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Plastics News Now: Italian firms develop recycable polyethylene-based artificial sports turf 11-15-2018
Thermoformer another winner in blockbuster Amazon deal
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The mega-deal to bring half of Amazon's second headquarters to New York's Long Island City will allow the $800 billion tech giant to reap a windfall of tax breaks and credits in return for hiring...
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11-15-2018
Remember when single-use wasn't such a dirty word?
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Plastics News, it appears, is on the cutting edge of popular culture. I'm not claiming that I invented the Dougie … but you can't prove that I didn't. No, this pop culture milestone is...
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11-15-2018
Plastics Pioneers name five new members
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The Plastics Pioneers Association has named five new members: Dennis Don, Dennis Knaus, Dan Raher, Wylie Royce and David Schultz. The non-profit PPA, based in McHenry, Ill., is celebrating its...
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11-15-2018
Jason Sears named Dri-Air president
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Jason Sears has been named president of Dri-Air Industries Inc., replacing his father Charlie Sears, who died in August. The auxiliary equipment maker's board of directors made the announcement...
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11-14-2018
Kafrit buys concentrates firm Polyfil
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Israeli materials firm Kafrit Industries Ltd. has acquired Polyfil Corp., a maker of masterbatch concentrates based in Rockaway, N.J. No purchase price was disclosed in a Nov. 14 news release...
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11-14-2018
PU machinery firm Cannon shows off $4M expansion
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Cranberry Township, Pa. —​ About 55 Cannon SpA employees from around the world gathered in a Pittsburgh suburb to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Italian polyurethane equipment...
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11-14-2018
Denham Plastics owner loses US House re-election bid
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California Republican Jeff Denham, owner of Denham Plastics LLC, has lost his bid to retain a U.S. House seat in a district that Hillary Clinton won in the 2016 presidential race. A week after...
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11-14-2018
Plastipak's Plotzke wins CFO of the Year
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Michael Plotzke, chief financial officer, treasurer and senior vice president of finance of Plymouth, Mich.-based Plastipak Holdings Inc., was awarded Plastics News' CFO of the Year award at the...
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11-14-2018
JCI to sell auto battery business for $13.2B
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Johnson Controls International PLC is selling its power solutions business, which makes car batteries, to private equity firm Brookfield Business Partners LP for $13.2 billion in cash. The deal,...
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11-14-2018
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Published on September 20, 2017 Plastics in Mexico

This special report provides an in-depth review and analysis of the region based on primary and secondary research compiled by Plastics News’ analysts and our senior Mexico correspondent.  

We examine current market conditions, economic indicators, key end use industries, materials trends and growth drivers – including capital investments in plastics processing facilities, large machinery and new education & training initiatives.

Market analysis and data includes:

  • Guanajuato: Mexico’s growth state
  • M&A activity
  • Number of plastics processors (key segments)
  • Plastics consumption figures
  • Recycling – PET bottle collection/tons processed
  • Total vehicle production & exports: historical data: 1988-2017
  • Top ranked U.S. plastics processors: Mexico plant locations 
  • Value of Mexico’s plastic production (e.g. bags & film, PS foam, etc.) 

It also includes insightful interviews with thought leaders from Mexico.   

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