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Plastics.com 'April 26th 2012 News Archive'


New Technique Creates First Plastic Solar Cell


New Technique Creates First Plastic Solar Cell...


Bayer Eyes Multi-Billion Euro Acquisition...
$90 Million Institute to Help Develop Better Lightweight Protective Materials for the Army
$90 Million Institute to Help Develop Better Lightweight Protective Materials for the Army...

Alpla and Sidel Partner to Provide 900 Million Bottles Per Year for Latin American Coca-Cola Bottler...
Metabolix Awarded Two U.S. Patents for Technology to Produce Biobased Polymers and Industrial Chemicals...
Recycled Bottles Used for Volvo Truck Parts...
Conductive Composites Introduces CVD Coated Conductive Nonwovens...
Albéa Acquires Chinese Cosmetic Packaging Company...
Mushrooms Grow As Polystyrene Alternative...
Chinaplas: Nissan Sources Korean Nanocomposite for Center Pillars...
Automakers, Suppliers Propose Strategy to Replace Key Resin...
Alpla to Produce Milk Bottles with 50% Recycled Content for Arla Foods...
Chinaplas: Husky Unveils New Closure Molding Concept in Shanghai...
Wal-Mart Boosts Awarenes In Plastics Recycling
Wal-Mart Boosts Awarenes In Plastics Recycling...

Diversified Plastics Expands SC Plant...
Soaring Resin Tags Spur Productivity Focus at MAI...
PA-12 Resin Shortages From German Supplier Fire Threaten to Disrupt Auto Industry...
How Automotive Technology Lightens The Burden On Drivers' Budgets...
Shift Out of PVC Relies on Proprietary Welding Process...
FDA Says Nanotech May Need Extra Safety Tests...
Workers Now Own Oxford's PTA Plastics...
Cost-Estimating Software Adds New Plastics Capabilities...
RTP Company Opens Technical Center in Shenzhen, China...
Clariant Powers Italian Plastics Processors Performance...
Norplex-Micarta Offers Contract Manufacturing...
Atlanta Area Farmers Markets Lead the Way in Reducing Plastic Waste...
NPE2012 Plastics Expo Surpassed Successes of Earlier NPEs...
Plexiglas Gets Performance 'Rnewal'
Plexiglas Gets Performance 'Rnewal'...

Plastics links

Plastics Hall of Fame
Plastics Pioneers
PIA - Plastics Institute of America
PlasticsWire.com
Davis-Standard
Sabic-IP.com
Netstal USA
Bemis Contract Group
InteractiveTraining.com
MFG.com
CMG-America.com
4 Auto Parts Makers Downplay Resin Shortage...
Plastics Color Corporation and Bio-Tec Environmental Announce JV for Biodegradable Polymers...
Kortec Expands and Moves Headquarters to New Facility...
Xango Moves to PET for Nutritional Supplement Beverage...
Sabert Corporation Invests in Solar...
Plastics Company Opens Atlanta Area Distribution Center...
More Hospitals Seek Pigment-Free Plastics...
Shengquan and Novozymes in Partnership to Commercialize Cellulosic Ethanol for Solvents...
No Fully Sustainable Bio-Based Plastics Currently Exist - Study...
Slideshow: NPE Plastics Conference Showcases Sustainability Slideshow: NPE Plastics Conference Showcases Sustainability...
Additive Replaces Talc in Filled PP Auto Parts, Helps Them Lighten Up...
Reliance Plans $12b-Expansion Even as Profit Falls Most Since 2009...
Four R.I. Conservation Projects, Including Toray Plastics, Honored...
Polyethylene Revival Planned...
Industry Golf Tournaments are Coming up!...
Like the Smell of New Apple Gadgets? There’s a Fragrance for That...
Opp Film Adding BOPET Film Line...
2010 Plastics Recycling Conference...
WCTC Instructor Wins Worldwide Mold Maker Award...
Microanalysis of Packaging Ink Points to Problem in Manufacturing Process...
Chinaplas: Engel Doubles Down on Shanghai Production...
Great American Group Notes That Shale Gas May Reinvigorate the Domestic Chemical and Plastic Industries...
Go Plastics LLC Cited by OSHA for Exposing Workers ro Falls, Shocks, Combustible Dust, and More...
PepsiCo Dream Machine Recycling Initiative Commemorates Two Years of Progress PepsiCo Dream Machine Recycling Initiative Commemorates Two Years of Progress...
Redefining Plastics Manufacturing...
Arkema Said to Be in Advanced Talks to Exit PVC Stabilizer Unit...

Plastics Jobs


Production Team Leader - Medford, WI...
Supplier Engineer, Material Scientist - Villach, Austria...
Plastics Procurement - Grapevine, TX...
Project Engineer - Farmington Hills, MI...
Director Supply Chain Operations - Nashotah, WI...

Plastics Discussions

Aluminum Clamping...
Bubbles in Flexible PVC Tubing...
Flexible PVC Gets De-Shaped...
UPW - rPVC...
History: Edgar Steiner & Company / Raymond Eisenhardt...
Give Shine & Remove Yellowness...
B2B Industrial Packaging Distributes Sigma Stretch Film...
SABIC, Exxon to Take Saudi Rubber Plant FID in July...
Low-Grade Concrete Strengthened in Flexure by Means of Inorganic Based Composites...
Indian Plastics Federation Plans Knowledge Centre...
Self-Assembling Plastic Nanofibers Present Cheaper Alternative to Carbon Nanotubes
Self-Assembling Plastic Nanofibers Present Cheaper Alternative to Carbon Nanotubes...

Plastic Packaging Prices to Increase - Trade Body...
Multilayer Structure Offers Partial Solution to Polyamide 12 Supply Conundrum...
China offshores Manufacturing to the U.S...
UMass Lowell's Engineering Building Named for Industry Veteran Barry Perry, Plastics Engineering Graduate
UMass Lowell's Engineering Building Named for Industry Veteran Barry Perry, Plastics Engineering Graduate...

Clariant Debuts new Generation Sustainable Lubricant for PVC in Europe...
Value Plastics Introduces User-Friendly, Single-Use Sanitary Clamp...
GE Technology to Increase Mexico’s Manufacturing Self-Sufficiency...
Global Manufacturing Slowdown Persists...
Dow to Build New Ethylene Production Plant at Dow Texas Operations
Dow to Build New Ethylene Production Plant at Dow Texas Operations...

Plastics Blogging...

http://www.icis.com/blogs/asian-chemical-connections/2011/06/chemical-shares-fall-from-buzz.html ICIS: A Polyolefin Trader's Perspective...
http://blog.traininteractive.com/plastics_training_technology_information/2011/06/what-is-hydroysis.html
Routsis: Differential Cooling...

Plastics Industry Plays a Prominent Part in HBO’s New Series, Veep...
ICIS: China's Changing Demand...
ICIS: Consensus Misses The Point...
Routsis: Spiral Flow Test for PP...
Earth Day a Call for Greater Energy Efficiency Solutions...
ICIS: The H2 Recovery Story...
Warehouse Wood Pallet Fire...
Routsis: Restarting Your Training...
Dow Chemical Signals “Resurgence” With New Ethylene Plant in Texas...
ICIS: China Urbanisation Complications...
ICIS: Costly Oil Hurts US Industry...

World Opinions: What the public is Reading, Saying...

Wind Pushes Plastics Deeper Into Oceans, Driving Trash Estimates Up (With Video)...
Chair-Dance-Worthy Indie Rock Video Explains Why Plastics Don’t Have to Suck...
If the Food’s in Plastic, What’s in the Food?...




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