Gurit acquires BASF's PET business
Zurich, Switzerland-based Gurit, the composite parts and components group, has announced that it has acquired BASF's PET structural foam business for an undisclosed amount.
Medical tech firm BD to expand Hungary syringe plant
US medical technology group Becton Dickinson & Co (BD) is planning to expand production capacity at its syringe manufacturing plant in Tatabánya, Hungary.
Uponor to close Spanish PEX pipe plant
European pipe extruder Uponor Corporation has announced that it will close down its cross-linked polyethylene (PEX) pipe manufacturing plant in Spain.
New trends hold promise for plastic caps
Directional changes among food and drink brands are providing opportunities in the caps and closures market, according to research group Euromonitor.
Marpol takes over Polish plastic packaging maker
Polish plastic packaging maker Marpol S.A. has obtained a permission from the country’s competition watchdog UOKiK to take over local plastic packaging producer GTX Hanex Plastic sp. z o.o. from investment fund Argus Capital.