Bumper to Bumper: Rapid change of pace keeps auto mold maker busy

July 6, 2016 8:56 am ET

Don Dumoulin, CEO of Precise Mold & Plate, discusses the rapid change of pace in the automotive industry, along with the top headlines of the week.


Material Insights: Dow to slash 2,500 jobs while integrating Dow Corning

July 5, 2016 11:44 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. plans to cut jobs, A. Schulman files a lawsuit over Lucent Polymers and polymer students gather for a conference in Akron, Ohio.


Plastics News Now: Iowa molder honored for hiring program

June 30, 2016 9:30 am ET

An Iowa molder looks for disadvantaged job candidates, a new conference brings designers and engineers together, and Prism Plastics acquires Tech Molded Plastics.


Material Insights: Covestro's boss is 'disappointed' with Brexit vote

June 27, 2016 12:12 pm ET

Materials leaders react to the U.K. vote to leave the European Union, Braskem discusses projects in U.S. and Mexico, and F&D Plastics is expanding.


Plastics News Now: Plastic allows visitors to art project to walk on water

June 23, 2016 9:06 am ET

A public art project in Italy uses blow molded HDPE cubes to let visitors walk across a lake, a plastic toy makes its return and major toxic chemicals reform is signed into law.


What Keeps You Up at Night: Don Dumoulin, Precise Mold & Plate

June 20, 2016 8:15 am ET

Owner and CEO of Don Dumoulin of Precise Mold & Plate discusses his plan to recruit and train younger workers, and what keeps him up at night.


Material Insights: Senator pushes for closer look at Dow, DuPont merger

June 20, 2016 8:34 am ET

A Republican senator is pushing for closer scrutiny on the Dow Chemical, DuPont merger, Dow Chemical discusses a recycling breakthrough and Anellotech is making progress on bio-based PET resins.


Plastics News Now: Honda puts composite truck bed to the smash test

June 16, 2016 10:48 am ET

Honda shows off the strength of its Ridgeline composite truck bed, a milk maker is turning to PET for packaging and New York state lawmakers take up bills about plastic bags.


Bumper to Bumper: Automotive market slowly adopting use of recycled resins

June 15, 2016 9:07 am ET

Susan Kozora of IAC Group discusses some of the hurdles facing recycling resins in the market and SPI recently released a report about end-of-life plastics recycling in cars and trucks.


Material Insights: Shell moves forward with massive petrochemicals site

June 13, 2016 11:12 am ET

Shell Chemical is moving forward with a major petrochemicals site, Westlake Chemical and Axiall strike a deal, and Nexeo Solutions goes public.