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Study suggests infants at lower risk from BPA exposure than expected


April 23, 2015 4:58 pm ET

A new study shows that newborn babies may have less risk from bisphenol A exposure than originally thought.

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Michigan OSHA fines injection molder


April 23, 2015 4:09 pm ET

Michigan-based injection molder Grand Rapids Plastics Inc. faces $558,000 of fines following inspections from state regulators investigating the June 2014 death of worked killed in a machine he was cleaning.

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Braskem and Odebrecht reconsidering West Virginia plastics project


April 23, 2015 2:54 pm ET

Brazilian firms Braskem and Odebrecht have confirmed that they are re-evaluating Project Ascent, the major plastics and petrochemicals project they had proposed near Parkersburg, W. Va.

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Clopay Plastics suing Berry over breathable film trade secrets


April 23, 2015 2:08 pm ET

Clopay Plastics Products Co. is alleging Berry Plastics Group Inc. stole trade secrets involving its breathable film technology used for baby and adult diapers.

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KHS cuts packaging with direct printing on PET bottles, adhesive multi-packs


April 23, 2015 1:39 pm ET

KHS GmbH has been pouring a lot of time into solving issues related to direct printing on PET bottles, and after eight years of work, everyone involved in the effort soon could be toasting to their success.

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DuPont center in India gets LEED Certification


April 23, 2015 1:07 pm ET

DuPont Co.'s Knowledge Center in Hyderabad, India, was awarded LEED certification by the U.S. Green Building Council.

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MeadWestvaco joins the Recycling Partnership


April 23, 2015 11:19 am ET

MeadWestvaco Corp., a global packaging company with some operations in plastics, is joining the Recycling Partnership.

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Jeco adds Ferry rotational molder to handle increase in business


April 23, 2015 12:27 pm ET

Jeco Plastics Products LLC is ramping up for more work, adding a new Ferry 2600 rotational molder that will provide more capabilities.

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SiVance opens new R&D lab


April 23, 2015 12:07 pm ET

Milliken & Co. unit SiVance LLC has opened a new research and development lab for silicone and silane technologies in Gainesville, Fla.

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3-D printing firm MakerBot closing retail shops, cutting jobs


April 23, 2015 10:33 am ET

The 3-D printing pioneer MakerBot is downsizing.

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