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Plastics News Now: Eastman shows off housewares that mimic glass

March 23, 2017 9:21 am ET

Legoland in Dubai is filled with plastics, Costco and a major golf ball maker get into a legal fight over new ball and Eastman talks housewares at the International Home and Housewares Show.


What Keeps You Up at Night: Ashley Thompson, CEO of 50 Strong

March 20, 2017 4:27 pm ET

Ashley Thompson, CEO of 50 Strong, talks about achieving a solid work/life balance, and what keeps her up at night.


Material Insights: Chevron Phillips declares force majeure on HDPE at Texas plant

March 20, 2017 11:41 am ET

Chevron Phillips Chemical declared force majeure after a power outage at a plant in Texas, Americhem gets a new CEO and nylon prices jump.


Plastics News Now: China's new recycling crackdown

March 16, 2017 10:37 am ET

News Editor - International Steve Toloken discusses China's new recycling crackdown, a custom shoe maker 3D prints massive shoe and two well-known processors are sold in Wisconsin.


Trump expected to order review of fuel, emission standards

March 15, 2017 9:00 am ET

President Trump is expected to order a reassessment of EPA emission rules and fuel economy standards.


Material Insights: Feedstocks push several commodity resin prices higher

March 13, 2017 9:18 am ET

Nexeo Solutions makes an international acquisition, several commodity resin prices and some chemical executives are worried about the ability of the Gulf Coast to handle the transport of new materials coming.


Plastics News Now: Ford testing new 3-D printer for large prototypes

March 9, 2017 6:00 am ET

Ford Motor Co. is testing a new printer from Stratasys Ltd., an art installation in Hawaii is using nylon fishing nets and plastic film recycling is up.


Material Insights: Nestle Waters, Danone push for bio-based PET

March 6, 2017 1:10 pm ET

Bayer reduces its interest in Covestro, commodity resin prices are up and two water giants pursue completely bio-based PET bottles.


Plastics News Now: Little Tikes further develops its custom molding division

March 2, 2017 6:00 am ET

LT Molding was born out of Little Tikes, Third Man Records in Detroit starts pressing vinyl records and the Hefty Energy Bag program sees good results.


Bumper to Bumper: Ford discusses the future of additive manufacturing

March 1, 2017 9:56 am ET

At an open house at EOS North America, a Ford Motor Co. official discussed the future possible uses of additive manufacturing for the automotive industry.