Plastics News Poll

How well do you understand Industry 4.0?

  • I'm already an expert
  •  9%
  • I know about 4.0 but I'm not an expert
  •  25%
  • It has something to do with the internet, right?
  •  9%
  • I have no idea
  •  58%

Total Votes: 116

Market Reports

2016 Trends in Resin Distribution - NEW!

Sales totals would indicate that third-party sales of PE and PP - the North American region's most widely-used commodity resins - grew only slightly in the first half of 2016, but executives at some firms are seeing more positive results. For more insight on distribution trends, investments by leading suppliers, merger & acquisition activity and more, download this new report from Plastics News Research.

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Plastic Caps & Closures Market Trends

In 2016, the caps and closures segment of the global plastics industry continues to experience growth. This in-depth analytic report provides an economic forecast and covers key trends in design, machinery, tamper evidence, sustainability and more.

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2016 Thermoformed Packaging Market Review & Outlook

This in-depth report examines current business trends impacting the thermoformed plastics segment, including key market drivers, economic indicators, regulatory issues, materials innovations, automation trends and future outlook.

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