Trade Shows


Housing forecast predicts strong growth, demand for decks, doors, windows

January 20, 2015 4:59 pm ET

Demand for new single-family homes is projected to increase by as much as 26 percent in 2015, and if it does, building material makers will be supplying siding, windows and decks for 804,000 dwellings.


Plastics help create net-zero energy home

January 20, 2015 3:31 pm ET

The New American Home — a working lab of best construction practices since 1984 — has reached its greenest goal yet with plastic pushing the envelope to achieve net-zero energy.


Shining light on controversial topics is important

January 6, 2015 3:23 pm ET

Plastics News seeks to be a fair-minded news source, reporting on global developments for the industry and giving people the best information we can so they can make good decisions. We think it's that philosophy that's given us the market strength...


Plastindia lawsuit postponed, some say could be 'dead' case

December 30, 2014 11:22 am ET

The legal challenge to the Plastindia trade show's move from Delhi to Gujarat may have lost steam, with an Indian court postponing a hearing until Jan. 12 and some supporters of the court fight saying it could be a “dead case.”


Software helps packaging designers see what attracts consumers

December 29, 2014 1:00 pm ET

Eye movement, blood flow and even skin reaction all go into a unique program at Clemson University to help determine whether that next plastic package — or any package for that matter — is going to be a hit or a miss or somewhere in-...


Plastimagen highlights Mexican success

December 12, 2014 11:28 am ET

The dust has settled. The exhibitors and public have gone home. But Plastimagen México 2014, the 19th edition of the show first held in the Mexican capital in 1987, is, it would seem, the new benchmark for Latin America’s plastics industry.


Nine to be inducted into Plastics Hall of Fame

December 8, 2014 8:23 am ET

The Plastics Hall of Fame will welcome nine new members — eight men and one woman — when they are inducted during NPE 2015. The new members are: John Beaumont, Terry Browitt, William Carteaux, Robert DeLong, Eugen Hehl, Edward Hunerberg, ...


EuroMold 2015 moving to Düsseldorf, Germany

December 1, 2014 12:28 pm ET

The EuroMold trade fair will be held Oct. 6-9 in Düsseldorf, Germany, show organizer Demat GmbH announced last week.


Taipei Plas vandal and German firm trade lawsuits

November 25, 2014 1:26 pm ET

Taiwan businessman Karma Tang, who splashed red paint at German firm Baumüller GmbH's Taipei Plas booth, is in a messy legal battle.


30,000 attendees expected at Plastimagen in Mexico City

November 12, 2014 4:58 pm ET

MEXICO CITY — Plastimagen México 2014, billed as the “most important” plastics industry trade show in Latin America, gets underway in the Mexican capital Nov. 18.

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