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Cascade founder believes business can be a place for real change


September 25, 2014 11:06 am ET

Companies can make a difference in a person's life, and Fred Keller, founder of Cascade Engineering Inc., believes it is important that they do.

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Speaker: Clear goals, company culture add up to long-term success


September 25, 2014 2:39 pm ET

The “chief people officer” at the company that owns Chili's restaurants said companies need a small number of clear goals, communicated to every employee.

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Swiss thermoforming machinery firm WM Wrapping setting up US office


September 25, 2014 2:21 pm ET

Thermoforming industry veteran Kent Johansson has a new gig: Running a U.S. facility for Swiss sheet line and thermoforming machinery maker WM Wrapping Machinery SA.

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LyondellBasell considering another ethylene expansion


September 25, 2014 1:30 pm ET

Materials giant LyondellBasell Industries — with three ethylene expansions already on the board — is contemplating a fourth.

Worker fatally injured at Kansas plant


September 25, 2014 1:25 pm ET

A 51-year-old man died from injuries sustained in an industrial accident at Vinylplex Inc., a Pittsburg, Kan.-based PVC pipe extruder for potable water and sewer applications.

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Recycling rates continuing to climb for EPS used in transport packaging


September 25, 2014 11:28 am ET

Recycling of the expanded polystyrene used in transport packaging continues to rise, extending what has now been a years-long push even higher.

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PE, PVC prices rise, PS on the decline


September 24, 2014 4:16 pm ET

North American commodity resin prices bounced around in September, with regional polyethylene and PVC prices increasing while prices for solid polystyrene in the region declined.

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Blow molder wraps up expansion project


September 24, 2014 4:48 pm ET

Blow molder Apex Plastics recently invested $1.5 million in expansion projects for future growth.

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Delta Plastics gives farmers new tool to conserve water


September 24, 2014 2:24 pm ET

Delta Plastics, which manufactures polyethylene irrigation tubes, or polytubes, is offering farmers in the Mississippi Delta free access to a web-based program that plots out the most efficient way to water furrowed fields.

Newell Rubbermaid to offer lump-sum pension benefits to 5,700


September 24, 2014 11:33 am ET

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. will offer about 5,700 former vested employees not yet receiving pension benefits the opportunity to convert their future monthly annuity to a cash lump-sum benefit.

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