PUBLISHED: 8/15/2018

Taipei Plas Adds Shoemaking Technology, Draws Country’s Vice President

Exhibitors held steady from 2016 edition, while total booths were higher; exports are on the rise despite broader global trade anxiety.

PUBLISHED: 8/15/2018

Connecticut Campaign Increases Recycling of Plastic Film Packaging

In its next phase, Connecticut’s WRAP campaign will encourage people, companies and local governments to help increase demand for products made with recycled film packaging.

PUBLISHED: 8/15/2018

ProAmpac Launches New Recyclable Pouch

ProAmpac’s No.2 Pouch is a fully recyclable high-density polyethylene (HDPE) blend in the No. 2 HDPE+ recycle stream.

PUBLISHED: 8/14/2018

Covestro Launches Brand Name for Thermoplastic Composites

‘Maezio’ composites are based on continuous carbon or glass fibers impregnated with PC, TPU and other thermoplastics.

PUBLISHED: 8/13/2018

Covestro Sells U.S. PC Sheets Business to Plaskolite

This marks Plaskolite’s entry in the PC sheet business and further expands the acrylics sheet manufacturer portfolio.

PUBLISHED: 8/10/2018

Sonoco To Increase Use Of Post-Consumer Resins In Packaging

Sonoco is committed to increasing the use of post-consumer recycled resins in its plastic packaging from 19 percent to 25 percent.

PUBLISHED: 8/9/2018

Plastic2Oil Will Resume Fuel Production

It is the company’s goal to produce and sell #2 fuel oil from the processor to provide operating cash to support P2O’s core technology licensing business.

PUBLISHED: 8/7/2018

Amcor & Bemis Combine to Form ‘Global Leader in Flexible Packaging'

Amcor to acquire Bemis and form $13 billion leader in flexible and consumer packaging.

PUBLISHED: 8/2/2018

Ship & Shore Environmental Inc. Offering Energy Saving Assistance Program for Plastic Manufacturers

The company has launched a  a limited time Energy Efficiency Program for plastic manufacturers.

PUBLISHED: 8/1/2018

FibreTuff Starts Up Compounding of Cellulose-Based Biomaterial with a Focus on Medical Devices

The facility will manufacture FibreTuff PAPC filaments and powders for 3D printing and compounds for molding of Class I and II medical devices for spine, trauma and sports medicine.

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