NEWS

PUBLISHED: 9/16/2020

Downstream Extrusion Machine Builder Expands

Plastics Extrusion Machinery to break ground on a new plant in Kansas.


PUBLISHED: 9/15/2020

NPE2021 Update and Message From Tony Radoszewski

Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) President and CEO, Tony Radoszewski, addresses the industry’s strength and resiliency during COVID-19 and the technological innovations that will transform tomorrow at NPE2021.


PUBLISHED: 9/15/2020

Re|focus Webinar Episode 5: New Solutions for Untapped Feedstocks

As the industry seeks to advance the circularity of its products, the limitations of mechanical recycling are becoming increasingly clear. While some products are perfectly suited for mechanical recycling, others are not. Register today for the fift...


PUBLISHED: 9/15/2020

GPS Online October 21–23: PE Market Update

The global polyethylene market has proven remarkably resilient in the face of a global economic recession, historic energy and feedstock price volatility, a global pandemic, and lockdowns impacting global cities large and small. Register for GPS Onl...


PUBLISHED: 9/15/2020

My NPE: Highlights of the Polyethylene Industry

Nick Vafiadis with IHS Markit shares how the polyethylene industry is growing both globally and in the U.S.


PUBLISHED: 9/15/2020

Trade in Molds for Plastics Manufacturing: A V-shaped Recovery

U.S. exports of plastics molds in June were 36% above June 2019, and imports were up 4% from a year ago. Both exports and imports of molds are back to pre-COVID-19 levels. This could be an indication that demand from plastics processors has picked u...


PUBLISHED: 9/14/2020

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Finalizes Move from Strongsville to Cleveland

New site will emphasize aftermarket sales support including spare parts inventory and repair  and rebuilding capabilities.


PUBLISHED: 9/14/2020

Rapid Granulator Group Names New CEO

Jonas Wästberg is the new CEO of the Rapid Granulator Group, effective September 1st.


PUBLISHED: 9/11/2020

Robotics Consultation Service Launched

TM Robotics has created a free robotics consultation service to advise plastics manufacturers on how to add automation to their operations.


PUBLISHED: 9/9/2020

Circularise Receives EU Funding in Support of its Blockchain Solution

The funding will help with the rollout of the Circularise blockchain technology for circularity within the plastics industry.