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Rising Stars: Learning from the past, building for the future


August 13, 2014 6:00 am ET

More of Plastics News' 2014 Rising Stars.

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Taking on future challenges


August 12, 2014 1:45 pm ET

Five more of the plastics industry's "Rising Stars" talk about their careers so far, and what they hope to do in the future.

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Film maker BPI cuts its own packaging use by a third


August 12, 2014 10:37 am ET

British film manufacturer BPI Polythene Industries plc has cut its packaging waste by one third in the past six years, the company has revealed.

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Clariant to build new masterbatches plant in Australia


August 12, 2014 10:12 am ET

Swiss speciality chemicals company, Clariant International Ltd. is building a new masterbatches plant in the greater Sydney area.

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Uponor investing in new technology companies for future growth


August 11, 2014 4:24 pm ET

Cross-linked polyethylene pipe maker Uponor Inc. is casting a net to catch future, promising water management technologies.

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Axion adding production in Ohio for structural parts from recycled plastic


August 11, 2014 2:47 pm ET

Axion International Holdings Inc. is converting extrusion equipment at its recently acquired Zanesville, Ohio, facility — formerly Y City Recycling — to produce recycled plastic industrial building components such as rail ties and...

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Confusion leads to lower plastic recycling rates, poll finds


August 11, 2014 2:18 pm ET

A new poll showed that 65 percent of people do not quite get what is acceptable and what is not when recycling their plastics.

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Lights, camera ... recycling?


August 7, 2014 12:41 pm ET

The folks at recycling company TerraCycle Inc. are back on television with a new series called “Human Resources.”

China PP recycler Novarise hits snag in plan for privatization


August 7, 2014 12:31 pm ET

Plans by Chinese polypropylene recycler Novarise Renewable Resources International Ltd. to take itself private have hit a snag, with a management-led buyout group missing an important July 31 funding deadline and independent shareholders now saying they may cancel the deal.

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Dart, PS recycler team up for massive new facility


August 7, 2014 12:21 pm ET

A couple of major forces in polystyrene — one on the recycling side and one on the manufacturing side — are teaming up to create what they believe is a first-of-its kind reclamation facility.

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