Date archive forJune, 2012
    Oil scam exposes how small firms sell at discounts
    By Plastics News Articles On Thursday, June 28th, 2012
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    Oil scam exposes how small firms sell at discounts

    Oil scam exposes how small firms sell at discounts Little-known companies claiming to have privileged access to prized sweet crude oil from Nigeria are offering to sell it at such deep discounts that traders say More...

    Carbon fiber composites reach rock bottom
    By Plastics News Articles On Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
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    Carbon fiber composites reach rock bottom

    Carbon fiber composites reach rock bottom Prepregs produced by Umeco Structural Materials (Warwickshire, UK) have found their way to the deepest point in the ocean onboard the Deepsea Challenger, a record-breaking More...

    PEP establishes Caribbean footprint
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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    PEP establishes Caribbean footprint

    PEP establishes Caribbean footprint Precision Engineered Products, which has been manufacturing components for medical applications since 1963, is bringing on line a 5000-ft2, Class 8 medical manufacturing operation More...

    Bug wings inspire low-cost, biodegradable material
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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    Bug wings inspire low-cost, biodegradable material

    Bug wings inspire low-cost, biodegradable material We are addicted to plastic. For a material that’s only been around for about 60 years, we sure do like to use (and waste) a lot of it. 

In 2010, the More...

    NBE buys ProductSaver recycling systems
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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    NBE buys ProductSaver recycling systems

    NBE buys ProductSaver recycling systems Material handling system manufacturer National Bulk Equipment Inc. (NBE) has purchased General Processing Systems Inc., makers of the ProductSaver line of recycling systems. The More...

    Coca-Cola Stoops to Corporate Bullying Against SodaStream
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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    Coca-Cola Stoops to Corporate Bullying Against SodaStream

    Coca-Cola Stoops to Corporate Bullying Against SodaStream In yet another case of a company boasting about its sustainability street cred with a relentless PR machine that wants to set any debate on its own terms, More...

    Rum uses PET bottle instead of glass
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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    Rum uses PET bottle instead of glass

    Rum uses PET bottle instead of glass McCormick Distilling Co. Inc., a Weston, Mo.-based manufacturer and distributor of premium spirits launches its new brand –Montego Bay Coconut Rum—with help from Amcor Rigid More...

    IHS Supplier Relations survey rates BMW number one
    By Plastics News Articles On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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    IHS Supplier Relations survey rates BMW number one

    IHS Supplier Relations survey rates BMW number one Automaker BMW captured the number-one spot in supplier relations in the latest IHS Supplier Business Supplier Relations Survey (SuRe). The survey results came from More...

    New polishing stack from battenfeld-cincinnati ensures film quality
    By Plastics News Articles On Saturday, June 23rd, 2012
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    New polishing stack from battenfeld-cincinnati ensures film quality

    New polishing stack from battenfeld-cincinnati ensures film quality battenfeld-cincinnati has introduced a new Multi-Touch polishing stack that can achieve a high degree of transparency, good flatness and an even More...