Jason Lyons Appointed SPE’s Vice President of Divisions
October 18, 2017
Dr. Jason Lyons was named vice president of divisions for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) by President Raed Al Zu’bi. Lyons succeeds Creig Bowland, who resigned in August. In addition to his new post, Lyons also joins the SPE executive board as the primary leadership interface for SPE divisions. Additionally, he will serve as a member of the ANTEC® Task Force.
Stephanie Clark Named SPE’s Senior Director of Sales and Advertising
October 13, 2017
The Society Plastics Engineers appointed Stephanie Clark as its senior director of sales and advertising, the organization announced Friday.
Aurora Plastics Acquires S&E Specialty Polymers
October 11, 2017
Aurora Plastics LLC acquired S&E Specialty Polymers, a move the company hopes will help it expand its PVC business, Aurora announced Wednesday.
Procter & Gamble Launches 100 Percent Recycled Fairy Ocean Plastic Bottle
October 6, 2017
The Procter & Gamble Co. released its Fairy Ocean plastic bottle, made completely from post-consumer recycled plastic and plastic retrieved from the ocean.
Rising Demand for Eco-Friendly Packaging to Drive Bioplastics Market Over Seven Years
October 2, 2017
The desire for eco-friendly and resource-efficient packaging will help buoy the global bioplastic packaging market over the next seven years, according to Hexa Research, a market research organization. Grand View Research, another market research firm, estimates the bioplastics market will grow at a 20 percent compound annual growth rate over the eight years between 2016 and 2024.
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June 27, 2017
It could be the most unusual new development in injection molding in the past 20 years, developed by household products giant Procter & Gamble Co., Cincinnati, OH (us.pg.com). According to P&G patents, the technology consists of retrofitable controls and software for aluminum injection molds with pressure sensors and special cooling, which P&G claims increase productivity more than 50% on existing injection molding machines. P&G set up a subsidiary, Imflux Inc. (imflux.com), in May 2013 in Hamilton, OH, to develop and build the retrofits and aluminum molds and requires packaging suppliers to use them if they want to mold for P&G.
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