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The Power of PLASTICS Mentors
The Power of PLASTICS Mentors
January is a time to focus on your new year, new you resolutions. While many of us focus on bringing our vision boards to life � whether it be implementing a new workout regimen or focusing on clean, healthy eating � we also take time to reflect on our...
DuPont and Archer Daniels Midland Win Fifth-Annual Innovation in Bioplastics Award
DuPont and Archer Daniels Midland Win Fifth-Annual Innovation in Bioplastics Award
The�Bioplastics�Division, a part of the�Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), today announced�DuPont Industrial Biosciences�and�Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)�as the winners of the�2017 Innovation in Bioplastics Award. The two companies developed a m...
Lighthizer Confirmed as USTR
Lighthizer Confirmed as USTR
In an 82-14 vote, the Senate confirmed Robert Lighthizer as President Donald Trump�s new U.S. Trade Representative on Thursday. Lighthizer�s approval paves the way for the administration to begin the process of renegotiating the North American Free Tra...
PERCspective: Latest Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization Provide Clues for Plastics
PERCspective: Latest Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization Provide Clues for Plastics
Industrial production increased 0.2 percent in July�a 2.2 percent increase from July last year, according to the latest report from the Federal Reserve. The manufacturing output of plastics products actually edged down 0.8 percent when compared to June...
Connecticut Task Force to Reduce Consumer Packaging that Generates Solid Waste Underway
Connecticut Task Force to Reduce Consumer Packaging that Generates Solid Waste Underway
The Connecticut legislature passed a bill in 2016 that established a task force to study ways to reduce the amount of consumer packaging that enters the waste stream. That task force has been meeting this year and will continue to do so in the coming m...
North American Plastics Industry Stands Together in Support of NAFTA Modernization
North American Plastics Industry Stands Together in Support of NAFTA Modernization
After a summit that convened the leadership of North America�s three leading plastics industry trade groups�Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA) and�Asociaci�n�Nacional�de�Industrias del�Pl�stico�A.C.�...