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North Carolina Lawmakers Visit PLASTICS Member TOSAF Inc.
North Carolina Lawmakers Visit PLASTICS Member TOSAF Inc.
PLASTICS member�TOSAF Inc. hosted North Carolina State Representatives Dana Bumgardner (R-109) and Kelly Hastings (R-110) at their Bessemer City facility on October 2nd.�The site is TOSAF Group�s first U.S. facility which employs 25 people and is growi...
House Votes Block OSHA Volk Rule
House Votes Block OSHA Volk Rule
The House of Representatives on March 1 passed a resolution under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to overturn an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule that was finalized in the last days of Obama Administration.
Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Made Permanent, U.S. Allies Retaliate
Steel and Aluminum Tariffs Made Permanent, U.S. Allies Retaliate
After more than a two-month suspension where the countries negotiated for permanent exemptions, the Trump Administration ultimately decided to move forward with its plan to place tariffs on steel and aluminum imports originating from its strongest trad...
Perc�s Perspective on First Quarter 2017 GDP
Perc�s Perspective on First Quarter 2017 GDP
The advance estimate for gross domestic product (GDP) growth from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) came in at 0.7 percent for the first quarter of 2017. This is a slow start to the year for the economy, but according to Plastics Industry Asso...
PLASTICS Scores Victory for Pharmaceutical Packaging Suppliers with Delay in Electronic Filing Re...
PLASTICS Scores Victory for Pharmaceutical Packaging Suppliers with Delay in Electronic Filing Re...
The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), working on behalf of our member companies in the pharmaceutical packaging supply chain, met with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) last year to urge them to grant waivers and/or exemptions from the ele...
Mold Craft Closes Manufacturing Skills Gap with Gen Z Program
Mold Craft Closes Manufacturing Skills Gap with Gen Z Program
The manufacturing skills gap is felt by businesses across the plastics industry. What do you do when your business demands outrun your human resources? How do you replace talented, highly-skilled employees as they age out of the industry?