April 18, 2019
ASTM Standardization News: “Standards for Biodegradable Plastics” Opening paragraph from “Standards for Biodegradable Plastics”, ASTM Standardization News, www.astm.org, March/April 2019 issue Read the full article on www.astm.org.
February 21, 2019
Three Focused Exhibitions for the Plastics Industry to Run Simultaneously in Cleveland All three expos running simultaneously and co-locatedat the Huntington Convention Center, Cleveland, Ohio. These exhibitions will take place on May 8-9, 2019 at the Huntington Convention Center in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, which is ideally located for access by the North American plastics industry. […]
January 22, 2019
Plastic consumption is increasing worldwide despite the issues regarding their impact on the environment and human health. There are a number of reasons why certain plastics may not be recyclable, and a number of reasons why their use is hugely beneficial despite that.
January 7, 2019
Kathleen Sawyer, Executive Vice President of Esterle Mold & Machine Co., has announced a major expansion to the company’s Stow, Ohio plastics facility. The additonal 30,00-square-foot facility will house a 2,600-ton injection molding machine as well as a 40-ton overhead crane.
August 7, 2018
PhilPott Solutions Group’s new CEO Jim Vaughn has big plans for the company. In addition to working tirelessly to bring the company’s plastic injection and rubber molding work back from China, Vaughn has made plans to use the 43,000-square-foot plant that PhilPott purchased in 2016 to move the company’s West Virginia chemical operations to Aurora, Ohio.
October 10, 2017
If recent trends are correct, now could be a very good time to own a polymer, plastics or specialty chemical company if you are interested in selling. According to Bill Ridenour, founder of Polymer Transaction Advisors, pricing for these companies is at the highest it’s ever been in terms of multiple earnings.
October 10, 2017
With a goal of driving awareness on the issue of ocean plastic pollution, Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble Co. (P&G), in collaboration with recycling expert TerraCycle, has developed the Fairy Ocean Plastic bottle.