Five years ago this week in Plastics News:
Huron Plastics Group Inc. said it formed alliances with a Japanese auto supplier and a Singapore molder and toolmaker to bolster its global ties. (Early this year LDM Technologies Inc. bought Huron, boosting its involvement in under-the-hood parts.)
Electronic media molder Shape Inc. emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings it filed in 1988.
Medical part processors complained about lengthy delays for product approvals by the Food and Drug Administration. FDA increased its product scrutiny after high-profile liability problems like silicone-gel breast implants.