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Thombert continues growth with single focus
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Some manufacturers say it's crazy to focus heavily on one market. But Thombert Inc. doesn't fall into that category. That's exactly what it did decades ago. The company...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Thombert has found success by focusing on one market: polyurethane forklift tires and wheels. CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Thombert has found success by focusing on one market: polyurethane forklift tires and wheels. $CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Thombert has found success by focusing on one market: polyurethane forklift tires and wheels.
Kipe Molds rebounding after tough few years
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PLACENTIA, Calif.—Kipe Molds Inc. has had to overcome an identity crisis of sorts in recent years. In surveying customers, the Placentia-based maker of molds, cold-runner technology and...
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PLACENTIA, Calif.—Kipe Molds Inc. has had to overcome an identity crisis of sorts in recent years. PLACENTIA, Calif.—Kipe Molds Inc. has had to overcome an identity crisis of sorts in recent years. $PLACENTIA, Calif.—Kipe Molds Inc. has had to overcome an identity crisis of sorts in recent years.
Evonik targets U.S. for new silica plant
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ESSEN, Germany—Evonik A.G. said in a news release that it is planning to make the largest investment in North America in the past five years with a new production plant for precipitated...
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ESSEN, Germany—Evonik A.G. said in a news release that it is planning to make the largest investment in North America in the past five years with a new production plant for precipitated silica. ESSEN, Germany—Evonik A.G. said in a news release that it is planning to make the largest investment in North America in the past five years with a new production plant for precipitated silica. $ESSEN, Germany—Evonik A.G. said in a news release that it is planning to make the largest investment in North America in the past five years with a new production plant for precipitated silica.
Urethane acquisition paying dividends for Philpott
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—When Philpott Rubber Co. purchased Urethane Products Industries Inc. in December 2012 to create Philpott Industrial Plastics Enterprises, it was looking to add a business...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Philpott Rubber's purchase of Urethane Products Industries more than two years ago is paying off for the company. CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Philpott Rubber's purchase of Urethane Products Industries more than two years ago is paying off for the company. $CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Philpott Rubber's purchase of Urethane Products Industries more than two years ago is paying off for the company.
Polyurethane maker grows Ga. business
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Hanson Group L.L.C. is expanding rapidly—both physically and via new technology, innovations and products. A versatile producer of a wide assortment of goods, the...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Hanson Group L.L.C. is expanding rapidly—both physically and via new technology, innovations and products. CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Hanson Group L.L.C. is expanding rapidly—both physically and via new technology, innovations and products. $CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Hanson Group L.L.C. is expanding rapidly—both physically and via new technology, innovations and products.
Expanding base; Molded Dimensions buys mold maker, plans to add plant
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Urethane and rubber product maker Molded Dimensions Inc. has expanded its operation and increased its capabilities with the addition of a mold maker. It also plans to...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Urethane and rubber product maker Molded Dimensions Inc. has expanded its operation and increased its capabilities. CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Urethane and rubber product maker Molded Dimensions Inc. has expanded its operation and increased its capabilities. $CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Urethane and rubber product maker Molded Dimensions Inc. has expanded its operation and increased its capabilities.
MOCA issue taking an international twist
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Everybody calls it MOCA. Nobody calls the curing agent frequently used in polyurethane products by its full name: 4,4'-methylene-bis (2-chloroailine). Either way, it has been ...
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CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Though it's been decades since the polyurethane industry fought the U.S. government over MOCA, the issue still resonates with members of the Polyurethane Manufacturers Association. CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Though it's been decades since the polyurethane industry fought the U.S. government over MOCA, the issue still resonates with members of the Polyurethane Manufacturers Association. $CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Though it's been decades since the polyurethane industry fought the U.S. government over MOCA, the issue still resonates with members of the Polyurethane Manufacturers Association.
Rolling along; Passaic bolsters operation with purchase of Pershing
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WAYNE, N.J.—Passaic Rubber Co. has purchased Pershing Roller Corp. from owner Bill Powers to create a new market for the company and expand the firm's rubber roller operation. It acquired...
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WAYNE, N.J.—Passaic Rubber has purchased Pershing Roller to create a new market and expand the firm's rubber roller operation. WAYNE, N.J.—Passaic Rubber has purchased Pershing Roller to create a new market and expand the firm's rubber roller operation. $WAYNE, N.J.—Passaic Rubber has purchased Pershing Roller to create a new market and expand the firm's rubber roller operation.
Monolith to build carbon black facility
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HALLAM, Neb.—Monolith Materials is teaming up with the Nebraska Public Power District and the governor of Nebraska to build a new plant that uses a cleaner process to manufacture carbon...
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HALLAM, Neb.—Monolith Materials is teaming up with Nebraska to build a new plant to manufacture carbon black. HALLAM, Neb.—Monolith Materials is teaming up with Nebraska to build a new plant to manufacture carbon black. $HALLAM, Neb.—Monolith Materials is teaming up with Nebraska to build a new plant to manufacture carbon black.
Former Dynasol executive to lead IISRP
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HOUSTON—Juan Ramon Salinas has been named to succeed James L. McGraw as leader of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers. Salinas, a 17-year veteran at Dynasol, will...
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HOUSTON—Juan Ramon Salinas has been named to succeed James L. McGraw as leader of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers. HOUSTON—Juan Ramon Salinas has been named to succeed James L. McGraw as leader of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers. $HOUSTON—Juan Ramon Salinas has been named to succeed James L. McGraw as leader of the International Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers.
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