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Material Insights

Material Insights: DuPont expected to appeal $10.5 million PFOA ruling
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A court ruled DuPont was liable in a cancer case involving PFOA, several commodity resins saw pricing changes and plastic bottles play key role in...
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Automotive

Auto show visitors can shop for jobs as well as cars in Detroit
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At the 2017 auto show in Detroit, Denso Corp. is using its stand on the show floor for on-site job interviews for engineers, skilled trade workers...
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What Keeps You Up At Night?

What Keeps You Up at Night: Brian Anderson, Molded Devices Inc.
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Brian Anderson is owner of Molded Devices Inc.
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Medical

Brentwood adds big thermoforming machine
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Brentwood Industries has installed a custom SencorpWhite thermoformer in its Reading, Pa., clean room that will allow it to produce parts up to 72...
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Film & Sheet

Plastics help keep termites out of the New American Home
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Polyguard CEO John Muncaster said the wrap, which was developed with etymologists at Texas A&M University, has a thick polyethylene backing to keep...
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Mergers & Acquisitions

New CEO, owner wants to expand Richardson Molding
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Steve Dyer sees a tremendous opportunity to take Richardson Molding beyond its successful business in making injection molded parts for the lead-acid ...
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Machinery

Plastics Industry Association names equipment statistics members
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The Plastics Industry Association's Committee on Equipment Statistics has elected Chairman Glenn Frohring of Absolute Haitian Corp. and Vice Chair...
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The Plastics Blog

Our core beliefs: Safety, free trade and sustainability
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We've published our editorial agenda in the first issue of Plastics News every year since 2001. Remember January 2001? The U.S. economy was strong...
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Plastics News Now

Plastics News Now: Yanfeng shows off the interior of the future at Detroit auto show
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At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, several companies showed off plastics innovations including Yanfeng Automotive Interiors,...
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Packaging

German plastics packaging industry starts 2017 with 'optimism'
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German manufacturers of plastics packaging are expecting positive economic growth for 2017, following a “successful” 2016, according to a ...
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Materials

Hoosick Falls postpones agreement with Saint-Gobain, Honeywell
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Village officials in Hoosick Falls, N.Y. have postponed voting on an $850,000 settlement with Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. and Honeywell...
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Recycling

Georgia recycler faces OSHA fines
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Nemo Plastics Inc. is being cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for alleged problems surrounding explosion and fire hazards...
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