NEWS

PUBLISHED: 7/19/2017

Trinseo Expands into Soft-Touch Polymers Through Acquisition

Italy's API has a broad portfolio including TPEs, TPUs, EVA-based compounds, two component PU, as well as bioplastics.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2017

Plastipak Wins Award for Direct Object Printing Technology

The patented DOP technology for packaging decoration facilitates rapid label changes & saves on logistical costs associated with physical labels.


PUBLISHED: 7/19/2017

PolyOne Expands Color Portfolio; Sells Former Spartech Business

New acquisition strengthens company's position in solid and liquid colorant technologies.


PUBLISHED: 7/18/2017

Plastics Personnel Moves: OCTEX, SPE, PLASTICS, battenfeld-cincinnati, and Engel

New president at OCTEX; new CEO at SPE; new chief economist at PLASTICS; recognition for employee at Engel and more.


PUBLISHED: 7/17/2017

Davis-Standard Opens Expanded Plant, Buys Maillefer

Machine builders adds space to accommodate blown film die manufacturing.


PUBLISHED: 7/17/2017

Thermal Care Names New Director, Sales & Marketing

Specialist in process cooling adds former Grainger exec.


PUBLISHED: 6/27/2017

Canadian Water Bottler Gets More Than Expected From New PET Recycling Line

Bottle-to-bottle PET recycling line recycles pre-washed post-consumer PET bottle flake.


PUBLISHED: 6/23/2017

Reports: U.S. Plastics Equipment Shipments Continue to Slip; Germany Forecasts Growth

Shipments of primary plastics equipment in the first quarter were 7.5% lower year over year, marking three straight quarters of contraction for the North American plastics machinery sector.


PUBLISHED: 6/20/2017

Prize-Winning Mix-It-Yourself Cocktail Package Comprises Two Snap-Fit PET Bottles

Shelf-stable fruit juice on top, premium liquor on the bottom.


PUBLISHED: 6/20/2017

Engel Bundles Its MES Expertise Into T.I.G.

T.I.G. now handles Engel's plantwide monitoring solution.


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