Suresh Shah Wins SPE’s Automotive Division’s Lifetime Achievement Award
November 2, 2017
Dr. Suresh Shah, a retired senior technical fellow at Delphi Corp., was named the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award winner by the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). Shah will be honored at the 47th annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala on Nov. 8 at Burton Manor in Livonia, Mich.
Carlisle Completes $670 Million Cash Purchase of Accella Performance Materials
November 1, 2017
Carlisle Companies Inc. has acquired Accella Performance Materials, a specialty polyurethane company, from Arsenal Capital Partners in a $670 million all-cash deal, the companies announced. The deal was completed Wednesday after being announced back in early October.
Atlanta’s ColorChem to Bring China’s GreenTop Pigments to U.S. Market
October 26, 2017
Baotou Hongbo Te Technology Co. Ltd. named Atlanta-based ColorChem International Corp. as the exclusive U.S. distributor of its GreenTopTM cerium-based pigments.
Fish Promoted to COO at Tekni-Plex
October 25, 2017
Glenn Fish was recently promoted to chief operating officer at Wayne, N.J.-based Tekni-Plex Inc. He was previously the company’s chief financial officer and executive vice president.
Jason Lyons Appointed SPE’s Vice President of Divisions
October 18, 2017
Dr. Jason Lyons was named vice president of divisions for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) by President Raed Al Zu’bi. Lyons succeeds Creig Bowland, who resigned in August. In addition to his new post, Lyons also joins the SPE executive board as the primary leadership interface for SPE divisions. Additionally, he will serve as a member of the ANTEC® Task Force.
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June 27, 2017
It could be the most unusual new development in injection molding in the past 20 years, developed by household products giant Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, OH (us.pg.com). According to P&G patents, the technology consists of retrofitable controls and software for aluminum injection molds with pressure sensors and special cooling, which P&G claims increase productivity more than 50% on existing injection molding machines. P&G set up a subsidiary, Imflux Inc. (imflux.com), in May 2013 in Hamilton, OH, to develop and build the retrofits and aluminum molds and requires packaging suppliers to use them if they want to mold for P&G.
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