Jim Johnson

Title Senior Staff Reporter
Phone (937) 964-1289

Recent Articles

Jul 25   Sealed Air's move to Charlotte will put it all under 'One Roof'

Jul 24   Bemis' product strategy paying off with record earnings per share

Jul 23   Sealed Air moving headquarters, 1,200 jobs to Charlotte, N.C.

Jul 23   Successful packaging is about more than the materials you use

Jul 21   San Antonio launching curbside recycling of plastic bags

Jul 21   Grocery store chain says bag recycling up by 10 percent

Jul 18   Portugal's Gepack setting up PET packaging facility in Arizona

Jul 18   Republic Services unites acquisitions under its own name

Jul 17   Retail and consumer products giants team up to recycle more film

Jul 15   Companies save cost and material with reusable packaging

Jul 14   Ohio recycler wins grant to expand operations

Jul 10   Tetra Pak emphasizes renewable packaging materials in new campaign

Jul 10   Dart investing $23 million for new Kentucky warehouse

Jul 10   Millennials help push pouch growth

Jul 09   Study: Burning plastics could recover energy now lost in landfills

Jul 08   Huhtamaki buying company with plants in India and United Arab Emirates

Jul 07   ViskoTeepak buys remaining stake in meat packaging supplier Vista

Jun 30   The pouch may bring some packaging competition to traditional wine bottles

Jun 27   ACC tackles recovery of non-recycled plastics in new video

Jun 26   B2B Industrial Packaging still on the hunt for acquisitions

Market Reports

Plastics Recyclers Data Report & Directory

This exclusive MS Excel database contains all the companies from Plastics News' ranking of top North American Recyclers and Brokers by reprocessed volume and also includes a directory with materials processes, services offered and company contact information. Data is based on primary research by PN editorial staff.

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2014 Injection Molding Industry Report


In the wake of the economic turbulence earlier in this decade, molders today find themselves in much better shape. Molders are gaining a competitive advantage by investing in people, equipment and seeking inroads into new markets on a global scale.

Growth in the injection molding industry is going to be driven by low financing costs and a continued move to reshore some business.

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Shale Gas Market - Analysis of North American Region

This report highlights the impact of shale-based natural gas on the North American plastics market and features an in-depth analysis of production trends in the United States during 2013 and a forecast for 2014 and beyond.

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