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Published: 2/24/2017

PE, PP March Into March with Upward Pricing
PetroChemWire shares its current outlook on polyolefin prices with polyolefins pointing higher.

Published: 2/23/2017

How2Recycle Label Changing Recycling Habits
The How2Recycle Label program finished its soft launch in early 2012 and now has more than 60 participating companies and brands and is growing every month.

Published: 2/14/2017

Sidel’s Lightweight Bottle Design; One Relevant Example of Resin Savings
The current upward trajectory of PET prices makes such designs more attractive.

Published: 1/26/2017

P&G Unveils New Shampoo Bottle from Recycled Beach Plastic
The new Plastics Economy includes shampoo bottles made out of beach plastic.

Published: 1/20/2017

Welcome to the New Plastics Recycling Economy
A new report provides a clear transition strategy for the plastics industry to design better packaging, increase recycling rates and introduce new models for making better use of packaging. 

Published: 1/16/2017

Shrimp Shells for Making Biodegradable Shopping Bags
UK university aims to optimize new ‘eco-friendly’ bags for Egyptian conditions.

Published: 1/13/2017

Can Trump, Republicans Usher in New “Golden Era” of Manufacturing in U.S.?
The Plastics Industry Association believes the potential good (business friendly tax policy + relaxed regulation) of the pending Trump administration will outweigh any potential bad (new checks on trade).

Published: 1/11/2017

PolyOne’s 2018 Color Palettes Influenced by Global Megatrends
The four new palettes were developed to resonate with evolving and long-term societal trends.

Published: 12/13/2016

Will Oil Price Fluctuations Continue to Be a Key Driver In PE Pricing?
Oil prices just rallied above the $50/bbl mark; this, while PE prices continued to decline this month.

Published: 12/9/2016

Moderate Decline Shown in Third Quarter by CES Machinery Data
The Plastics Industry Association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics (CES) says this was the first quarterly decline since third quarter 2015.