHA, Priamus, and Gammaflux, replacing Norbert Scheid who retired.

Engel’s Wintec Brand of Injection Molding Machines Starts Distribution in Europe

1/22/2021

The line of Chinese-made dual-platen large-scale presses, which launched in 2014, will now be available globally.

Arkema and Polymer Engineering Develop Blending Technology for Kynar Flex PVDF and Rubber

1/21/2021

The capability to blend Kynar Flex PVDF with various types of rubber developed by Arkema and Polymer Engineering results in products that have a range of properties offered by each respective component.  

Freudenberg Medical Adds Six Machines

1/21/2021

The Arburg, Wittmann Battenfeld and Toyo machines installed in Baldwin Park, Calif. support component production for in-vitro diagnostic test kits.

Diversified Plastics Installs Six Vertical Injection Molding Machines

1/21/2021

The company added all-electric Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, Niigata and Nissei molding machines  to its Minnesota facility in support of medical device customers and other manufacturers.