Go to Video Section

Material Insights : June 21, 2010

Published: June 21, 2010 6:00 am ET
Updated: June 21, 2010 12:00 am ET

In this week's episode of Material Insights, Dow Chemical Co. has won almost $62 million in damages from Nova Chemicals Corp. in a lawsuit over polyethylene technology. Color concentrates maker Prime Colorants Inc. will increase production and hire more employees by the end of the year. Also, South Korea's SK Chemicals believes the key to surviving is to become much more efficient with existing fossil-fuel feedstocks and develop non-fossil fuel alternatives -- like making plastics from carbon dioxide. Plastics News senior reporter Frank Esposito leads you through this week in materials news.

Market Reports

Market Data Book - Rankings & Lists

A one-stop download of Plastic News' exclusive annual lists and processor rankings containing essential data including sales, employees, end markets, materials and more.
EXCLUSIVE EXCEL FEATURE: full mailing address details for available plant locations.

Learn more

Thermoformed Packaging 2014 Market Review & Outlook North America

This in-depth report provides analysis and discussions of economic and political conditions, market trends, legislative/regulatory activity impacting supply and demand, business opportunities and threats, materials pricing, manufacturing technology, as well as strategies being implemented by thermoformed packaging companies. In addition, there are reviews of 25 leading thermoformers in the packaging segment, assessing their growth initiatives and performance metrics over 10 years.

Learn more

Mold Making and Tooling Review and Outlook 2014 North America

This report provides in-depth analysis of the mold and toolmaking market for North America, including discussions of trends, opportunities, threats, the latest developments in production and labor and equipment trends impacting moldmakers.

Learn more

Upcoming Plastics News Events

May 6, 2014 - May 8, 2014Plastics in Medical Devices 2014

May 12, 2014 - May 12, 2014Plastics News Brazil Pharma Summit

September 10, 2014 - September 12, 2014Plastics Caps & Closures 2014

February 3, 2015 - February 7, 2015Plastics News Executive Forum 2015

More Events