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Recycling group releases shrink sleeve label guidelines


September 26, 2014 4:02 pm ET

A post-consumer plastics recycling trade group is out with a set of recommendations to help guide the packaging industry on the use of shrink sleeve labels, a move to help mitigate the label's impact on container recycling.

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Nypro Healthcare continues to grow following Jabil acquisition


September 26, 2014 1:59 pm ET

Nypro Healthcare's newest medical device manufacturing facility offers 200,000 square feet of carefully configured Class 8 clean room molding and assembly areas, a metrology lab, digitalized machine shop and client friendly work areas.

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Chemical regulation policy update likely to remain in limbo


September 26, 2014 1:13 pm ET

Efforts to broker a deal on national chemical regulation policy appear to have fallen apart in the waning days of the 113th Congress, leaving plastics producers and other chemical makers in limbo for yet another year — at least.

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ATI strikes gold with bowling pinsetter production


September 26, 2014 12:30 pm ET

Heavy-duty equipment used to arrange and re-set bowling pins netted three awards for Associated Thermoforming Inc. in the parts competition at the Society of Plastics Engineers Thermoforming Conference.

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Obituary: Majors Plastics' Tim McConnell


September 26, 2014 11:46 am ET

Timothy McConnell kept working even after his custom injection molding business, Majors Plastics Inc. of Omaha, Neb., became a full Employee Stock Ownership Plan, or an ESOP.

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SPE Thermoforming conference pauses for a veteran


September 26, 2014 9:03 am ET

Industry leaders at the Thermoforming Conference paid a tribute to Frank Nissel, the late extrusion expert, during the annual awards dinner.

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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.

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