Current Headlines

  1. Taiwan Smart Machinery 4.0 Positions Country As World Leader In Plastics
    4/24/2018

    Taiwan is now one of the world's leading manufacturers of plastics products. Last year, the country generated more than $1.9 billion in revenue, positioning the country as the world's sixth largest exporter of the plastics and rubber processing

  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. Tongxiang Longcheng Plastic Co.,Ltd Announces To Supply Modified PVC Granules For Manufacturing A Wide Range Of Products In Different Industries
    4/17/2018

    There are numerous industries that require high quality PVC granules and PVC compounds for their production process. China based Tongxiang Longcheng Plastic Co.,Ltd now announces the availability of PVC compounds for their clients from different industries

  5. Japanese, Korean, Taiwanese PET Packaging Majors To Attend 3rd North Asia PET Markets, Applications & Recycling Summit
    4/16/2018

    At this year's 3rd North Asia PET Markets, Applications & Recycling summit, Suntory, Japan's brand owner that has increased its investment in bio-based plastics, shares on how it is enhancing its brand and introducing new products in PET and biobased packaging

  6. CARBIOS Achieves A Major Milestone In The Optimization Of Its Biorecycling Process Of PET Based Plastics
    4/12/2018

    CARBIOS, pioneer company in the field of bioplasturgy, announces a major milestone in the optimization of its biorecycling process of post-consumer PET plastic bottles, making it possible to strengthen its economic competitiveness and accelerate its scaling up towards the industrial demonstration stage

  7. A&C Plastics Anticipates MMA & PMMA Production Increases With New Mitsubishi Chemical Plants
    4/12/2018

    The acrylic sheet market has seen record volatility for nearly 18 months. Increased global demand (particularly in Asia), along with supply shortages, has caused acrylic sheet prices to steadily increase since October 2016

  8. BASF Starts New Production Line Of Ultrason In Yeosu, Korea
    4/11/2018

    BASF has started up a new production line for its high-temperature resistant thermoplastic Ultrason (polyarylsulfone) at its site in Yeosu, Korea. With the new line the global annual capacity for Ultrason will increase by 6,000 metric tons to 24,000 metric tons, serving the growing market demand worldwide

  9. Keene Village Plastics Announces New Product Innovation For 3D Printing Filaments
    4/11/2018

    Keene Village Plastics’ announces the launch of a new product innovation for 3D printing filaments The Filament Koil™

  10. New Thermoplastic Elastomers Available For Special Applications
    4/11/2018

    Primex Color, Compounding & Additives (PCC&A), formerly O’Neil Color & Compounding, a leading supplier of color and polymer solutions for plastics processors, has expanded its line of Faraprene thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs)