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Plastics News Now: Milacron shows its values in new video

February 16, 2017 9:13 am ET

Milacron Holdings Corp. released a video showcasing the company's values, Plastics Industry Association tries a new tactic to advocate for plastics and New York City's bag fee is sacked by the state.


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Bumper to Bumper: Engineering firm sees opportunities in carbon fiber, structural plastics

February 15, 2017 9:07 am ET

RLE Engineering opened a development center near Ford Motor Co., a key client.


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Material Insights: Medical market for liquid silicone rubber poised for big 2017

February 13, 2017 12:45 pm ET

LSR in the medical market looks to continue to be fast growing, PET bottle resin is up again and LyondellBasell reports annual results.


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Plastics News Now: Cotton candy machine, polymers help researchers make artificial tissue

February 9, 2017 6:00 am ET

Foxconn is considering a plant in the United States, Ikea buys a stake in a plastics recycler and polymers spun in a cotton candy machine play a key role in developing artificial human tissue.


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PolyOne makes a pair of acquisitions

February 6, 2017 12:08 pm ET

Kingfa announces plans in Michigan, PolyOne makes a pair of acquisitions, and pricing news for solid polystyrene and nylon.


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Plastics News Now: WeatherTech plans another Super Bowl ad

February 2, 2017 11:03 am ET

A recycler switches to polystyrene, golf club maker turns to polyurethane and WeatherTech to advertise during the Super Bowl.


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Bumper to Bumper: Covestro targets new market for polycarbonate

February 1, 2017 6:00 am ET

Covestro sees the front grille on electric vehicles as a future home for polycarbonate.


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Material Insights: PP prices surge up 10 cents as feedstock supplies tighten

January 30, 2017 12:11 pm ET

Polypropylene prices start the year up and Bill Carteaux discusses the importance of shale gas to the plastics industry.


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Plastics News Now: Trump says he wants manufacturers to build products in the US

January 26, 2017 11:22 am ET

President Trump meets with manufacturers, automated vinyl record machines start making records and a wheelchair racer turns a class project into a business.


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What Keeps You Up at Night: Jim Boshaw, Pac Worldwide Corp.

January 23, 2017 8:53 am ET

Jim Boshaw, CEO of Pac Worldwide Corp.