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Bubbles add some flair to 'Plain Jane' PET bottles


December 17, 2014 1:05 pm ET

Ron Puvak and the folks over at Plastic Technologies Inc. see big things coming from some very tiny bubbles.

McCann expanding in Ohio


December 17, 2014 11:59 am ET

Compounding firm McCann Plastics will spend $1.2 million on an expansion project that will create 15 new jobs at its plant in Green, Ohio.

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Plastics News by the year: 2005


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

As Plastics News marks its 25th year of publication, we take a year-by-year look back at some of the events, people and curious coincidences that have shown up its its pages. This year: 2005.

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Bayer launches PC sheet production in Guangzhou, China


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Bayer MaterialScience (BMS) has started its new polycarbonate sheet production plant at its Guangzhou, China, site.

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Toasting the best and worst of 2014


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

The plastics industry offered some amusing distractions too, but maybe you were too busy actually working to notice. That's OK, we keep track. Ladies and gentlemen: the 2014 Plastic Globe awards:

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New extruders, repelletizer to improve production for InterGroup


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

InterGroup International Ltd. will install new, larger extruders and repelletizers at all three of its plastic scrap recycling locations in 2015.

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Investments allow UK's Jayplas to keep recycling supply chain at home


December 17, 2014 9:32 am ET

Corby, England-based plastics recycler Jayplas has announced the completion of a new extrusion and printing plant, together with a new packaging division designed to build its nationwide recycling infrastructure.

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Ecojug trims HDPE from milk jugs


December 17, 2014 8:57 am ET

United Diary Inc. has saved 1.7 million pounds of high density polythylene during the production of 80 million of its new Ecojug milk jug design since January 2013.

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Amcor unveils hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures


December 17, 2014 8:47 am ET

Amcor Rigid Plastics has developed hot-fill PET jars that accept metal lug closures — which the company claims is a first for food packaging.

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Heritage Bag adds Gloucester equipment


December 17, 2014 6:00 am ET

Heritage Bag Co. has purchased six bag-making machines from Gloucester Engineering Co. for its new headquarters factory in Roanoke, Texas, which also has 16 blown film lines.

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