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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 ...

3-D printing to get a focus at NPE 2015


January 24, 2014 1:09 pm ET

A new annual exhibition, NPE3D: The Manufacturing Industry's Global 3D Conference and Solutions Fair, will make its debut at NPE 2015 in Orlando, Fla., the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. announced Jan 22.

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Processor of the Year finalists named


January 7, 2014 10:54 am ET

Three custom injection molders are the finalists for Plastics News' Processor of the Year Award: AMA Plastics Inc., Protoplast Inc. and Tech Molded Plastics Inc.

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Demographics point to growing medical plastics market in China


December 26, 2013 8:04 am ET

SHANGHAI — China's growing middle class and aging population will affect the global medical device market in 2014, according to speakers at the Society of Plastic Engineers' first China conference, held Dec. 11-12 in Shanghai.

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