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Ways and Means Committee Member Visits Steinwall Inc.
Ways and Means Committee Member Visits Steinwall Inc.
Representative Erik Paulsen (R-MN-3) visited PLASTICS member Steinwall Inc., a custom thermoplastic injection molder, in Coon Rapids, Minnesota on March 13. Rep. Paulsen is serving in his fifth term in Congress and sits on the House Ways and Means Comm...
PERCspective on Key Sources of Plastics Demand, Likely to Remain Stable This Year
PERCspective on Key Sources of Plastics Demand, Likely to Remain Stable This Year
Construction and manufacturing are two key sources of demand for the plastics industry. As the most recent data suggest a positive outlook for these sectors, they suggest a similarly positive outlook for demand in plastics.
Trump Administration Requests Comments of Trade Agreement Violations and Abuses
Trump Administration Requests Comments of Trade Agreement Violations and Abuses
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) and Department of Commerce (DOC) are seeking comments by July 31 on trade agreement violations and abuses by countries included in U.S. trade agreements as well as in all World Trade Organizat...
Rolling Updates on Tax Reform
Rolling Updates on Tax Reform
As the saga of tax reform is moving quickly in Congress, PLASTICS is monitoring the situation and�this page will be updated as new information becomes available (last update: 9am, 12/12).�PLASTICS supports tax reform, particularly the provisions on pas...
Do You Use These Chemicals? EPA Seeking Input for Initial Reviews Under TSCA Reform
Do You Use These Chemicals? EPA Seeking Input for Initial Reviews Under TSCA Reform
EPA is seeking public input by March 15 on ten specific chemicals to inform the scoping documents � all required to be released mid-June � for evaluation of each of the chemicals under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
BLM Rescinds Previous Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing
BLM Rescinds Previous Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing
As 2017 came to an end, so did the Bureau of Land Management�s (BLM) 2015 effort to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal lands.