Breadcrumb Home Opinion Blog All Things Data All Things Data Counting all the numbers in the 2019 recyclers ranking Adding up all that data, we tracked 13.1 billion pounds of recycled material in this list, with more than 78 percent being reprocessed. All Things Data Plastics News is looking for women-owned businesses The directory will provide information that can drive discussions to help PN determine editorial coverage to support the range of people within the industry. All Things Data Mining data nuggets from thermoforming In researching our recent 24th annual thermoformers ranking, which ran in February, I started gathering some data points from 1994 to compare with the reported 2018 fiscal year. All Things Data Thermoforming, dollars and doggies Plastics News has published our 24th annual ranking of North American thermoformers with the top 100 in this week's issue. We've got data for all 225 companies online. All Things Data 2018 by the numbers Total sales ranked for North American processors was $126.7 billion for the 2017 fiscal year. That's up 3.5 percent or $4.3 billion dollars from the $122.4 billion reported for 2016. All Things Data Changes aplenty with compounders This week we publish our updated annual directory of 210 compounders and concentrate makers. This sector loves change, and so does Plastics News. All Things Data A big year for blow molding This week, Plastics News publishes its annual ranking of North American blow molders. Here is a look at some of the numbers behind the ranking: 125 firms are listed with total combined sales of $18 billion. All Things Data Putting PN estimates in the right ballpark I get asked a lot about why some companies aren't in Plastics News rankings. The answer is always the same: "Not enough information." All Things Data Mold makers growing at double-digit rate While 58 percent of mold makers reported no change in sales, 34 percent saw sales increase an average of 13 percent. All Things Data Mold makers: A sneak preview We welcome several new molders to our listing this year. Say hello to Union Tool && Mold Co. of Maplewood N.J. Load More SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE NEWSLETTERS PN Breaking News PN Daily Report Kickstart Blog Roundup Industry Events Coverage Injection Tooling Report K Show Materials Alert Material Insights Medical Report Mergers & Acquisitions Report PN Events PN NPE News PN Webinars and Livestreams Numbers That Matter Rigid Packaging Sustainability & Recycling Report EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please verify captcha. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.