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August 22, 2019
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Toy maker Hasbro to phase out plastic packaging

Beginning next year, the company will start eliminating plastic from all new toy and game packaging, a transition that's expected to be completed by the end of 2022.

PolyOne sells Performance Products and Solutions business

The material supplier is selling its PP&S unit to private investment firm SK Capital in a $775 million all-cash deal.

Ford global director Michael J. Whitens wins SPE Lifetime Achievement Award

A retired automotive industry veteran with over 30 years of experience, Whitens spent the majority of his career at Ford in various body engineering disciplines.

BASF, Toray partner to bring tape technology to automotive sector

Toray will start producing continuous fibre-reinforced thermoplastic tapes using BASF’s Ultramid engineering thermoplastics, reinforcing BASF’s Ultramid PA6 resins with either glass fibre or carbon fibre.
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A cool comeback in conformal cooling

Industry veteran Pat Zaffino and his team are back in business with a game changing conformal cooling technology for injection molds. » Read More
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Building schoolrooms from plastic waste in West Africa

Conceptos Plasticos, a Colombian non-profit group, has partnered with UNICEF to collect plastic waste in the West African country of Côte d'Ivoire and turn it into modular plastic bricks to build classrooms. » Read More

LSR 2019

Sept. 9-12, 2019
Location: Schaumburg, Ill.
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Polymers in Flooring

Sept. 17-18, 2019
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
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