Continuing recent growth, Poly-Wood LLC plans to invest $43 million in a new Indiana facility to make its signature Adirondack chairs and other plastic furniture from recycled materials.
The Ellen MacArthur Foundation said consumer product companies should dramatically quicken their work around plastic packaging sustainability to meet goals they've set for themselves.
Colgate-Palmolive Co. has developed a recyclable toothpaste tube and is willing to share the new packaging development with competitors.
Reynolds Consumer Products Inc., the owner of Hefty, Presto and Slide-Rite brands in the plastic business, is looking at a reported $7 billion valuation in a potential initial public offering.
Currier Plastics Inc., an injection molder and blow molder making amenity bottles for hotels, says it had already diversified so it would not be impacted by a single customer's decision.
Fitz Frames, which makes customized, 3D printed glasses for children, will begin 3D printing the frames at the Youngstown Business Incubator in Youngstown, Ohio.
The acquisition of a Croatian molder will allow Bemis Manufacturing to expand its manufacturing and customer base into Eastern Europe.
The two global companies are both pledging support for projects that aim to keep plastics out of oceans.
The distinctive smell of new, flexible polyurethane could make it an unacceptable material in furniture, warns an Ikea engineer.
Both resin makers and product designers need to look at "the full cost of the package" when it comes to consumer products, according to panelists from all along the supply chain.