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Offer Your Input on the Resin Identification Code Standard
Offer Your Input on the Resin Identification Code Standard
The Resin Identification Code (RIC), has been codified into an ASTM standard (D7611). ASTM released a revision ballot that includes four ballot items, including a framework for adding new codes, general revision, amending code 6 and changes to the �+� ...
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...
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...
GOP Holds on to Vacated Seats, but 2018 Might Be A Different Story
GOP Holds on to Vacated Seats, but 2018 Might Be A Different Story
Continuing the trend of maintaining vacated seats this year, Republican John Curtis beat Democrat Kathie Allen with over 57 percent of the vote to replace Representative Jason Chaffetz who resigned from Utah�s Third Congressional District seat earlier ...
The FLiP Files: Blake Gleaves
The FLiP Files: Blake Gleaves
The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals who are active in PLASTICS'�Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40. �For this FLiP File, we spoke to Blake Gleaves, product manager of f...
In Long-Fought Victory for PLASTICS, CPSC Relieves Seven Plastic Materials from Phthalate Testing...
In Long-Fought Victory for PLASTICS, CPSC Relieves Seven Plastic Materials from Phthalate Testing...
Ever since rulemaking commenced to implement the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), the Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) has been arguing before the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that many types of plastics wil...