NEWS

PUBLISHED: 3/20/2020

Clariant and Floreon to Collaborate on 'Performance' Biopolymers

A collaboration between Clariant and Floreon aims at expanding high-performance biopolymer applications to more markets.


PUBLISHED: 3/19/2020

Niigata Fills New Regional Sales Manager Role

Gregory Lewis will occupy the new position created after the injection molding machine supplier began direct sales in the U.S. in 2019.


PUBLISHED: 3/19/2020

Canon Molds New Market in Medical Contract Manufacturing

Expanding more into medical product development and contract manufacturing, Canon Virginia finds success in projects that exploit the long-honed expertise of its parent company in areas like printing and imaging with demanding manufacturing requirem...


PUBLISHED: 3/18/2020

Recycling in the Healthcare Industry

Robert Render of Ravago Recycling Group (Skokie, Ill.) discusses how the Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) is helping to find end-of-life solutions for the 14 million tons of plastic generated annually at healthcare institutions.


PUBLISHED: 3/18/2020

Why Is Medical Packaging So Essential?

Healthcare workers can be exposed to viruses and deadly diseases every day. Because of this potential exposure, it is important to protect healthcare workers and their patients.


PUBLISHED: 3/18/2020

COVID-19, the Fed Funds Rate and the U.S. Plastics Industry

Is the economy experiencing a financial meltdown necessitating drastic action from the Fed? The answer is a resounding no – the U.S. is not in a financial crisis.


PUBLISHED: 3/17/2020

'Bubble Barrier' Cleans Plastics Waste from Amsterdam Canal

Novel system ‘airs out’ plastic waste from waterways.  


PUBLISHED: 3/16/2020

Department of Energy Announces $25 Million for Plastics Recycling R&D

To further advance the Plastics Innovation Challenge, DOE also announced the launch of the new BOTTLE Consortium. 


PUBLISHED: 3/12/2020

DSM Partners with SABIC and UPM Biofuels to Produce Biobased Dyneema UHMWPE Fiber

In its collaboration with SABIC and UPM, DSM plans to launch biobased Dyneema UHMWPE fiber in April 2020.


PUBLISHED: 3/12/2020

GW Plastics Expands Silicone Business

Investment of $2 million includes equipment and an expanded cleanroom.