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Rubbermaid moving Commercial Products HQ to North Carolina


December 12, 2013 5:20 pm ET

Newell Rubbermaid Inc. is shifting the headquarters for its Rubbermaid Commercial Products group to Huntersville, N.C., to give its product development experts more opportunities and allow for more interaction between businesses.

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Peter Bemis, 66, succumbs to cancer


October 11, 2013 2:34 pm ET

SHEBOYGAN FALLS, WIS. — Plastics Hall of Fame member Peter F. Bemis, president, CEO and co-owner of Bemis Manufacturing Co., died of cancer Oct. 9 at his home in Elkhart Lake, Wis. He was 66 years old. He leaves behind a legacy of innovation...

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LLDPE buckets built tough for Aussie conditions


October 3, 2013 1:52 pm ET

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA — Plastic buckets notoriously have a short lifespan before they crack, break or leak. But an Australian company has developed linear low density polyethylene tubs and buckets it guarantees will last at least five years.

Canadian molder Gracious Living eyes US facilities


September 27, 2013 3:48 pm ET

Canadian housewares producer Gracious Living Corp. is looking to establish its first U.S. injection molding plant, according to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

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Ex-Tupperware workers mold expanding venture


September 23, 2013 4:02 pm ET

Tupperware employees Cindy and Paul Jones had just bought a house when they learned the plant where generations of families had worked in plastics manufacturing was closing.

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