Plastic is not toxic. It prevents food wastage. It has a smaller carbon footprint than other materials. And now, more than ever, its sanitary and health benefits are in sharp relief. Let’s debate on the basis of science instead of emotions, OK?
When China joined the World Trade Organization in 2001, the Western world had expectations about China’s goals that, in hindsight, were very different from China’s actual ambitions.
At some point, the triple whammy of pent-up demand, reshoring, and the continued retirement of baby boomers will have the plastics industry back in a place where there are winners and losers.
Porous labelstock solves blistering issues in pressure-sensitive adhesives in the auto sector.
Laser engraving has replaced conventional two-part injection molding and rotary engraving as the preferred method for rapid production of custom day-and-night marks because of its speed, operational flexibility, and mark quality.
Tekni-Plex, Braskem, and Dana provide support to help speed execution of personal protective equipment.
EDI system enhancements make it easier to control edge bead while reducing downtime for width changes and cleaning.
PAC Worldwide and Trex partnership yields CoolPAC, packaging’s first 100% recyclable thermal bubble liner products that can be dropped off at 32,000 store locations nationwide.
Ninety-seven percent of plastic artificial flowers come into the United States each year from China, but we cannot look at that through the same lens as the importation of 90% of our antibiotics.
Curbell Plastics Inc. acquired Nationwide Plastics with its three locations in August 2019.