Material Insights: Computer problems delay some Sabic resins for various processors

November 7, 2016 11:06 am ET

Sabic is having shipping problems with polycarbonate and other resins, PET bottle and polypropylene resin prices change, and Ineos buys HDPE pipe maker.


Plastics News Now: Rap, folk songs sing about California bag ballot question

November 3, 2016 12:02 pm ET

A new report signals good news for processors, PET recycling is down slightly and California voters are ready to decide the fate of plastic bags in the state.


Bumper to Bumper: Companies showcase automotive solutions at K 2016

November 2, 2016 11:44 am ET

Companies showcase automotive solutions at K 2016


Material Insights: BASF teams up with shoemakers who plan US manufacturing

October 31, 2016 12:48 pm ET

Adidas, Reebok plan running shoe production in the U.S., and other K 2016 materials news.


Plastics News Now: Industry 4.0 and all the highlights from K 2016

October 27, 2016 6:00 am ET

Industry 4.0 was on the mind of exhibitors and visitors at K 2016. This week's show highlights the best of K 2016.


Material Insights: Materials firms use K 2016 to announce projects, technology

October 24, 2016 6:00 am ET

Senior reporter Frank Esposito breaks down all the materials-related news from K 2016.


Plastics News Now: K 2016 kicks off

October 20, 2016 6:00 am ET

As K 2016 gets underway, we go underneath Messe Düsseldorf to see what powers the massive show, and get a history lesson on the show.


Bumper to Bumper: Supplier uses in-house 'university' to advance skills

October 19, 2016 6:00 am ET

Supplier Wilbert Plastic Services has turned to an in-house training program to help develop and grow its employees.


What Keeps You Up at Night: Filip Geeraert, Deceuninck North America

October 17, 2016 6:00 am ET

Filip Geeraert, CEO of Deceuninck North America, discusses innovation and the drive to always stay ahead of the competition.


Materials preview of K 2016

October 17, 2016 6:00 am ET

Editor Don Loepp is in Düsseldorf, Germany, and has a preview of the show from a materials perspective. Also, a Canadian company is turning PE into wax and PolyOne forms a partnership.