Five years ago this week in Plastics News: PLYMOUTH, MICH. - Plastipak Packaging Inc. of Plymouth opened a blow molding plant in Champaign, Ill., its seventh production facility. Officials predicted 1992 sales would exceed $200 million. (In this issue, the firm reports 1995 sales of $420 million.)
OAKLAND, CALIF. - Clorox Co. of Oakland expanded use of post-consumer high density polyethylene in bottles for household cleaners and bleach.
WASHINGTON - Industry executives approved funding for Partnership for Plastics Progress, a Washington coalition to address environmental issues. About a year later it changed its name to American Plastics Council.