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Polymer Additives, Lubrizol expansions win tax incentives


March 31, 2015 10:22 am ET

Proposed expansions by Polymer Additives Inc. in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and Lubrizol Corp. in Lake County, Ohio, were among 12 projects statewide that were approved for incentives by the Ohio Tax Credit Authority.

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Nanotechnology isn't science fantasy


March 30, 2015 12:15 pm ET

ORLANDO, FLA. — Nanotechnology is fast moving from the world of science fiction to science fact, with developments and applications that will ultimately create new, lighter and stronger materials that it is hoped will benefit business and...

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Mucell adds polypropylene parts to its potential resin applications


March 30, 2015 11:59 am ET

Structural polypropylene applications are now candidates for the use of Mucell microcellular foaming technology.

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Sipospack to build new flexible packaging plant in Hungary


March 30, 2015 9:38 am ET

Hungarian flexible packaging producer Sipospack Kft. is investing nearly 3 million euros ($3.2 million) in an expansion at a new site at Sóskút in central Hungary to raise its production capacity.

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Getting a real feel for how 'vinyl saves lives'


March 27, 2015 6:00 am ET

While I'm certainly not shipping off to Africa anytime soon, I got a taste of what medical professionals go through in the fight against Ebola and other infectious diseases, and how plastics keep them safe right here at NPE 2015.

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Johnson's political outlook shaped by a plastics business view


March 27, 2015 6:00 am ET

When Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) traded plastics for politics in 2010, he didn't leave his business sense behind. He carried the lessons of 30 years in the plastics industry with him to Washington.

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Customs snafu snags Boy Machines


March 26, 2015 9:42 am ET

ORLANDO, FLA. — With apologies to poet Robert Burns, this year’s NPE in Orlando definitely proved that "sometimes the best-laid schemes o’ micromolders an’ men go awry."

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NPE nudges attendees to recycle


March 24, 2015 1:47 pm ET

A public awareness campaign developed by Keep America Beautiful is receiving prominent display at NPE 2015 as part of the show's overall effort to elevate the importance of recycling at the triennial show.

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SPI launching recycling summit


March 23, 2015 5:10 pm ET

The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. announced Monday at NPE 2015 that the plastics trade association will return to Orlando in 2016 for a brand new event, the re|Focus Recycling Summit and Expo.

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MAPP survey: US processing on a roll


March 23, 2015 6:00 am ET

The current optimism in the plastics industry is palpable and nothing makes that more apparent than the 2015 state of the industry report from Manufacturers Association of Plastics Processors (MAPP).

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