Plastic is a manufacturing staple integral to the modern world. An outright ban is simply unfeasible. A sustainable solution lies in an unexpected place—the atmosphere or, more specifically, in carbon dioxide, the other villain of the modern world.
Rehau, a family-owned supplier of polymer-based solutions to the construction and automotive industries headquartered in Muri, Switzerland, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire MB Barter & Trading AG, also family owned.
Hawk Mold and Die Supply (Pipersville, PA) now has the ability to offer its customers a much larger product catalog with DME’s industry-leading mold technologies and industrial supplies, said the company.
According to the British Plastics Federation, 69% of all plastics-related British trade is completed within the European Union (EU). Failure to secure a trade deal with the EU would see a dramatic increase to both the cost of imports and exports.
"The Graduate," which turned 50 last December, has almost totemic status in the plastics industry because of the famous “just-one-word” exchange. You could probably recite that bit of dialogue by heart. But here are a few pieces of trivia related to the film that you might not know.
Kroger Corp. (Cincinnati, OH) announced that it will phase out single-use plastic bags across all of its stores by 2025 to “protect our planet for future generations.” Clare Goldsberry has a few issues with that, which she shares with Kroger CEO Rodney McMullen in an open letter.