Plastics

SPI Partners with UMass Lowell on Plastics Recycling and Sustainability Lab Endeavor

The Plastics Industry Trade Association joined the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UMass Lowell) Plastics Engineering Department recently on the show floor of NPE2015: The International Plastics Showcase in Orlando, Florida to launch the UMass Lowell Plastics Sustainability Research Lab. SPI has been involved in procuring equipment for the comprehensive industry-university collaborative laboratory that will be used for studying plastics recycling and sustainability. 

TricorBraun Expands its L.A. Service and Warehouse Facilities

TricorBraun, a manufacturer of glass and rigid plastic packaging, is relocating and an expanding one of its two warehousing centers in Los Angeles County, which is slated to be completed in May, according to a company press release. It claims the move will increase TricorBraun’s warehousing space and help streamline those operations.

Packaging, Healthcare Markets to Drive Demand for Antimicrobial Plastics

Trends in packaging and healthcare markets are expected to drive demand for antimicrobial plastics, according to a report published by MarketsandMarkets. The company characterizes the two market segments as "major applications of antimicrobial plastic." 

Eastman to Increase Tritan Copolyester Capacity

Eastman Chemical Company  has announced plans to increase Tritan capacity at its Kingsport, Tenn., facility.

Interstate Plastics to Show Medical-grade Plastics at MD&M West

The company will present a wide range of products at the event, scheduled Feb. 12 to 14 in Anaheim.

Interstate Plastics Medical Division will be at the MD&M West Exposition at booth 2870, February 12th through 14th, highlighting advancements in medical grade plastics and their wide and growing range of applications in the industry.

Interstate Plastics Medical Division will be present at the MD&M West Exposition, February 12th through 14th, highlighting advancements in medical grade plastics and their wide and growing range of applications in the industry. Attendees can learn more by visiting booth 2870 from 10AM to 5PM.

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