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Schulman expands presence in Asia through compounding acquisition

Thursday, September 5th, 2013 | Permalink

A. Schulman, Inc. (Akron, OH) has ascquired the Perrite Group , a thermoplastics compounder with operations in Malaysia, the United Kingdom and France, for approximately $52 million. Perrite was part of the Vita Group portfolio of companies. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Dyson compounding read more

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Automotive suppliers may face critical challenges

Monday, August 19th, 2013 | Permalink

All Sites Last week, in Traverse City, MI, the annual Center for Automotive Research’s Management Briefing Seminars were held, and the topics covered the good, the bad and the ugly. According to IHS SupplierBusiness the primary discussions covered the “restraining effect of supplier bottlenecks on the surge in new-vehicle sales in the United States; the industry’s struggle to launch vehicles on time and without quality snags; the coming shrinkage of the Detroit 3 supply base; and General Motors’ new rules for suppliers.”     read more

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Italian firm investing in US compounding facility

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 | Permalink

The SO.F.TER. Group (Forlì, Italy), one of the world’s largest independent compounders, is constructing a new compounding facility in the United States dedicated to the production, development and sale of plastic compounds based on polyamide, polypropylene, thermoplastic elastomers as well as other advanced plastics. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

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Computerized system boosts patient safety

Friday, June 28th, 2013 | Permalink

A fascinating product on display in a very low-key manner at MD&M East in Philadelphia last week shows future trends in both medical care and plastics contract manufacturing in the United States. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Issue Date:  PT – June 2013 Keywords:  Mack Molding MD&M East J&J read more

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Home heatlhcare is driving medical plastics innovations

Friday, May 17th, 2013 | Permalink

The drive to reduce medical costs in the United States is triggering more patient care in their homes, where costs are lower and there are reduced risks to acquire potentially deadly infections, such as MRSA and other penicillin-resistant bacteria. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Arkema bioplastic polycarbonate read more

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