SPE Foundation Launches Video Education Program


Intent is to bring easy-to-access plastics educational videos to middle- and high-school students.

Sikora Adds Development Engineer to U.S. Operation


Measurement and control company hires hose and tubing veteran Chris Johnston.

Specialty 50% Recycled Content Copolyester Gets Further Commercial Adoption


Eastman’s Tritan Renew copolyester now used by Italian manufacaturer of water bottles and food storage containers.

New Headquarters, Investment for Addifab


Addifab, the Danish supplier of Freeform Injection Molding (FIM) technology, raised $6.3 million in its latest investment round and moved to a new, larger headquarters near Copenhagen.

Global Bottle Maker Commits to Major Boost in Recycling


ALPLA Group multiplies its recycling investment by a factor of five.

DMS North America Acquires Component Guys


The acquisition, effective March 1, reunites former and present DMS team members.

Thermal Care Water-Cooled Chillers Achieve Global Performance Certification


The Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has certified Thermal Care’s Accuchiller line of water-cooled portable, packaged and central chillers.

Mondelez and PepsiCo Agree to Cut Use of Virgin Plastic


Key driver was engagement with As You Sow on reducing single-use plastic packaging.

Sonoco’s Fibrepak Cellulosic Meets Stringent EU Regulations


Fibrepak cellulosic expected to make major inroads in thermoformed food packaging.

RJG Consolidates Southeast Training Facilities in North Carolina


RJG is consolidating its Gibsonville, N.C. and Woodstock, Ga. training facilities to Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s (RCCC) campus in Kannapolis, North Carolina.