News

  • 7/24/2017

    Carteaux says his leukemia has returned

    The long-time president and CEO of the Plastics Industry Association, Bill Carteaux, said on Twitter over the weekend that the leukemia he battled last year — and that went into remission — has returned.

  • 7/21/2017

    Tritan helps to quiet blenders

    Tritan copolyester is finding new applications in the blender market, lending its sound-damping properties to blender bodies.

  • 7/21/2017
  • 7/21/2017

    Women Breaking The Mold: Emily Webster

    "I like to stay busy. I like to keep learning. As many parts of this industry that I can get my hands on, I would love it because it really gives you that well-rounded full view instead of that tunnel vision."

  • 7/21/2017
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  • 7/21/2017

    A. Schulman lowers financial outlook for 2017

    A. Schulman Inc. is significantly lowering its adjusted net income range guidance for the year because of "margin compression" in Europe and some "weakened operating results" compared to earlier forecasts in other regions, according to a news release.

  • 7/21/2017

    Women Breaking The Mold: Jessica Zirkelbach

    ​"Diversity of thought is critical to being a high-functioning team. I feel very passionately about sharing the value the network has provided across my career with other female employees."

  • 7/21/2017

    Women Breaking The Mold: Allyson Wilson

    ​ "For consumers, it's more about getting them to understand all of the good that plastics is doing in the world. And for that to happen, you really have to help them connect emotionally with the story."

  • 7/21/2017

    Penn State Erie takes deep dive into technical aspects of molding

    Penn State Erie's Innovation and Emerging Technologies Conference had something for the 185-plus attendees, students and industry veterans with about 30 presentations covering topics including resin drying, liquid color, automation, coining, plastic flow, balancing hot runners and multi-cavity molds to account for viscosity changes, and improving collaboration between engineering and manufacturing.

  • 7/20/2017
  • 7/20/2017

    Uponor buys manufacturing site to expand in Minnesota

    Landlocked around its headquarters in Apple Valley, Minn., Uponor North America is buying manufacturing facility and offices about 70 miles away to keep pace with demand for its cross-linked polyethylene pipe.

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    Women Breaking The Mold: Anoosheh Oskouian

    "If a woman doesn't have enough confidence in herself, she usually becomes a bit intimidated or taken aback by how she is perceived, whereas if you are confident, trust your skills and know your material, and if you are able to talk the talk and walk the walk, you will be able to break that barrier fairly quickly after the meeting starts."

  • 7/20/2017
  • 7/20/2017