CHICAGO (Dec. 7, 12 p.m. ET) — CTC Plastics is teaming up with materials company Lehigh Technologies to give new life to old tires. CTC uses the masterbatch — a 50-50 mix of micronized rubber powder and polypropylene — to manufacture pallets from 100 percent recycled material.
Plastic pipe will post the strongest gains through 2018, continuing to take market share from competing materials in a range of markets.
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