Date archive forApril, 2011
    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, April 29th, 2011
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    Shareholders Urge P&G, General Mills to Step Up Package Recycling

    Procter & Gamble and General Mills are being asked, through shareholder resolutions, to fund recycling programs for their packaging waste. Advocacy group As You Sow plans to file resolutions with the companies More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, April 29th, 2011
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    M&A reshapes petrochemicals

    Petrochemical producers are now in a position to reshape their portfolios and the industry sector, as financial results are strong and valuations not overly high Strong financial performance in 2010 and a restructuring More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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    Trexel and Arburg partner to offer MuCell process

    Microcellular foaming technology developer Trexel Inc. is now providing German injection press maker Arburg with its MuCell supercritical foam (SCF) gas dosing hardware, allowing customers to purchase a turnkey More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, April 28th, 2011
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    Schoeller Arca Systems is manufacturing plastic paletts in the UK

    UK Plastic pallet Manufacturing announced by Schoeller Arca Systems. The global market leader in plastic packaging solutions for materials handling, is proud to announce they are manufacturing pallets in the UK. More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
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    Three Ways To Reuse Soda Bottles in Your Garden

    Growing your own food doesn’t have to be an expensive activity. There are plenty of ways to cut back the costs and be earth-friendly as well. You can do this by giving a second life to items that have outgrown More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Monday, April 25th, 2011
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    Sea World Bans Plastic Bags

    Visitors to Sea World will no longer have to grapple with the question…plastic or paper. Sea World is marked Earth Day with the announcement that it will no longer use plastic bagsin the park. Officials More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, April 22nd, 2011
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    Oil rises as dollar weakens

    Oil rose on Thursday, as the dollar weakened and gas pump prices inched higher. Benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude added 84 cents to settle at $112.29 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. In London, More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, April 22nd, 2011
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    New coalition seeks to increase medical plastics recycling

    Eight players in the recycling, waste management and medical parts businesses have banded together to form a technical coalition dedicated to increasing recovery rates for plastic used by the healthcare industry. Called More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Friday, April 22nd, 2011
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    Agr to offer more process improvement services

    Agr International Inc, US-based developer and manufacturer of blow molder process management systems as well as on-line testing/quality control devices for plastic containers and similar products,announced on More...