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Primex finds success among diverse product offerings


September 15, 2014 3:09 pm ET

What was once a run-down stretch of road in Richmond, Ind., has given way to building after building of extrusion machinery at Primex Plastics Corp. that's churning out different thicknesses and types of plastics for a wide variety of end uses.

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Primex names new tech center after John Farber, a steady supporter


September 15, 2014 3:00 pm ET

RICHMOND, IND. — John J. Farber was there when Primex Plastics Corp. was founded in 1965. And he has been a steady source of support for the company’s growth ever since, according to company officials.

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Here's a peek behind our 2014 film & sheet ranking


September 15, 2014 1:22 pm ET

Today Plastics News publishes its annual ranking of North American Film and Sheet Manufacturers. Let's look at some interesting numbers behind the ranking.

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Bemis Co. Inc. selling pressure-sensitive materials business


September 8, 2014 9:51 am ET

Bemis Co. Inc. is selling off its pressure-sensitive materials business in a move that will raise cash to help expand the company's flexible packaging business.

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Detroit's skyline gets vinyl wrapping


September 8, 2014 1:07 pm ET

The 280 feet tall and 125 wide wrap around the Renaissance Center is a perforated vinyl window film applied to the exterior of glass.

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Report: investment firms interested in Klöckner


September 5, 2014 12:26 pm ET

Three investment firms are considering making an offer for plastic film maker Klöckner Pentaplast Group, according to a Bloomberg news report.

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Report: Global nylon film market at $1.1 billion


September 4, 2014 11:32 am ET

PCI Films Consulting Ltd. has released a new report on the nylon film market. The global BOPA film market is worth an estimated $1.1 billion according to PCI and the author of the report, Simon King, said: “In today's BOPA film market users...

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PET film is the secret weapon for comic book sales


September 3, 2014 2:40 pm ET

For the second year in a row, plastics are helping DC Comics superheroes in their fight against crime.

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EcoCortec develops marine degradeable film to help reduce debris


September 2, 2014 9:55 am ET

Croatian specialist packaging producer EcoCortec has developed marine biodegradable film products designed to combat the scourge of plastics packaging waste polluting the world's oceans.

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California lawmakers give final approval to plastic bag ban


August 30, 2014 6:00 am ET

Under the measure, single-use plastic bags will be barred from California retailers, including grocery stores, convenience stores and drug stores, as of July 1, 2015.

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