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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Full interview with Braskem CEO Carlos Fadigas

May 11, 2015 1:03 pm ET

Braskem CEO Carlos Fadigas sits down with Plastics News at Feiplastic to talk about the state of the industry in Brazil and the company's plans in North America.


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Astronauts get a jolt of caffeine thanks to plastics

May 7, 2015 9:10 am ET

Espresso is served on the International Space Station for the first time, a documentary will take a look at all things Lego and Lowe's is dipping its toes into 3-D printing home decor items.