Product News

Plastic-Bag Industry Surrendered Early On Prop. 67

Amid the mind-numbing onslaught of commercials for California ballot measures in the weeks leading up to Election Day, there wasn’t a single one from the plastic-bag industry. Bag makers spent $3.2 million to put a referendum on the ballot, Proposition 67, that would invalidate a statewide ban on single-use grocery sacks – an effort toRead More

Policy News

K 2013: Vinnolit presents new paste PVC products

K 2013: Vinnolit presents new paste PVC products

From 16 to 23 October 2013, Vinnolit will participate in the K 2013, the international Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber. Also this year, the focus is on the company’s new products. “Vinnolit is one of the most innovative PVC manufacturers in the world and annually invests around 9 million euros in research and developmentRead More

Material News


JSW to host plastics processing seminar in Iran in February 2017

Japan Steel Works (JSW) Ltd. will organize a seminar on plastics processing together with its partners in Teheran, Iran on February 15, 2017. Main emphasis at the seminar will be placed on JSW’s large twin and single screw extruders and mixers (JSW CMP, CIM and P series) for polyolefins such as polypropylene (PP), linear lowRead More

End Markets

The Fight For A Green Energy Manufacturing Base

  As China rises to the status of a global power, it gives way to face off against a United States that has seemingly always had its way. The two countries appear to be butting heads more often, sizing each other up as they travel the dangerous path on the brink of a trade war.Read More