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Published: 6/16/2020

Contraction Slows for Processors
For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic, Gardner Business Index signals decelerating contraction as all components report improved readings.

Published: 6/12/2020

Five Big Advances to Track in Thin-Gauge Thermoforming
High speeds, automation, smarter process control, integrated vision systems, and better decoration techniques are becoming more common among practitioners of the ‘black art’ of thermoforming. Are they for you?

Published: 6/10/2020

Plastics Processing Business Continued Contracting in April
Global economic shutdown causes downturn in new orders and production.

Published: 5/13/2020

Reopening America: Winnebago Industries Goes Back to Work
Plants in five states have reopened, after a variety of measures taken to support employees, customers and communities.

Published: 5/8/2020

Thermoformed Plastics of New England (TPNE) Provides Face Shields to Coronavirus Frontliners
TPNE recognized for community contribution during coronavirus pandemic with more developments underway.

Published: 5/1/2020

American Manufacturing Steps Up to the Coronavirus Challenge
Plastics processors are among the manufacturers that stepped up big-time in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic. I’m proud to turn over this space this month to Rick Kline Jr., president of our parent company Gardner Business Media, whose...

Published: 5/1/2020

Processing Index Contracts as Coronavirus Disrupts Economy
COVID-19 results in weaker new orders, production dips and a disrupted supply chain in March. But for how long?

Published: 4/24/2020

Thermoformed Detergent Tub Now Contains 50% Recycled PP
Tub sits inside a recycled cardboard wrapper that permits a 40% reduction in the overall weight of plastic.

Published: 4/9/2020

Award-Winning Package Boosts Lindar's Thermoforming Credentials
Custom thermoformer Lindar has experienced years of steady growth, with numerous technical advances to its credit, as it continues to expand its capabilities in packaging and industrial markets. 

Published: 3/27/2020

Prent Designs, Forms, Delivers Face Shields to Medical Workers
And all this took just 48 hr. Company will continue making face shields into foreseeable future.