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Teknor Apex, UBQ get colorful

The new materials also allow UBQ products to be compounded with a brighter spectrum of colors beyond brown, black and gray.

Numbers That Matter Live - June 2023

Join us on June 27 at 2pm (edt) for the Numbers that Matter Livestream!


We'll review the results of the debt ceiling talks and the impact on the economy, plus look at materials and machinery sales trends and the outlook for key plastics end markets.

Combining 3D printing, fashion and engineering on social media

Sierra Sandison, or 3D Printcess on TikTok, is a mechanical engineer who adds that exposure with her experience as a model and to make 3D printed fashion.

Recycling plant for laminated packaging launches in Mexico

Partners in the Enval Ltd. plant aim to process 6,000 metric tons of flexible packaging in the plant's first year of operations.

Plastics industry social media accounts worth following

Here's a rundown of a few social media accounts from the plastics industry worth following.

Gund buys Vanderveer Industrial Plastics

Gund Co., a fabricator and manufacturer of engineered materials, has acquired Vanderveer Industrial Plastics LLC (VIP).

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Americhem expands medical compounding plant in Denmark

The 15,000-square-foot expansion includes a clean compounding facility dedicated to medical grade materials.

Kickstart: Bonjour, Paris

The next round of plastics treaty talks begin Monday in Paris, and Plastics News will be there.

LanzaTech, Plastipak produce PET resin made from GHG emissions‚Ä®

For the first time, a PET resin made from carbon captured from emissions has been successfully produced and used in packaging applications.

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PVC, PS resin prices take opposite paths in May

North American prices for PVC resin prices have fallen since May 1 while polystyrene prices increased.