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 •  January 26

PAWTUCKET – Teknor Apex Co. plans to expand in Pawtucket as part of a company-wide growth initiative. Jonathan Fain, chairman and CEO of Teknor Apex at 505 Central Ave., said the company has not submitted formal plans yet to the city. Fain said more details will be released about this project in the coming months. This is one of several expansion...

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 •  October 10, 2015

Packaging 2.0, up until that point, hadn't really formalized its mission to reduce the amount of ocean plastic debris, Brown said. "We make plastics from recycled materials, but what are we really solving there?" he said. Now, as a benefit corporation ...

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 •  October 26, 2011

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Toray Plastics (America) Inc. announced Wednesday the completion of its $2 million, 445 kilowatt solar photovoltaic farm at its North Kingstown plant.
Toray, manufacturer of polypropylene, polyester, and bio-based films, spends about $20 million annually on electricity.
The solar farm was funded through Toray as well as a $750 ...

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 •  October 13, 2010

Teknor Apex Co. is a local company with a big punch. Based in Pawtucket since 1924, Teknor is in the business of plastics … sort of. It’s a polymer technology company and one of the world’s leading custom compounders of plastics, selling in 90 countries through eight different business units. The company employs 415 people at its Pawtucket offices...