Archive for March, 2008

Octal’s New PET Plastic Plant to Feature Direct to Sheet Technology

Friday, March 28th, 2008

Octal’s New PET Plastic Plant to Feature Direct to Sheet Technology
PR Newswire (press release), NY - 21 hours ago
We know that thermoformers benefit from this by being able to minimize side trim, which is a direct material savings.” Octal has engaged Fluor Enterprise,

Intek Plastics acquires Elite Plastic Corp. - Hastings Star Gazette

Thursday, March 27th, 2008
Intek Plastics acquires Elite Plastic Corp.
Hastings Star Gazette, MN - 8 hours ago
Intek Plastics of Hastings, a leader in custom plastic extrusion and fabrication, announced it has acquired the assets of Elite Plastic Corp. of Hawthorne,

Peak International to be acquired by S&G Company for $24.8 million … - Forbes

Thursday, March 27th, 2008
Peak International to be acquired by S&G Company for $24.8 million
Forbes, NY - Mar 27, 2008
S&G is a supplier of plastic extrusion and thermoform molded products for the semiconductor industry. Shares of Peak, a Hong Kong-based packaging and
S&G Company, Ltd. Announces Agreement to Acquire Peak FOXBusiness
Peak Agrees To Be Acquired For $2.00 Per Share In Cash In A $24.8 RTT News
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Venture capital: A profit in saving the planet

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

A profit in saving the planet
Times Online, UK - Mar 24, 2008
The company also supports DeepStream, of Bangor, which is developing sensors to measure energy as it is used, with the aim of achieving more efficient power

Chinaust building pipe and tubing plants in Shanghai

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

via Plastics-industry News - Congoo on 3/25/08
- Chinese pipe maker Chinaust Group Corp. is building two factories in Shanghai to meet growing demand in the automotive tubing and water and natural gas pipe distribution markets in China. The Zhuozhou,

Alpha Marathon reemerges under new name - Canadian Plastics

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Alpha Marathon reemerges under new name
Canadian Plastics, Canada - 23 hours ago
Woodbridge, Ont.-based blown film extrusion and bubble cast equipment manufacturer Alpha Marathon Technologies Group Inc. is back to work under a new name

ExxonMobil Chemical Launches Enable MPE - Quick Facts - Trading Markets (press release)

Monday, March 24th, 2008

ExxonMobil Chemical Launches Enable MPE - Quick Facts
Trading Markets (press release), CA - 2 hours ago
a new metallocene polyethylene platform, Enable mPE, to help converters enhance their extrusion operations, while providing excellent film performance.

ExxonMobil Chemical Company's New Enable(TM) Metallocene … - WELT ONLINE

Monday, March 24th, 2008
ExxonMobil Chemical Company's New Enable(TM) Metallocene
WELT ONLINE, Germany - Mar 24, 2008
ExxonMobil Chemical Company has introduced a new metallocene polyethylene (mPE) platform, Enable™ mPE, to help converters enhance their extrusion operations

ExxonMobil Chemical Company: New Enable(TM) Metallocene … - WELT ONLINE

Monday, March 24th, 2008

ExxonMobil Chemical Company’s New Enable(TM) Metallocene
WELT ONLINE, Germany - 2 hours ago
ExxonMobil Chemical Company has introduced a new metallocene polyethylene (mPE) platform, Enable™ mPE, to help converters enhance their extrusion operations

Company news - Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription)

Saturday, March 22nd, 2008

Company news
Minneapolis Star Tribune (subscription), MN - Mar 21, 2008
Intek makes custom extrusion products for manufacturers in a variety of fields, including agricultural, construction, retail, refrigeration, appliance,