Wavin, the plastic pipe manufacturer, is proposing to close down its Brandon factory near Durham as part of a restructuring programme. The group, which is owned by Mexican chemicals giant Mexichem, said it would create two new manufacturing facilities; one in Doncaster, the other in Chippenham.
9 September 2014
Germany-based Reimotech, a subsidiary of the Reifenhäuser Group, has announced that a major Chinese produce of strapping tapes has expanded its production capacities by purchasing a Reimotec line for the production of PP and PET strapping tapes.
3 September 2014
An undisclosed major Chinese pipe manufacturer has ordered 25 extruders from German-Austrian company Battenfeld-Cincinnati’s subsidiary, Battenfeld-Cincinnati Extrusion Systems in Foshan, China.
1 September 2014
Tien Phong Plastic is set to become the first pipe manufacturer in Vietnam able to produce large PE pipes with external diameters of up to 2,000 mm. Austrian machinery manufacturer Battenfeld-Cincinnati said Tien Phong has ordered a complete pipe extrusion line for the new product, and this line will be delivered in spring 2015.
13 August 2014
Danish-owned fishing and sports equipment producer Poldan Net has announced plans to increase its output capacity with the launch of a new production hall in Słupsk-Włynkowo, in Poland’s north.
11 August 2014
Witte Pumps & Technology, the German maker of gear pumps for extrusion, has moved into a new headquarters factory in the Hamburg area, and the company is also beefing up its US operation. The new plant in Tornesch, Germany has 3,500 square meters of production space.
28 July 2014
The offices are quiet at the China facility of Windmöller & Hölscher, the German manufacturer of blown and cast film and printing presses, which began operations near Shanghai at the beginning of the year.
18 July 2014
Belgium-based flooring company Beaulieu International Group will build a manufacturing plant in Cartersville, Georgia, giving the business its first US headquarters in a state where vinyl tile, rugs and carpeting are part of a rebounding economy.
16 July 2014
European vinyl sheet and profiles extruder Profine Group has just completed expansion of its PVC-U window profiles production facility at Voskresensk in Russia.
15 July 2014
Three executives have purchased twin-screw extruder maker Theysohn Extrusionstechnik and its extrusion components subsidiary, Theysohn Extruder-Komponenten Salzgitter.
14 July 2014
The Sendenhorst, Germany-based Veka Group, a leading extruder of PVC-U profile systems for doors and windows, has announced the completion of its acquisition of its competitor Gealan Holding.
11 July 2014
Chinese company Guangdong Huasheng Plastics has purchased a thermoforming sheet extrusion line with a high speed extruder and a Multi-Touch roll stack from Battenfeld-Cincinnati’s packaging division.
18 June 2014
After completing the acquisition of Italtech, Ahmedabad, India-based Windsor Machines has started working towards its next joint venture or acquisition.
16 June 2014
Austria-based GHS Global Housing Solutions has won a tender to build up to 3,000 kindergartens in Brazil – to accommodate more than 400,000 children in 14 federal states.
9 June 2014
Germany-based Breyer group has announced that it has recently received two new orders to manufacture extrusion lines for the production of PET film from a company located in the Middle East.
4 June 2014