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Plastics News Now: Kid gets tour of college after writing about dream of working in plastics
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Trevin Allen, 9, visited Penn College of Technology after writing about the industry in a school assignment, a bike path made of recycled plastics opens and the new iPhones have more recycled and...
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09-20-2018
Unilever, Ikea, other major consumer firms back plastic waste pledge
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Major consumer goods makers and retailers, including Unilever and Ikea, signed on to the G7 economic bloc's plastic charter targeting waste and ocean pollution at a Sept. 20 summit, as some...
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09-21-2018
Shipping problems next hurdle for firms hit by Florence
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Plastics companies in North Carolina and the Southeastern U.S. are resuming production but now must deal with shipping problems in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. The Category 1 hurricane...
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09-21-2018
Ravago building Ohio distribution center
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Resin distributor Ravago Americas LLC will invest up to $36 million in Medina, Ohio, for a new, large distribution center. The project cost will be $31-$36 million, estimated Ravago Americas...
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09-20-2018
Taking tiny steps toward big sustainability goals
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Novi, Mich. — Sustainability is a hot-button issue for a lot of automakers and suppliers today, but for Ford Motor Co.'s Debbie Mielewski, it's a topic that is deep-rooted in her livelihood...
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09-20-2018
Auto supplier Mitchell Plastics expanding in Alabama
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Automotive interior parts supplier Mitchell Plastics Ltd. is expanding its Huntsville, Ala., facility with an estimated 130,000-square-foot addition. The expanded facility will allow operations to ...
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09-20-2018
Scholle IPN opens more options for low-acid foods with its closure
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Chicago — The winner of this year's Plastics Caps & Closures Innovation Award is a breakthrough in aseptic pouch packaging. The CleanPouch Aseptic Cap and Spout, developed by Scholle IPN,...
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09-20-2018
Plastics machinery shipments up again in second quarter
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North American shipments of plastics machinery were up nearly 6 percent in the second quarter of 2018 compared to the second quarter of 2017, according to figures released Sept. 20 by the Plastics ...
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09-20-2018
Panel: Partnerships key to more composites in cars
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Novi, Mich. — Along the winding road of current and future automotive trends, there is an opportunity. And that opportunity, mixed into mega trends like electrification, lightweighting and...
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09-20-2018
Univar CEO says company may not be 'right home' for Nexeo plastics business
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Chemical company Univar Inc. has a deal to buy Nexeo Solutions Inc., but its CEO says company leaders aren’t sure if Univar is the “right home” for Nexeo’s $1.8 billion...
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09-19-2018
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