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BASF targets coffee and automotive connoisseurs with new resin grades


October 21, 2014 2:07 pm ET

BASF SE is using polybutylene terephthalate (PBT), which is normally used to manufacture high-end electronics, in a food consumer packaging product.

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Plastic caps essential to health, beauty end market


October 3, 2014 1:16 pm ET

When it comes to discussing caps and closures, beverage is usually king, but it isn't the only segment. Health and beauty also generates plenty of buzz across the caps universe.

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Battle brewing over single-use coffee pods


October 2, 2014 12:25 pm ET

UPDATED — A battle is brewing in the world of single-service coffee pods. A major Canadian roaster of the beverage beans is suing North America's leading manufacturer and supplier of the pods and single-serve coffee machines.

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Australia taking on microbeads, seeks voluntary phase out


October 2, 2014 12:41 pm ET

An Australian environment minister has declared war on polyethylene microbeads.

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P&G removing PE microbeads from its Crest brand toothpaste


September 18, 2014 1:57 pm ET

After months of prodding, Procter & Gamble Co., the makers of Crest brand toothpastes, say polyethlene microbeads will be completely removed from its dental products by March 2016.

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Design Stories: Young designers showing the way in adaptive design


August 27, 2014 12:12 pm ET

Amanda Bolton, then 19, decided to change her major at the University of Cincinnati from fine arts to industrial design, creating products for people like her grandmother.

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RTP expands very long fiber thermoplastic production to Mexico


August 19, 2014 9:47 am ET

RTP Co. has introduced very long fiber reinforced compounds at its Monterrey, Mexico, facility.

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Flambeau adds two-shot molding


August 14, 2014 3:00 pm ET

Flambeau Inc. is moving into two-shot molding and hoping that it opens up new opportunities.

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Czech disc maker cashes in on vinyl record revival


August 14, 2014 11:12 am ET

A Central European company is cashing in on today's renewed global fashion for collecting vinyl music records.

PSB Industries acquires plastic closures specialist


July 31, 2014 3:47 pm ET

French packaging manufacturer PSB Industries has signed an agreement to acquire C+N Packaging Inc., which specializes in plastic closures for fragrance, cosmetics and other consumer packaging.

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