Plastics News Now: Go inside the facility making vinyl record machines againSeptember 29, 2016 9:52 am ET
Newbilt Machinery in Germany is building new vinyl record machines -- including a batch for Jack White's Third Man Records, polymer bills are going for a pretty penny on the secondary market and an aquarium maker is using acrylic to make amazing structures.
Material Insights: Re:3D shows off material-agnostic 3-D printerSeptember 26, 2016 10:56 am ET
Re:3D shows off printer at TPE TopCon, Ineos and MSM Poly don't reach a deal on Barex and a resin distribution firm is headed to Mexico.
Plastics News Now: HGTV home remodel features plasticsSeptember 22, 2016 8:39 am ET
A HGTV project home -- to be given away online -- features plastics, Bill Gates backs bioplastics and Confer Plastics gets a massive blow molding machine.
Bumper to Bumper: Industry collaborative to open composite testing facility in DetroitSeptember 21, 2016 6:00 am ET
The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation plans a full-scale testing site for new materials in Detroit.
Material Insights: Techmer opens new specialty compounding plant in DelawareSeptember 19, 2016 11:56 am ET
Techmer opens a new specialty compounding plant in Delaware, Radici Group makes an acquisition in the nylon market and James Ray from ICIS discuss PP and PE.
What Keeps You Up at Night: Greg Botner, Wilbert Plastic ServicesSeptember 19, 2016 6:00 am ET
Greg Botner talks about the importance of finding skilled workers, wading through the economy and remaining ahead of the competition.
Plastics News Now: Bubble wrap is a finalist for a prestigious honorSeptember 15, 2016 9:13 am ET
Everyone's favorite popping shipping material is a finalist for the Toy Hall of Fame, Continental Structural Plastics is sold and a bag company helps out in flood recovery in Louisiana.
Material Insights: North America's PE production still in growth modeSeptember 12, 2016 11:33 am ET
Nova Chemicals Corp. completes construction of it new reactor at Joffre, Alberta, for linear low density polyethylene while LyondellBasell Industries picks LaPorte, Texas, for its next high density PE plant, and iD Additives continues its solid growth spurt.
Plastics News Now: A cycling legend gets into the plastics businessSeptember 8, 2016 6:00 am ET
Greg LeMond has started a carbon fiber company, Processing Technologies International is expanding and one company attempts to solve the sustainability conflict in coffee pods.
Bumper to Bumper: GM turning plastic bottles into auto parts and moreSeptember 7, 2016 6:00 am ET
General Motors Co. is collecting PET bottles from its facilities and Flint, Mich., to reuse for car parts and coats for the homeless.
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