Five years ago this week in Plastics News:
U.S. and Canadian governments rejected a sweeping recommendation by the International Joint Commission to phase out chlorine in the Great Lakes Basin.
Evco Plastics began building a $4 million injection molding plant in DeForest, Wis., for medical molding. Evco recently bought Nevada Tool & Die of Reno, Nev., giving it six custom injection molding plants.
President Clinton announced federal support worth $10 million for an all-composite highway bridge in San Diego. Total cost to develop and build the bridge was estimated at $55 million.
M.A. Hanna Co. merged its Allied Color Industries Inc. and Avecor Inc. business units.