This week's issue of Plastics News focuses on the plastics industry response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of the project we wanted to see just how quickly companies and leaders mobilized. We took a look at our story archives plus major news events and compared them to the World Health Organizations official case numbers worldwide.
The hardest part was paring down the items. There were so many examples that we finally just had to put a pin in the timeline for broader subjects for some, rather than individual recognition.
I'm so proud to be a storyteller during this time for our industry.
On March 3, the WHO called for a 40 percent increase in the manufacturing of personal protective equipment, right as the virus began showing up widely beyond Asia and a few other pockets of the world.