Processor of the Year finalist: Evco Plastics

February 17, 2016 9:31 am ET

Evco Plastics Inc. is a finalist for Processor of the Year 2015.


Processor of the Year finalist: MTD Micro Molding

February 17, 2016 9:33 am ET

MTD Micro Molding is a finalist for Processor of the Year 2015.


What Keeps You Up at Night: Heather Lee Meixel

February 15, 2016 6:00 am ET

Second-generation owner of Bamar Plastics Inc. Heather Lee Meixel discusses how she plans to grow the business, and what keeps her up at night.


Material Insights: Hospitals battling deadly bacteria with materials

February 15, 2016 6:00 am ET

Covestro discusses how they're helping the fight against deadly bacteria, Trineso expands global reach and PET bottle resin prices drop again.


Plastics News Now: Thermoforming capital of the world gets museum

February 11, 2016 9:06 am ET

One Michigan community honors its thermoforming roots, middle school science teachers learn about the industry at MD&M West and FDA regulations could be slowing down product cycle time.


Material Insights: Dow announces leadership changes

February 8, 2016 11:55 am ET

Dow Chemical Co. announced leadership changes, PolyOne Corp. buys a business unit from Kraton Polymers and Malaysia attempts to boost plastics recycling with an ad campaign.


Plastics News Now: Packaging makers take aim at legal marijuana market

February 4, 2016 11:02 am ET

As the medical and legal marijuana markets grow, plastics packaging makers are jumping into the business, WeatherTech is back at the Super Bowl and the Closed Loop Fund targets film recycling.


Material Insights: Axiall rejects Westlake Chemical's takeover bid, again

February 1, 2016 12:21 pm ET

Resin prices were very active in January, and Westlake Chemical attempts a takeover bid for Axiall Corp.


Plastics News Now: Polypropylene container helps make perfect eggs

January 28, 2016 6:00 am ET

Thermoformed, a new polypropylene container helps make perfect eggs, MIT studies polymer transparency and Wal-Mart Stores in Canada plan to charge for plastic bags.


What Keeps You Up at Night: Noel Cuellar

January 25, 2016 6:00 am ET

Noel Cuellar, president and CEO of Primera Plastics Inc. in Zeeland, Mich., discusses the skilled worker gap, and how he is attempting to develop the next generation of manufacturing workers.