Eck Plastic Arts Adds Higher Tonnage Press


The upstate New York injection molder and thermoformer finished installation of 1012-ton Mars II molding machine from Haitian in June.

NPE Venue Recognized for Outbreak Prevention Measures


The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), home to NPE2021, has received the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR accreditation on outbreak prevention, response, and recovery. Recognized as the gold standard of safe venues, the OCCC is one of the largest venues in the nation to receive the GBAC STAR accreditation.

USMCA Implementation Strengthens Plastics Sectors Positioning for Continued Cooperation and Growth


The implementation of the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a historic step for the three nations; their businesses and workers; and consumers, said PLASTICS’ President and CEO Tony Radoszewksi.

GPS 2020 Keynote Just Announced!


GPS Online—Oct. 21-23—will feature high-level strategic discussions for the most innovative consumer brands and their suppliers. Join Emma Lewis, General Manager for Shell Polymers and Global Chemicals Strategy, for an inspiring keynote as she discusses “Why the Disrupted Must Now Become the Disruptor.”

Making the World a Better Place with Bioplastics


Patrick Krieger from the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) shares why people are excited about bioplastics. WATCH

Re|focus Episode #3: Industry Collaboration in Bioplastics


As brands are making commitments toward more sustainable material choices, bioplastics are often looked at as a solution. Register today for the third episode in six-part webinar series—Re|focus Sustainability & Recycling Summit on August 17—and discover strategies to use this material. In addition to an overview of what bioplastics are and tackling some common misconceptions, this episode will explore how the plastics industry is collaborating and innovating to provide new sustainable options.

Plastics Industry Association’s (PLASTICS) Sixth Annual Bioplastics Week—August 24–28


Expert presentations, educational resource release, social media conversations, announcement of the 2020 Bioplastics Award, and more planned for Bioplastics Week.

Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) Members Lead Years of Industry Collaboration to Create First-Ever Global Machine Safety Standard


Experts from Zeiger Industries, Milacron, Arburg, and the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) played an integral role in developing the first international safety standard for plastics and rubber machinery. After years of collaboration, 40 industry experts from 13 countries developed this new global industry standard.

Millsaps Joins Farrel Pomini in Sales Post


Named regional sales manager for the northern tier of the U.S.

Plastics Recycler CarbonLITE Expands Capacity at Dallas Plant


New equipment in the 220,000 square-foot, $62 million Dallas plant, opened in 2017, includes an additional extrusion line.