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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.


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.


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.


Plastics News Now: Ford flips for new world record

April 30, 2015 9:46 am ET

Ford Motor Co. uses plastic tracks to make world record Hot Wheels run, Fiat Chrysler uses 3-D printed part to test efficiency and a housing project uses Lucite to create shade.


Plastics News Now: Ontario ditches paper for plastic

April 23, 2015 9:32 am ET

Ontario, Canada, moves to polymer-based birth certificates, Adidas tackles plastic ocean waste, and a year's worth of bloopers.


Plastics News Now: Musicians back recycled plastics

April 16, 2015 6:00 am ET

Pharrell Williams touts recycling plastics while helps a major hotel chain turn to sheets made with recycled plastics. Also, the Seattle Mariners pitch sustainability at the ballpark.


Plastics News Now: Arizona passes ban on plastic bag bans

April 9, 2015 9:23 am ET

Arizona lawmakers passed a bill to ban bans, a couple designs a unique plastic party plate and Ford puts more plastics in the F-150.


Plastics News Now: Vinyl fights Ebola

April 2, 2015 6:00 am ET

A fundraiser for vinyl protective gear was in full force at NPE, Conair constructed a mock clean room at the show, and solar plane is on its way around the Earth.


Plastics News Now: Highlights from NPE 2015

March 25, 2015 6:35 pm ET

We wrap our week of coverage of NPE 2015 with a look at a plastic can looking to replace tin, robots and the Freeformer.


Plastics News Now at NPE: Monday wrap up show

March 23, 2015 9:31 pm ET

All the news from the first day of NPE 2015 in Orlando, Fla.