Jim Callari

Jim Callari Editorial Director

Materials

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: Candy

By: Jim Callari

With an AAGR of 11.8%, PE resin consumption is anticipated to reach 52.9 million lb in this market by 2022.
#polyolefins

Packaging

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: Envelopes

By: Jim Callari

One of the fastest-growing PE film markets is expected to grow at a clip of  of 5.2% a year through 2022.

NEWS

Peak Performance Gets ISO 13485:2016 and 9001:2015 Certifications

By: Jim Callari

Toll and custom compounder gets certified less than a year after it produced its first pellet.

Extrusion

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: Deli Bags and Wrap

By: Jim Callari

With an average annual growth rate of 7.9%, PE resin consumption in this market is anticipated to reach 25.2 million lb in this market by 2022.

End Markets

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: Converter Film

By: Jim Callari

Market pegged to grow 5.7% yearly through 2022. 

Extrusion

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: Bubble Packaging

By: Jim Callari

Continued trend toward e-commerce is driving growth in the market for bubble packaging.

Film

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: Consumer Trash Bags

By: Jim Callari

Trash bag market dominated by major players. Average annual growth pegged at 3.4% for the next three years though environmental issues loom.

NEWS

Sheet Demand Spike Spurs More Extrusion Training

By: Jim Callari

Two courses aim at getting operators and new personnel up to the task as demand for sheet soars as a barrier to stop spread of Corornavirus.
#business

Injection Molding

Captive Molder Seeks Bigger Footprint in Custom Business

By: Jim Callari

Pittsfield Plastics Engineering has spruced up its facility and added new technology as it seeks to expand its business beyond its proprietary line of reels and spools.
#technologyinaction #closeupontechnology

Film

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: Institutional Can Liners

By: Jim Callari

Market is about 1.37 billion lb strong now, and is expected to grow by 2.6% through 2022.

Extrusion

PE Film Market Snapshot 2020: T-Shirt Bags

By: Jim Callari

Coronavirus concerns have made some governments reverse bans on the books, but the T-shirt market is projected to be flat through the next three years.

Compounding

Two for One: Molding, Extrusion Conferences Co-Located in October

By: Jim Callari

Plastics Technology  will bring its Molding and Extrusion Conferences to Illinois. Attendees for either can attend sessions in both.
#editorial