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SPI joins The Recycling Partnership


July 1, 2014 2:12 pm ET

The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. trade group is signing on with the new The Recycling Partnership program aimed at boosting recycling through targeted public-private efforts.

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Euromap and SPI sign free trade declaration


June 23, 2014 9:08 am ET

Two leading plastics associations, Euromap and U.S.-based Society of the Plastics Industry Inc., are presenting a united front amid free trade negotiations between the European Union and the U.S., which they hope will benefit the plastics machinery...

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U.S. State Department hosts meeting on plastic in marine debris


June 20, 2014 12:07 pm ET

Pledges to reduce plastic marine debris were major components of a two-day crash course in ocean protection hosted by the U.S. State Department in Washington and Secretary of State John Kerry. What was missing was the usual maligning of plastics or...

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Speaker lineup set for Penn State Erie plastics innovation conference


May 29, 2014 3:57 pm ET

Industry leaders will converge on Penn State Erie June 18-19 for the Innovation and Emerging Plastics Technologies Conference.

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US reports strong first-quarter plastics machinery shipments


May 27, 2014 4:18 pm ET

The resilient plastics machinery sector was not hurt by the harsh winter weather that slammed the U.S. economy in the first quarter of 2014, according to the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.

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Terraloy PLA compounds win SPI bioplastics innovation award


May 6, 2014 1:34 pm ET

Teknor Apex Co.’s bioplastics division has been honored for developing heat-resistant polylactic acid compounds with high impact properties.

SPI and ANSI publish new machinery safety standards


April 23, 2014 10:34 am ET

The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. and American National Standards Institute have revised two standards and extruders and vertical injection molding presses, and issued a new standard for blow molding machines.

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US plastics machinery shipments up 8 percent in 2013


March 21, 2014 3:11 pm ET

The year 2013 generally ended on a high note for manufacturers and suppliers of plastics processing equipment, and in 2014 they can expect another strong year.

Nominations due for next Plastics Hall of Fame class


March 20, 2014 1:23 pm ET

The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. is seeking nominations for the next Plastics Hall of Fame inductees.

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Commercial Plastics to handle recycling at NPE 2015


March 17, 2014 2:47 pm ET

One plastics recycling company is going to be quite busy come next March in Florida. Commercial Plastics Recycling Inc. has been named the official recycling company for the NPE 2015 international plastics exposition next year in Orlando, Fla.

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