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Michigan State Rep. Bronna Kahle Tours Glycon
Michigan State Rep. Bronna Kahle Tours Glycon
The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) invited Michigan State Rep. Bronna Kahle (R-57) to visit member company Glycon Corporation in Tecumseh on September 25.�For over 40 years, Glycon has been manufacturing feed screws, barrels, non-return valve...
Rep. Tom Rice Visits PolyQuest
Rep. Tom Rice Visits PolyQuest
House Ways and Means Committee member Tom Rice (R-SC) visited PLASTICS member PolyQuest�s Darlington, South Carolina, plant on January 25.� PolyQuest is the largest polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin distributor in the U.S. The Darlington, SC facil...
February Producer Prices Show Strong Economic Fundamentals
February Producer Prices Show Strong Economic Fundamentals
February�s headline producer price index (PPI), which measures the change in prices at the wholesale or producer level, increased 0.2 percent in February according to the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report. Core PPI, however, advanced highe...
Congress Shifts Gears to Tax Reform
Congress Shifts Gears to Tax Reform
The long-awaited Republican tax reform plan, the �United Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax Code,� was unveiled on September 27. Its authors, known as the �Big Six,� are House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Bra...
President Trump Proposes Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
President Trump Proposes Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
Surprising everyone�including his staff, Capitol Hill, the business community and the steel and aluminum industries�President Donald Trump recently suggested that he would unilaterally impose a 25-percent tariff on imported steel and a 10-percent tarif...
CT Sen. Joe Markley Visits Industrial Heater Corp.
CT Sen. Joe Markley Visits Industrial Heater Corp.
Industrial Heater Corp. welcomed State Senator Joe Markley on December 12�at their Cheshire, CT facility and headquarters. This tour followed a visit by Representative Liz Linehan earlier this year. President Tad McGwire, and his son, Tom McGwire, vice...