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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.

SPI honors 33 companies for employee safety


March 11, 2014 10:51 am ET

The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. has named 33 companies for winning its 2013 Safety Awards.

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Tech Molded Plastics wins Processor of the Year Award


February 25, 2014 9:46 pm ET

WESLEY CHAPEL, FLA. — Tech Molded Plastics Inc., a custom injection molder in Meadville, Pa., has won the Plastics News Processor of the Year Award.

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Space Draw numbers hint at larger NPE in 2015


February 20, 2014 3:43 pm ET

ORLANDO, FLA. — A record 791 people registered for the three-day Space Draw for NPE 2015 in Orlando, and by the end of the event, their companies will claim about 800,000 square feet of booth space.

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SPI plans private health care exchange


February 14, 2014 1:21 pm ET

ANAHEIM, CALIF. — The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. is set to launch a private health care exchange for its members on March 1, the trade group announced Feb. 12 at the MD&M West trade show in Anaheim.

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Report: US plastics industry showed steady improvement in 2012


January 31, 2014 1:40 pm ET

WASHINGTON – A deep data dive into the plastics industry's 2012 performance shows continued, steady improvement since the 2008 recession, according to two new reports from the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.

New safety standards for robots in plastics molding


January 29, 2014 2:18 pm ET

The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. and American National Standards Institute have revised two safety standards under the 151 section, which covers plastics machinery.

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US quarterly machinery sales up 20 percent


January 27, 2014 5:38 pm ET

Third-quarter sales of primary plastics machinery-injection presses — extruders, blow molding machines and thermoformers — increased 20 percent from the year-before third quarter, measured by dollars, the Society of the Plastics Industry ...

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