That's how long Hinrich Woebcken spent at KraussMaffei AG (from 1985-1998). Who is Woebcken, and why do we care that he spent an early part of his career in plastics? Volkswagen recently appointed Woebcken as head of North America as the company attempts to recover from its diesel fuel emission scandal.
The charge Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in Canada is hitting customers with for plastic bags at checkout. The supermarket chain will be selling reusable bags for 25 cents, and part of the proceeds from the charges will go toward recycling initiatives, including film recycling programs.
The drop in profit DuPont Co. saw in 2015. It was a rough year for the company which saw a number of layoffs. The company is in the middle of a number of cost-cutting initiatives. Oh, and the company is merging with Dow Chemical Co.
The staggering amount of materials from Hexcel Corp. in each Airbus A350. Aerospace, unsurprisingly, is a growth sector for the company.