Promobox
EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION OPEN!

REGISTER NOW FOR THIS INAUGURAL EVENT!
To be held Jan. 14 during the North American Auto Show. Free show tickets included! Learn how plastics will drive future vehicles in this unique, signature event focusing on design, materials and manufacturing for automakers and suppliers. Agenda is now online.

Learn more

FYI Charts

LDPE non-packaging film
Story image

LDPE non-packaging film
View FYI Chart

Material Insights

Material Insights: Vladimir Putin helps open Russian PVC plant
Story image

Plus, we take an in-depth look at several resin pricing changes, along with news from LyondellBasell.
Watch Now

Automotive

Ohio molder Denbro Plastics moves to new location
Story image

Logo products injection molder Denbro Plastics Co. has moved to another plant within Toledo, Ohio, to streamline production and improve efficiency.
Read more


More Automotive News

Medical

Global giant Foxconn to make, sell molding machines
Story image

For years, Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group has been the world's largest contract manufacturer for electronics, with more than 1 million employees...
Read more


More Medical News

Film & Sheet

Brown signs California's plastic bag ban into law
Story image

Gov. Jerry Brown (D) made it official today: plastic bags are banned across the entire state of California.
Read more


More Film & Sheet News

Mergers & Acquisitions

RJG buys UK training group G&A
Story image

G&A Moulding Technology Ltd., a United Kingdom-based training and consultancy group, has been bought by RJG Inc., the U.S.-based training business.
Read more


More Mergers & Acquisitions News

Machinery

Audacious vandal stuns Taipei Plas
Story image

Melodrama erupted at the traditionally tranquil Taipei Plas trade show on Sept. 28 when a mysterious intruder flung red paint at the Baumüller...
Read more


More Machinery News

Follow Plastics News

Keep up with plastics-related news, events and more!

 

The Plastics Blog

Does this all-plastic trumpet sound 'as good' as brass?
Story image

Certain applications seem just about impossible for plastic to replace traditional materials. Until today, I figured that "trumpet" belonged on that...
Read more


More From the Plastics Blog

Plastics News Now

Plastics News Now: Retro thermoforming toy is a hit at SPE event
Story image

Vinyl sign thwarts pee-wee football team, SPE thermoforming conference attendees turn back time with a 1960s toy and R&D/Leverage has found success...
Watch Now

Injection Molding

Cascade founder believes business can be a place for real change
Story image

Companies can make a difference in a person's life, and Fred Keller, founder of Cascade Engineering Inc., believes it is important that they do.
Read more


More Injection Molding News

Blow Molding

Vanee Foods adding hot-fill line
Story image

Vanee Foods Co. expects to have a new hot-fill bottling line operational at its Broadview, Ill., facility by the end of this month.
Read more


More Blow Molding News

Materials

Asahi Kasei breaks ground on Alabama compounding plant
Story image

Asahi Kasei Plastics North America will be able to solve two problems at once with a new compounding plant in Athens, Ala.
Read more


More Materials News

Recycling

Recycling group releases shrink sleeve label guidelines
Story image

A post-consumer plastics recycling trade group is out with a set of recommendations to help guide the packaging industry on the use of shrink sleeve...
Read more


More Recycling News

Numbers that Matter

Keep your eye on industry, company growth
Story image

Summer is nearly over. That always-too-short vacation on the beach is a fading memory. The kids are back in school, and now is the time of year that...
Read more

More Numbers that Matter News

Poll

Market Reports

Plastics in Mexico - State of the Industry Report

This report analyzes the $20 million dollar plastics industry in Mexico including sales of machinery & equipment, resins and finished products.

Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends and micro trends faced by companies that do business in Mexico. The report also provides key industry statistics and forecasts to anticipate future industry expansion.

Learn more

Plastics Caps & Closures Market Report

The annual recap of top trends and future outlook for the plastics caps & closures market features interviews with industry thought leaders and Bill Wood’s economic forecast of trends in growing end markets. You will also gain insight on trends in caps design, materials, machinery, molds & tooling and reviews of mergers & acquisitions.

Learn more

Injection Molders Market Report & Ranking 2014

This special package contains our 132-page 2014 Market Report on the Injection Molding segment and our exclusive 2014 RANKINGS database of 500+ Injection Molders for a discounted package price.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

January 14, 2015 - January 14, 2015Plastics in Automotive

February 4, 2015 - February 6, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

June 2, 2015 - June 3, 2015Plastics Financial Summit - Chicago 2015

September 16, 2015 - September 18, 2015Plastics Caps & Closures - September 2015

More Events

Newsletters

Select from the list below to subscribe to customized Plastics News e-mail news alerts. Check the options you wish to receive.

View samples of all eNewsletters »

More Newsletters

Early Classifieds by Email

Select from the list below to subscribe to customized Plastics News Early Classifieds by Email (sent every Friday).

More PN Emails