Business Wire

  1. As Global Plastics Demand Expands Rapidly, Sustainability Is Key To Future Of Plastics Industry, IHS Markit Says
    5/18/2018

    Global demand for polyethylene, the world’s most used plastic, has nearly doubled since 1999,* according to IHS Markit, a global business information provider

  2. Meredith-Springfield Associates, Inc., Is First North American Blow Molder To Acquire Latest ISBM Technology From Japan’s Aoki Technical Laboratory, Inc.
    4/20/2018

    Meredith-Springfield became the first North American company to purchase the latest iteration of an injection stretch-blow molding machine (ISBM) from Japan’s Aoki Technical Laboratory, Inc., which will enable Meredith-Springfield to economically produce a new product line of premium PET drinkware 

  3. American Plastics Acquires Centrex Plastics & Creative Plastic Concepts
    4/18/2018

    American Plastics, LLC (“American Plastics”), a leading manufacturer, importer and distributor of consumer storage and commercial cleaning products, and a Highview Capital, LLC (“Highview”) and Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC (“Victory Park”) portfolio company, recently announced it has acquired Centrex Plastics, LLC (“Centrex”) and Creative Plastic Concepts (“Creative”)

  4. Air Liquide Signs A New Long-Term Contract In The United States With LyondellBasell
    4/10/2018

    Air Liquide recently signed a new long-term agreement with LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, to supply oxygen to LyondellBasell’s new large-scale petrochemical plant which will be constructed in Channelview, Texas

  5. Stratasys Adds PEKK-Based, High-Performance Thermoplastic: Antero 800NA, For FDM Process
    4/10/2018

    Stratasys, a global leader in applied additive technology solutions, recently introduced for its FDM process, a new PEKK-based high-performance thermoplastic, called Antero 800NA

  6. Badger Licensing Awarded Contract To Provide Technology For New Ethylbenzene / Styrene Monomer Plant In China
    3/29/2018

    Badger Licensing LLC (Badger) recently announced that Hengli Petrochemical (Dalian) Chemical Co., Ltd. (Hengli) has selected Badger’s proprietary technologies for a 720 KTA grassroots ethylbenzene / styrene monomer (EB/SM) plant being built in Changxing Island Economic Zone, Dalian City, Liaoning Province, People’s Republic of China 

  7. Mitsui Chemicals To Launch MILASTOMER™ Production In North America
    3/26/2018

    Mitsui Chemicals, Inc. (TOKYO:4183)(President & CEO: Tsutomu Tannowa) has decided to set up a new production facility for MILASTOMER™ thermoplastic olefin elastomer at the Ohio-plant of its U.S. subsidiary Advanced Composites, Inc. (President: Keiji Shite). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180326006195/en/ New facility site at Advanced Composites, Inc. (Photo: Business Wire) Overview of New Production Facility 1. Product MILASTOMER™ 2. Location Advanced Composites, Inc., Ohio plant 3. Capacity 1

  8. Hasbro To Roll Out Plant-Based Packaging
    3/8/2018

    Hasbro, Inc. announced recently that it will begin using plant-based bio-polyethylene terephthalate (PET) for blister packs and plastic windows in its product packaging starting in 2019 

  9. Saint-Gobain Acquires HyComp
    3/1/2018

    Saint-Gobain’s Performance Plastics business has acquired HyComp LLC, an Ohio-based manufacturer of advanced proprietary components for the aerospace and industrial markets

  10. Plastics Environmental Council To Develop Biodegradation Standard For Plastics Additives And New Certification Seal
    10/25/2011
    The Plastics Environmental Council (PEC) recently announced the sponsorship of a research study to produce the first standard specification for the landfill biodegradation of petroleum- and natural gas-derived plastics that have been treated with additives that enhance biodegradation