in brief

March 2008
Plastics Technology;Mar2008, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p79
Trade Publication
This section offers news briefs on the plastics industry. In February 2007, Japan's Sumimoto Heavy Industries, Ltd. (SHI) announced its plan of acquiring Germany's Demag Ergotech GmbH and Ohio's Van Dorn Demag Corp. from MPM Holdings and expected to complete its transaction by March 3, 2008. Engel North America planned to end machine building in Guelph, Ontario, shifting its production to York, Pennsylvania. The Lubrizol Advanced Materials in Cleveland completed its 30% capacity expansion for Estane thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPU).


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