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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.