Plastics

Insights on the Conditioning Agent Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Amway, Avon Products and Beiersdorf Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 9:28am

The "Conditioning Agent - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Conditioning Agent - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The 296-page report presents concise insights into how the pandemic has impacted production and the buy side for 2020 and 2021.
  • The U.S. Market is Estimated at 20 Thousand Tonnes, While China is Forecast to Grow at 7.6% CAGR
    The Conditioning Agent market in the U.S. is estimated at 20 Thousand Tonnes in the year 2020.
  • In the global Fabric Conditioning Agents segment, USA, Canada, Japan, China and Europe will drive the 3.6% CAGR estimated for this segment.

EXCiPACT Certification for c-LEcta’s High Production Standards

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 8:00am

The certificate confirms compliance with particularly high quality standards in production and distribution.

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  • The certificate confirms compliance with particularly high quality standards in production and distribution.
  • EXCiPACT certification is internationally recognized and confirms that c-LEcta complies with Good Manufacturing Practice and Good Distribution Practice for pharmaceutical excipients.
  • The EXCiPACT certification program, launched by an international initiative of industry experts in January 2012, defines binding quality standards of GMP and GDP.
  • The certification was carried out by DQS GmbH, an independent certification body recognized by EXCiPACT.

Domtar Corporation Announces Cash Tender Offers for 4.400%, 6.750% and 6.250% Senior Notes

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 12:35am

The actual Reference Yield used to determine the actual Total Consideration for each series of Notes will be calculated on the Tender Offer Price Determination Date.

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  • The actual Reference Yield used to determine the actual Total Consideration for each series of Notes will be calculated on the Tender Offer Price Determination Date.
  • Holders are urged to read the Offer to Purchase carefully before making any decision with respect to the Offers.
  • has been appointed as information agent (the Information Agent) and tender agent (the Tender Agent) in connection with the Offers.
  • Holders must make their own decision as to whether to tender any of their Notes and, if so, the principal amounts of Notes to tender.

EmpireEMCO Debuts New Logo and Website Reflecting Enhanced Packaging Capabilities

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 10:00pm

Underscoring this dedication to service and partnership is the new EmpireEMCO logo.

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  • Underscoring this dedication to service and partnership is the new EmpireEMCO logo.
  • The vibrant two-color execution in orange and purple is a further expression of the company's dynamic approach in providing the highest quality packaging.
  • Along with its new visual identity, EmpireEMCO is introducing a completely new website at http://www.empireemco.com .
  • Originally established in 1906 as Empire State Bottle and Barrel, EmpireEMCO is a leading supplier of standard and custom packaging solutions.

Pexco LLC Acquires Altaflo

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:42pm

Pexco LLC, a leading North American specialty plastics extruder, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Altaflo, LLC.

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  • Pexco LLC, a leading North American specialty plastics extruder, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Altaflo, LLC.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210301005997/en/
    Pexco LLC Acquires Altaflo (Photo: Business Wire)
    Founded in 2006 by Mary Hyde and Chris Bishop, Altaflo has built a strong reputation for developing exceptional fluid handling solutions for aggressive applications, delivering the highest possible purity levels.
  • Pexco CEO Sam Patel stated, We are extremely pleased to welcome Altaflo to the Pexco family.
  • Pexco looks forward to growing Altaflo by broadening the spectrum of solutions available to their customers.

GrafTech Announces Secondary Offering of Common Stock by Existing Stockholder

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:30pm

GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE: EAF) (GrafTech or the Company) today announced that an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Brookfield Business Partners LP, members of the Brookfield consortium that has an existing ownership interest in GrafTech, intends, subject to market conditions, to offer 30,000,000 shares of GrafTech common stock in an underwritten secondary offering.

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  • GrafTech International Ltd. (NYSE: EAF) (GrafTech or the Company) today announced that an affiliate of Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Brookfield Business Partners LP, members of the Brookfield consortium that has an existing ownership interest in GrafTech, intends, subject to market conditions, to offer 30,000,000 shares of GrafTech common stock in an underwritten secondary offering.
  • The selling stockholder will receive all of the net proceeds from the offering.
  • GrafTech is not offering any shares of common stock in the offering.
  • The offering of the common stock will be made only by means of the prospectus and related prospectus supplement.

Ampco-Pittsburgh (NYSE: AP) Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Results Conference Call

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:22pm

Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE: AP) will hold a conference call on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.

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  • Ampco-Pittsburgh Corporation (NYSE: AP) will hold a conference call on Thursday, March 18, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.
  • If you would like to participate in the conference call, please register using the link below or by dialing 1-844-308-3408 at least five minutes before the 10:30 a.m.
  • We encourage participants to pre-register for the conference call using the following link.
  • Callers who pre-register will be given a conference passcode and unique PIN to gain immediate access to the call and bypass the live operator.

Columbus McKinnon to Acquire Dorner Manufacturing; New Platform for Intelligent Motion Provides Catalyst for Growth

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:15pm

David J. Wilson, President and CEO of Columbus McKinnon, commented, The acquisition of Dorner provides a catalyst for growth in extremely attractive markets and begins the process of reimagining the future of Columbus McKinnon.

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  • David J. Wilson, President and CEO of Columbus McKinnon, commented, The acquisition of Dorner provides a catalyst for growth in extremely attractive markets and begins the process of reimagining the future of Columbus McKinnon.
  • Dorner advances our strategy to broaden expertise in intelligent motion solutions for material handling, provides access to high-growth secular markets and strengthens our earnings power.
  • Dorner creates a growth catalyst for Columbus McKinnon and provides diversification into attractive end-markets.
  • Gregory P. Rustowicz, Chief Financial Officer of Columbus McKinnon, noted, We have consistently demonstrated our ability to quickly de-lever our balance sheet following acquisitions.

Natuzzi Announces the Closing of the Sale of Impe S.p.A. to the Vita Group

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 9:30pm

Natuzzi S.p.A. (the Company and, together with its subsidiaries, the Group) announced today the successful completion of the transaction contemplated by the agreement that the Company and the Vita Group (or Vita) entered into on January 8, 2021 (the Agreement).

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  • Natuzzi S.p.A. (the Company and, together with its subsidiaries, the Group) announced today the successful completion of the transaction contemplated by the agreement that the Company and the Vita Group (or Vita) entered into on January 8, 2021 (the Agreement).
  • Pursuant to the Agreement, Vita Italy S.r.l., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Vita Group, has acquired, effective today, the entire share capital of I.M.P.E.
  • S.p.A., a formerly wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company dedicated to the production of flexible polyurethane foam and based in Naples, Italy.
  • Vita has responded to the urgent need for products and materials to support healthcare, care homes, medical and hygiene applications during the COVID-19 emergency.

Leading Industrial Container Provider Shifts Brand in Commitment to Sustainable Value Delivery

Monday, March 1, 2021 - 7:34pm

Signaling a shift in the companys strategy towards the support of sustainability and environmental responsibility in industrial packaging, Hoover Ferguson, a leader in the industrial container space, has renamed its organization Hoover CS (Hoover Circular Solutions).

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  • Signaling a shift in the companys strategy towards the support of sustainability and environmental responsibility in industrial packaging, Hoover Ferguson, a leader in the industrial container space, has renamed its organization Hoover CS (Hoover Circular Solutions).
  • As part of this alignment, the Company has streamlined its offering to focus on reusable dry and liquid container products, logistics and service support.
  • Right now, reusable industrial containers are used in far less applications than they could be employed for.
  • As a company, we are holding ourselves accountable for growing this usage, not just for Hoover CS, but for the industry at large.