Acquisitions - news on Plastech

Borealis to acquire Austrian plastics recycling company Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH

Borealis announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH ("Ecoplast"), an Austrian plastics recycler.

Pipelife takes over Isoterm, the specialist in pre-insulated pipes

Pipelife Norge takes over Isoterm AS, a producer of frost-resistant and pre-insulated plastic pipes based in Norway.

BASF acquires two manufacturers of 3D printing materials

BASF New Business GmbH (BNB) has acquired all the shares of Advanc3D Materials GmbH in Hamburg and Setup Performance SAS in Lyon. Advanc3D Materials offers advanced, tailor-made plastic powders and formulations for selective laser sintering (SLS) together with process knowhow.


EU will look into the proposed acquisition of Solvay's nylon business by BASF

The European Commission has opened an in-depth investigation to assess the proposed acquisition of Solvay's global nylon business by BASF, under the EU Merger Regulation.

KraussMaffei Group acquires a stake in Gindumac

The KraussMaffei Group acquires a stake in the Gindumac GmbH. With its digital sales solutions for used machinery trading, Gindumac extends the KraussMaffei Group's digital portfolio.

Mitsubishi Chemical invests into 3D printing business

Mitsubishi Chemical yesterday announced that they acquired Dutch Filaments BV, a leading manufacturer of 3D printing filaments in Europe, via wholly owned group company Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers Europe B.V.

Mexichem acquired Sylvin Technologies

Mexichem has announced that it has acquired Sylvin Technologies Inc., a niche PVC compounds manufacturer based in Denver, Pennsylvania.

Krahn Chemie acquires the distribution business of Memolex SAS

The Krahn Chemie Group has acquired the distribution business of Memolex SAS and has established Krahn France SAS.

The Reifenhäuser Group takes over EDS GmbH

As of January 17, 2018, EDS GmbH an international supplier of high-end extrusion tools is part of the Reifenhäuser Group. EDS is a specialist for flat dies.

Alpha Packaging targets European expansion

Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company. St. Louis-based PET and HDPE bottle maker sees purchase of Etten-Leur facility as platform for broader European growth

Südpack acquires Seville Flexpack Corporation

Südpack Verpackungen GmbH und Co. KG, one of Europe’s leading providers of flexible packaging solutions, has recently acquired the Seville Flexpack Corporation, based in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

LANXESS’s Rhein Chemie business unit combines rubber and colorant specialties

Following the acquisition of U.S. firm Chemtura in April this year, specialty chemicals company LANXESS has revised its organizational structure.

Sanner acquires Jaco S.A.

Emergence of the global market leader for effervescent packaging.

Sabic invests in Dutch composite engineering company

Sabic has invested in the Dutch composites specialist Airborne International BV.

Klöckner Pentaplast to acquire Linpac Group

Klöckner Pentaplast Group has signed an agreement to buy Linpac Group Ltd.