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Cool site of the week
The Trip.com — http://www.thetrip.com
This could be the mother of all travel sites. Locate the airport nearest your destination, access real-time flight tracking from FAA radar data, get travel tips, maps, restaurant reviews, transportation strategies and on-line booking of airline tickets, hotel rooms and rental cars.
Plastics industry Web sites
AFM Corp. — http://www.afmcorp-epsfoam.com
Joint venture of North America's EPS manufacturers has posted technical bulletins, product information, partner plants and promotional material for EPS foam.
Arburg GmbH — http://www.arburg.com
Machinery manufacturer offers company and product information in English and German, technical support and customer contacts.
Cal Tex — http://www.caltexx.com
Plastics and metal precision fabricator offers quote line and information about the company's capabilities and operations.
Chevron Corp. — http://www.chevron.com
Expansive site offers corporate financial data, information about Chevron business units, oil industry primer, information about products and services, news clips and press releases.
Crocker Ltd. — http://www.crockerltd.com
Blow molder site provides product information and company profile.
Crumpler Plastic Pipe Inc. —http://www.cpp-pipe.com
High density polyethylene pipe and fittings manufacturer features product listing, applications, technical papers, company overview and customer contact numbers.
Dow Plastics — http://www.dow.com/plastics
Company provides Dow profile, product overviews, materials selection guide, news center and industry hot links.
DuPont Co. — http://www.dupont.com
Site provides DuPont news and DuPont Magazine, corporate profile, financial data, product information, news releases, job opportunities, industry and DuPont Mexico hot links.
FMC Corp. — http://www.fmcconverting.com
Converting equipment supplier offers company overview, market and product data, career opportunities, investor information and corporate news.
Fort Wayne Plastics Inc. — http://www.fortwayneplastics.com
Custom and contract injection molder features a product gallery and provides information about the company, its capabilities and equipment.