NEWS

PUBLISHED: 2/19/2020

Coronavirus and the U.S. Plastics Industry Supply Chain

While we cannot confirm today that the coronavirus has already impacted the U.S. plastics industry supply chain, it is reasonable to expect that if the coronavirus crisis in China continues and escalates, it will negatively impact the U.S. plastics ...


PUBLISHED: 2/19/2020

NPE Network Video: Plastic Bag Myths Debunked

There are numerous misconceptions about plastic bags out there today. ARPBA Executive Director Matt Seaholm helps separate myth from fact. Plastic bags make up less than 1 percent of litter and less than one-half of 1 percent of the waste stream, bu...


PUBLISHED: 2/19/2020

Take Action for Plastics

You can easily be a part of a positive change for the plastics industry.


PUBLISHED: 2/19/2020

Check Out the Game-Changing Technologies Recognized by the Re|focus Sustainability Innovation Awards

Learn about the award-winning material, design and end-of-life technologies from Vartega, Accredo Packaging and Eastman, respectively.


PUBLISHED: 2/19/2020

Plastic Molding Technology Expands Plant to Add Value-Added Operations

The additional leasing of 39,000 ft2 at its site in El Paso, Texas will increase the company’s total footprint to nearly 100,000 ft2 by the fourth quarter of 2020.


PUBLISHED: 2/19/2020

Wide Spectrum of Enhanced Medical-Grade Resins & Compounds Spotlighted at MD&M West 2020

Targeted at an impressive array of applications, the range of new medical-grade materials include modified PC copolymers, PEBA and TPUs, specialty copolyesters, a gamut of engineered compounds, and an advanced LSR. 


PUBLISHED: 2/19/2020

Conair, Partners Run TPE Tubing, ABS 3D Filament at Medical Show

Conair joins Davis-Standard and Zumbach to demo complete system that switched between tubing and filament runs at Plastec West Show in California.


PUBLISHED: 2/18/2020

New Machine Model Available With Online Ordering for the First Time

A new special model of injection molding machines from Germany’s Dr. Boy GmbH & Co. KG will be available for online ordering in Germany and Austria for the first time ever.


PUBLISHED: 2/18/2020

New Method Boosts Medical-Tubing Efficiency

At Plastec West, Novatec unveiled an ultrasonic centering gauge to all but eliminate concentricity issues while decreasing startup time and slashing material waste.


PUBLISHED: 2/13/2020

GW Plastics Expands Vermont Facility

GW Plastics has expanded its Royalton, Vt. Facility for the second time in three years, adding 30,000-ft2, including space for a clean room, warehouse and the capacity for 30 additional injection molding machines.