NEWS

PUBLISHED: 11/1/2019

Pegaso Industries Announces New North American Headquarters

The Italian maker of auxiliary equipment has established Plastic Systems US in Atlanta to serve the North American market.


PUBLISHED: 10/29/2019

Danimer Scientific and UrthPact Have Partnered in the Manufacture of Fully Biodegradable Straws

UrthPact expands line of compostable single-use straws with marine degradable options using Danimer’s Nodax PHA.


PUBLISHED: 10/19/2019

CAE Services Named Primary Reseller of AutoDesk Moldflow Simulation Software

Partnership between two leaders in moldflow simulation solutions will result in  ‘great package deal’ for molders and other users.  


PUBLISHED: 10/17/2019

Although It's Shrinking, U.S. Maintains Trade Surplus

This year’s edition of PLASTICS’ Global Trends report boasts a solid $129.1-billion U.S. plastics industry trade volume in 2018. That’s a 9.7% increase in trade volume from the previous year. Exports rose 7.3% and imports increased...


PUBLISHED: 10/17/2019

Introducing NPE Today

NPE2021 has a new look and new logo that reflect the global nature of the show. Our new tagline, Transform Tomorrow, speaks to not only how our industry’s products transform lives, but also how it’s adapting the next generation of plasti...


PUBLISHED: 10/17/2019

People Have Questions. This Is Plastics Has Answers.

The plastics industry needs to be open and transparent when it addresses the public’s concerns and confusion about materials and products. This Is Plastics is an online resource that can help you have a conversation.


PUBLISHED: 10/16/2019

Recycling in the Healthcare Industry

Hospitals are a major end user of plastics, much of it single use, how much is being done to reclaim the material. 


PUBLISHED: 10/14/2019

PLASTICS Welcomes New Board Chair and Officers

BASF's Phillip E. Wilson has been elected board chair at the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), taking the reins from Davis-Standard's Wylie Royce. 


PUBLISHED: 10/8/2019

Polykar Adds Third W&H Multi-Layer Line

New Optimex adds seven million lb of capacity.


PUBLISHED: 10/7/2019

Arburg & Dieffenbacher Collaborate on Molding Thermoplastic Composites

Arburg’s Fiber Direct Compounding injection unit plus Dieffenbacher’s vertical press yields a system for structural automotive TP composites.