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Cardia Bioplastics opening bag manufacturing plant in Brazil


August 19, 2014 9:31 am ET

Australia's Cardia Bioplastics Ltd. says the high demand for environmentally friendly bags has prompted it to set up a film and bag plant in São Paulo, Brazil, which is due to start production in September 2014.

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BMW closes the carbon fiber loop


August 18, 2014 10:43 am ET

BMW's extensive use of carbon fiber-reinforced plastic in its i-series vehicles has prompted the development of ways to recycle unused material.

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Sustainability report shows impact of lightweighting at Dr Pepper


August 15, 2014 12:50 pm ET

There's no period in Dr Pepper and now there's less and less resin in the PET bottles that the beverage maker produces.

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Construction firm invests in bioplastics maker Meredian


August 15, 2014 10:22 am ET

Bioplastics maker Meredian Inc. didn't have to go far to find a new investor.

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Euromap designs machine energy efficiency label


August 15, 2014 9:38 am ET

A European trade group has designed a new standardized label that shows the energy efficiency class of plastics processing machinery.

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Sustainability, new products, potential draw 'Rising Stars'


August 13, 2014 6:00 am ET

For the first time, Plastics News is turning a spotlight on plastics professionals under the age of 40 who are on the path to becoming the industry's next leaders.

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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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