The Plastic-Eating Caterpillar that Could Halt PE Bag Waste

In today’s weird but true (not fake) news, I’d like to re-introduce you to the caterpillar and the newest mascot for the plastics industry (kidding, kind of).

Extrusion / Materials

Former Has a Full-Blown Focus on Sustainability

Shepherd Thermoforming’s operation has spared millions of PET bottles from death by landfill. It also has taken steps to slash its own energy and water consumption.

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February 2017—55

Custom processors grew at their fastest rate since January 2015.

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March 2017 Index: 55.1

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