natureNews
October 23, 2019

Sustainability in Plastics Manufacturing

Plastic Molding Technology is building value through sustainable practices. Going green is good business for plastic injection molding, and our commitment to sustainability is supported by an integrated approach across…
handshakeNews
October 23, 2019

A Primer for “Growing Your Own”

This presentation was given by Bekum at the PPA General Membership meeting in Minnesota. A related story is shown in the July 24th Plastics News posting.
Rick ShafferNews
September 30, 2019

Shaffer restarts consulting company with focus on sustainability

Plastics industry veteran Rick Shaffer has restarted his consulting firm InterTech Rx LC in Chandler, Ariz. Shaffer was most recently managing director of the western region of Westfall Technik Inc.,…
Bekum President and Chief Operating Officer Steven LondonNews
July 24, 2019

Bekum assembles its workforce through apprenticeships

The average age of workers on the floor at Bekum America Corp.'s manufacturing facility has gone down. The German maker of extrusion blow molding machinery credits the workforce age drop…
Apollo GearNews
July 23, 2019

Apollo 11 Took Plastics to the Moon 50 Years Ago!

Written by Don Rosato The 20th century will be remembered 500 years from now as the century when humans began the exploration of space. The Apollo 11 space mission launched…
Wolfgang MeyerNews
May 31, 2019

Wolfgang Meyer to head Plastics Pioneers Association

stolen placqueNews
April 26, 2019

Albuquerque Finds Plastic an Excellent Material for Historical Markers

By Clare Goldsberry While in Albuquerque for the Spring 2019 PPA meeting, a local TV news segment focused on the problem of people stealing the large, brass historical markers around…
plastic toolsNews
April 26, 2019

PPA Works Hard to Keep the History of Plastics and the Industry Alive

By Clare Goldsberry Keeping the history of plastics and the plastics industry alive for future generations is an important mission for the Plastics Pioneers Association. It is so true that…
new PPA membersNews
April 18, 2019

Plastics Pioneers names eight new members during its spring meeting

greenpeaceNews
April 18, 2019

Plastics News Now: Greenpeace targets Nestlé over plastic packaging