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ABC Technologies buying German auto parts molder Karl Etzel

Etzel is a Tier 1 and Tier 2 supplier that manufactures interior and exterior parts for the German luxury auto market.

Plastics and recycling company Loop Industries selects site in France for first European Infinite Loop facility

The new site at Port-Jérôme-sur-Seine will focus on manufacturing recycled PET and polyester fiber.

Eastman to build $1 billion chemical recycling facility in France

Expected to be operational by 2025, Eastman says it will be the world's biggest molecular recycling facility for waste plastics in France.

NatureWorks relocating to new headquarters, R&D facility

The move into the plant in Plymouth, Minn., is prompted by the rapid growth in the market for sustainable biomaterials.

Materials supplier Gelest names new president

The Morrisville, Pa.-based firm has appointed company veteran Jonathan Goff to the role.

Tank Holding acquires rotomolder Dutchland Plastics

Dutchland makes high-volume rotationally molded products including kayaks, coolers, playground equipment, and furniture at manufacturing sites in Oostburg, Wis., and Canastota, N.Y.

Pipe extruder Aliaxis acquires fittings maker Harco

Harco will become part of the Canada-based Ipex Group.

Tekni-Plex acquires assets of Fibro Corp.

The transaction aims to expand Tekni-Plex’s materials science solutions in the fresh food marketplace to include a broader range of sustainable, pulp-based packaging solutions.
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