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DSM plans new plant in Georgia


November 5, 2014 3:31 pm ET

Facility is aimed for the plastic pouch in packaging market

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European plastics industry manifesto targets energy, sustainability, training


November 4, 2014 1:04 pm ET

The European plastics industry has published a manifesto alerting officials in Brussels to the many impediments it faces, and which it hopes will influence European Union policy.

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Mass. bottle bill expansion defeated


November 4, 2014 9:48 pm ET

Voters across Massachusetts on Tuesday decided their state's deposit program will not be expanded to include water bottles and other noncarbonated beverages.

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Bioplastics firms win new funding


November 3, 2014 2:54 pm ET

Bioplastics makers NatureWorks LLC and Solegear Bioplastics Inc. each have received new funding for their renewable products.

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RPA looks to build its base


November 3, 2014 1:48 pm ET

For the past five years or so, the Reusable Packaging Association has been concentrating on getting its feet underneath itself. It's RPA President Jerry Welcome's job to help organize the Linden, Va.-based group and help put the association on the...

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Corbion Puriac considering PLA plant in Thailand, if customers commit


October 31, 2014 11:52 am ET

Biofeedstocks supplier Corbion Puriac will build a polylactic acid (PLA) plant in Thailand if it receives a sales commitment from customers.

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Coca-Cola closing its recycling division


October 30, 2014 3:50 pm ET

Beverage giant says it wants to work with suppliers

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Teknor Apex expands production of recycled nylon to Europe


October 29, 2014 10:12 am ET

Materials firm Teknor Apex Co. is making its recycled nylon compounds available in Europe for the first time.

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Trex sets quarterly sales record with more business on tap


October 28, 2014 1:09 pm ET

Composite deck maker Trex Co. Inc. set sales and earnings records for the third quarter of 2014 and is on track to see revenue reach $388 million for the year, which would be the highest ever for the firm.

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Akro-Plastic buying German subsidiary from Metabolix


October 24, 2014 3:32 pm ET

Akro-Plastic GmbH, a Niederzissen, Germany-based plastic compounder, has purchased the assets of Metabolix Inc.'s subsidiary in Germany.

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