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  • Minnesota R&P establishes new leader, focus

    Sep 02, 2014

    MINNEAPOLIS-—With new leadership, Minnesota Rubber & Plastics is setting the foundation for long-term success. Quadion L.L.C., which does business as Minnesota Rubber & Plastics, appointed Marlin Braun as its CEO, succeeding Jim Lande, who retired from Quadion after serving as CEO since 1985.

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  • ESOP plan becomes success at New Age Industries

    Aug 29, 2014

    SOUTHAMPTON, Pa.—NewAge Industries Inc., which has manufactured plastic and rubber tubing, high purity single-use fluid transfer systems for the biopharmaceutical industry for 60 years, has been gaining attention recently because of its successful Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

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  • Evonik business plans price boost of up to 10%

    Aug 29, 2014

    ESSEN, Germany—Evonik A.G.'s Business Line Interface and Performance unit plans to increase its prices up to 10 percent or as contracts allow, effective Oct. 1.

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  • Momentive creditors move to accept bankruptcy plan

    By: Dawn McCarty and Sophia Pearson Bloomberg News Aug 29, 2014

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y.—Some senior lenders to Apollo Global Management L.L.C.'s Momentive Performance Materials Inc. said they want to change their vote on the chemical company's bankruptcy plan to “yes” so they can collect a cash payment.

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