Reporting on McDonald’s elimination of plastic straws in the UK and Ireland, CNN repeated a litany of clichés on the “evils” of plastics. Columnist Allan Griff offers an analysis of the roots of plastics’ negative public image and what we can do to set the record straight. Facts matter, right?
German firm GINDUMAC’s in-house developed digital tools and data solutions allow for fair, transparent and economical used machinery trading, determining the current market value of plastics processing machines using a proprietary evaluation software solution.
"Growing our flexible packaging capability with [Oracle’s] lidding and pouch stock products will enable us to provide additional value to our existing customers and penetrate new markets,” said Paul J. Young, President and CEO of Tekni-Plex (Wayne, PA).
The new service provides medical professionals with speedy, simple access to anatomical models printed from their 3D digital files, enabling enhanced visualization for surgical planning as well as patient education.
Resellers continued to offer material at elevated prices, but many processors took a moment to let the new higher price level sink in. By the end of the week, importers with uncommitted resin on the water became nervous and eased asking prices, reports the PlasticsExchange (Chicago).