Date archive forAugust, 2011
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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    Oil falls to near $88 on surprise US supply jump

    Oil prices fell to near $88 a barrel Wednesday in Asia after a report showed U.S. crude supplies unexpectedly jumped last week, a sign demand may be weakening. Benchmark oil for October delivery was down 45 cents More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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    How Steve Jobs Influenced the Plastics Industry

    Last week, Steve Jobs stepped down as chief executive officer of Apple, but said he will remain the chairman of the company’s board. Amid the flurry of speculation about what the resignation could mean for Apple’s More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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    Auto supplier to bring 400 jobs to Perry Co.

    LINDEN, Tenn. – Michigan-based automotive supplier NYX, Inc. will invest $23 million in Perry County, creating 400 jobs over the next five years. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam and Bill Hagerty, commissioner More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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    Novatec introduces PLC control system for centralized conveying systems, makes touchscreen standard

    Plastics auxiliary equipment manufacturer Novatec (Baltimore, MD) has begun marketing its new Novatec FXS (FlexXpand) programmable logic controls (PLC) to help processors keep track of plant-wide operations. In More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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    Touch’n Seal adhesive protects buildings from hurricane destruction

    Convenience Products, the manufacturer of Touch’n Seal insulating foams and sealants based in the US, has introduced the Storm BondRoof Tile Adhesive for resistance to hurricane, according to its press More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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    Boston Matthews to demonstrate new ranges of extrusion lines at Medtec China 2011

    Boston Matthews, an extrusion technology supplier based in the UK, will demonstrate a new range of Medical Extrusion lines at theforthcoming Medtec China which will be held from September 7-8 in Shanghai, according More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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    Boston Matthews to demonstrate new ranges of extrusion lines at Medtec China 2011

    Boston Matthews, an extrusion technology supplier based in the UK, will demonstrate a new range of Medical Extrusion lines at theforthcoming Medtec China which will be held from September 7-8 in Shanghai, according More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
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    Assemblywoman Butler’s bill banning BPA in plastic baby products advances

    A bill has moved forward from South Bay Assemblywoman Betsy Butler that would ban the chemical bisphenol A – or BPA – from use in plastic baby products. The bill, rejected by the state Senate a year More...

    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
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    The Heinz-Glas & Plastics group acquires its colleague Böhm

    The German group, Heinz-Glas & Plastics specialized in both the production of glass bottles and plastic packaging, has announced, late last week the acquisition of the plastic packaging converter Böhm, also More...