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US biocompatible materials demand
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Material Insights

Material Insights: PP production issues, preparing for NPE
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Production problems in Texas add more complication for polypropylene, Entek has new equipment ready to show compounders at NPE and we take a look...
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Automotive

Plastics help Volt hit new target
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The 2016 Volt, unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January, features a sportier exterior design — GM calls it...
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What Keeps You Up At Night?

What Keeps You Up at Night: Melanie Hart, Tasus Corp.
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What Keeps You Up at Night is a monthly series about executive insights by Brennan Lafferty, Plastics News publisher. This month, Melanie Hart of...
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Film & Sheet

MonoSol optimistic it can reach new markets with water soluble films
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MonoSol LLC — riding a wave of growth spurred on by the rapid adoption of water soluble detergent packets in recent years — is looking to ...
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Machinery

Gerd Liebig returns to Demag business
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UPDATED — Gerd Liebig, the former head marketing manager of Engel Holding GmbH, has been appointed managing director-chief sales officer at...
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The Plastics Blog

Some great videos about the future of plastics, plus a serious complaint
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This is a blog post with two sides. On one, it's sharing some excellent videos that highlight the future of plastics. But on the other, it's a...
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Plastics News Now

Plastics News Now: Losing weight with style, plastics in the Dragons' Den
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A 19-year-old entrepreneur brings business to a U.K. injection molder after winning support on TV's Dragons' Den, auto suppliers combine...
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Packaging

African equity fund invests in Kenya's General Plastics
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An African investment fund specializing in agriculture has invested in Kenyan packaging firm General Plastics Ltd. to provide funds to expand in the...
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Injection Molding

Falcon Plastics expands in South Dakota
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Falcon Plastics Inc. is putting the final touches on a 60,000 square foot addition that will nearly double the size of its Brookings, S.D.,...
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Materials

DuPont-Chenguang JV to produce fluoroelastomers in China
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DuPont Fluoropolymer Solutions and Zhonghao Chenguang Chemical Research Institute Co. Ltd. are proceeding with a 50-50 joint venture to serve the...
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Recycling

FPI joins curbside recycling group
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Foodservice Packaging Institute is joining the board of the Curbside Value Partnership, a non-profit group that works to improve curbside recycling...
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Plastics in Automotive: Innovation & Emerging Trends

This special report newly released by PN and sponsored by The Conair Group examines current trends in the use of plastics in automotive, materials innovations and the changing landscape. It includes a review of legislative/regulatory activity impacting vehicle development and lightweighting, market opportunities & challenges for mold and toolmakers, innovative design strategies being implemented by major OEMs and suppliers, as well as a review of key indicators in Canada, Mexico, Brazil and China.

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Plastics Recycling Trends in North America

This report is a review and analysis of the North American Plastics Recycling Industry, including key trends and statistics based on 2013 performance. We examine market environment factors, regulatory issues, industry challenges, key drivers and emerging trends in post-consumer and post-industrial recycling.

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