Plastics News Now: PVC carries clean water to remote Honduran villages

May 28, 2015 10:06 am ET

The Vinyl Institute helps bring clean water to Honduran villages, Tech-Long focuses on a complete package and surf's up for an algae-oil based surfboard in this week's Plastics News Now.


Material Insights: Preparing for a new China market

May 26, 2015 2:14 pm ET

Materials suppliers in Asia talk about how their firms are adjusting from the high volume growth in China during the past years to a slower growing, more mature market today in this week's Materials Insights.


PNN at Chinaplas: Executives optimistic about Chinese economy, market

May 22, 2015 12:27 pm ET

As Chinaplas comes to a close, executives say fears about a downturn in the Chinese economy are overblown.


PNN at Chinaplas: Trade group pushes energy efficiency with table tennis exhibition

May 21, 2015 12:33 pm ET

The German trade association VDMA talks energy efficiency and a major joint venture was announced during the second full day of Chinaplas.


PNN at Chinaplas: Milacron announces expansion

May 20, 2015 12:41 pm ET

As the first full day of Chinaplas concludes, Operation Clean Sweep comes to China and Milacron makes a major expansion announcement for China.


PNN at Chinaplas: Recyclers discuss economy, Green Fence

May 19, 2015 11:25 am ET

At the pre-Chinaplas show China Replas, the plastics recycling market was front and center, while other attendees talked about how the slowing Chinese economy is impacting business.


Material Insights: Chinaplas kicks off with materials news

May 18, 2015 12:30 pm ET

Material Insights is on location at Chinaplas 2015, and the show kicked off with some materials-related news, including a compounder moving to a more sustainable facility.


What Keeps You Up at Night: Mark Miller

May 18, 2015 6:00 am ET

Mark Miller, president and CEO of Cascade Engineering in Grand Rapids, Mich., discusses finding the right managers and interesting employment programs at the firm.


Plastics News Now: Tupperware takes a stand for gender equality

May 14, 2015 9:29 am ET

Tupperware's CEO joins the HeForShe movement, standardized terms sought for plastics recycling and Keurig backpedals on reusable cup.


Material Insights: Braskem CEO discusses challenges in Brazilian market

May 11, 2015 1:16 pm ET

Braskem CEO sits down with Plastics News at Feiplastic, a fire at a compounder is being treated as arson and BASF expands in China.