Ampacet Acquires Liad Weighing and Control Systems

Ampacet’s acquisition of Israeli company Liad marks its entry into the auxiliary equipment business. 


Ascend to Acquire Compounding & Masterbatch Business of Poliblend and Esseti Plast

Ascend’s pending acquisition will broaden its portfolio of nylon 66 offerings and mark its entry into nylon 6, PBT and POM.

Consumer Products

Exact Metrology Set to Open New Center in Illinois

Exact Metrology’s new facility will serve as a training, support, contract measurement and sales center.

Injection Molding

Thermoplastic Honeycomb Sandwich for Overmolding Into Thinner Lightweight Composites

Econcore’s new ThermHex organosandwich of thermoplastic honeycomb surfaced with long-fiber organosheet offers new composite overmolding alternatives.


BASF has Closed Acquisition of Solvay's Nylon 66 Business

Through the backward integration into key raw material ADN, BASF is now present along the entire nylon 66 value chain.


Domo Chemicals Completes Acquisition of Solvay's Performance Nylons Business in Europe

With this acquisition, Domo makes its entry into the nylon 66 business.


Chroma Color Acquires Plastics Color Corp.

Chroma has further expanded its colorant and additives business with its newest acquisition of Plastics Color.


ASTM International Standard Supports Brominated Flame Retardants in Plastics

“New standard will be a fundamental tool for assessing the potential exposure to brominated flame retardants during a product’s life cycle ...”


Solvay Bring Online New HALS Additives Capacity

Increased capacity of Solvay’s HALS products satisfies increased demand for UV stabilizers.

All Electric & Hybrid Machines

New North American Office & New Presses for Bole Machinery

Bole America in Stow, Ohio, offers new models of two-platen and servohydraulic toggle presses.