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She says the company's advertisements made consumers believe it was produced with high quality standards and had health benefits. Nestle and its North American subsidiaries are named as defendants. A phone call to the company's U.S. media line seeking comment was not returned by press time.
Various industry groups, companies and lawmakers debated the administration's plans to impose $50 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports and China's ... Most subsectors in the plastics industry — products, molds and machinery — have deficits with China of $12.3 billion, $375 million and $212 million, ...

(ATSE:DAIOS) performed in line with its commodity chemicals industry on the basis of its ROE – producing a return of12.36% relative to the peer average of ... But this can be misleading as each company has different costs of equity and also varying debt levels, which could artificially push up ROE whilst ...
The United States and China are playing a dangerous game with proposed tariffs, and that could cause big problems for the plastics industry in both countries. Is it time to ... And the number of Chinese companies that will exhibit at NPE2018 — 571, with about half in the category of molds, dies and tooling.
Is the plastics recycling industry “seizing the day” and responding to the political and media attention in ways that enable a co-ordinated and proactive ... RECOUP point out that while the priority is for all plastic to be controlled at end of life to avoid any leakage into the environment; re-use and recycle have ...
Inc., which converts plastic into decking materials, has a growing appetite for more recyclable plastics, said Matt Weber, a senior regional recycling account representative. The company, which uses the plastic bags returned to local groceries such as Fred Meyer, and also buys stretch film, foam and bubble ...

A Butler County-based company, Kenson Plastics, has entered into a lease to occupy the building, which is owned by the Beaver County Corporation for Economic Development. The business, which employs about 65 people, makes plastics for the aerospace, mass transit and medical industries, among ...
Sveen is chief sustainability officer at UBQ, an Israeli company that has patented a process to convert household trash, diverting waste from landfills into ... UBQ has raised $30 million from private investors, including Douer, who is also chief executive of Ajover Darnel Group, an international plastics ...
Plastics for Barrier Packaging Market by Companies: Byk Additives Inc., Bilcare Research Inc., Ppg Industries, Pretium Container Corp., Elementis Specialties Inc., Elementis Specialties Inc., Ems-Chemie Holding Ag, Mitsubishi Plastics Inc., Ineos Barex, Inergy Automotive Systems (Usa) Llc, Jindal Films ...
The report includes the forecasts, analysis and discuion of important industry trends, market size, market share estimates and profiles of the leading industry players. Plastics extrusion is a high-volume manufacturing process in which raw plastic is melted and formed into a continuous profile. Extrusion ...
PPI is the major North American trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry. This recent action to form the Geothermal Steering Committee follows a decision by the PPI Board of Directors that geothermal ground source activities will be the focus of the Building and Construction ...
Greek plastic bag industries are reporting an annual decline in output by 80 percent in the first quarter of the year as a result of the imposition of an environmental ... According to plastic industry insiders, it is only medium-sized supermarket chains that have shown an increase in orders for the thicker bags.
UBQ says its material can be used as an additive to conventional plastics. It says 10-15 percent is enough to make a plastic carbon-neutral by offsetting the generation of methane and carbon dioxide in landfills. It can be molded into bricks, beams, planters, cans, and construction materials. Unlike most ...
Curbell Plastics in Orchard Park has acquired the orthotic and prosthetic business of Guard Industries in St. Louis, Mo. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Guard makes and distributes shoe care, foot care, orthotic, prosthetic and pedorthic products and leather. Its shoe repair business was not included in ...
When it's replacement time, choose items upcycled from plastic to help keep bottles, fabric, and other detritus out of landfills and waterways. Here are ... COLUMBIA's OutDry Extreme Eco Jacket is the apparel industry's first waterproof, breathable rainwear made with no added perfluorochemicals. Each is ...
IPL Plastics has ditched plans for a Dublin IPO this summer, instead opting for a sole flotation on the Toronto Stock Exchange. ... capital expenditure programmes commissioned in the latter half of 2017, coupled with a full year's contribution from Macro [the US plastics company it bought for close to €135m ...
In a recent study published by University of Gothenburg, Sweden, researchers investigated how pellets have spread in a coastal region of western Sweden. Small plastic pellets are used as raw materials. The pellets are shipped from the manufacturing site to different plants where they are used in ...

Three Mexican companies presented what they described as Latin America's first national plan for the management of EPS waste March 7, explaining that ... federal environment and natural resources secretariat, not to mention plastics industry association Anipac and chemical industry body CIPRES-Aniq.
Plastics and chemical industry trade groups are coming out in opposition to President Trump's new tariffs on steel and aluminum, saying they could cost jobs in plastics companies and be "devastating" to the industry by raising costs for mold makers and machinery companies. While some aspects of the ...
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) recognised the innovators including Bulk Handling Systems' Max-AI (pictured above) and Coca Cola selected for the 2018 APR Plastics Recycling Showcase during the APR Technical Forum at the 2018 Plastics Recycling Conference in Nashville. The Showcase ...
Plastic bottles and other plastics including a mop, lie washed up on the foreshore at the site of the ancient and no-longer used Queenhithe dock, a designated scheduled monument which dates back to at least the time of King Alfred the Great who lived from 849 to 899 AD, on the north bank of the River ...
... plastics for the aerospace, mass transit and medical industries, has 65 employees, and leased the building that was originally intended for a business incubator, The Times reported. The building, on 10 acres off Darlington Road, has sat vacant since 2010 and is owned by the Beaver County Corporation ...
COURTESY PHOTOPetoskey Plastics president and CEO Paul Keiswetter (left) and executive vice president Jason Keiswetter accept the company's ... PETOSKEY — A Petoskey-based plastic products manufacturer and recycler recently received recognition from an industry publication as its 2017 ...
Tessy Plastics, a division of Tessy Plastics Corporation, was founded in 1973 by entrepreneur Henry Beck. ... operating costs make the Commonwealth an optimal home for plastics and advanced materials companies, as evidenced by the more than $1 billion invested in the industry in the past decade.
Sutherland calls this bio-based, compostable packaging “plastic-free,” though materials scientists, and the companies that make it, still call it plastic. The advocates want to clearly distinguish between the new materials and oil-based plastic, along with other plant-based plastics–like the plastic produced ...
The packaging industry in England has been accused of exaggerating the amount of its plastic that gets recycled. Waste consultancy Eunomia estimates official figures over-state the quantity of plastic packaging sent for recycling by about a third. ... And who is making sure that companies get it right?
Public awareness of the problem of plastic waste is swelling after alarming forecasts that there could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050. Plus the ... These are the companies, after all, that have profited from a business model that wraps everything from spring water to cleaning products in plastic ...
Firms such as JD Wetherspoon, Wagamama, Costa Coffee, Pizza Express and Waitrose have all started phasing out plastic straws or offering them on request only. MSP Kate Forbes has also recently urged public bodies and companies to crack down on plastic straws and other single-use plastics to save ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Scientex Bhd is buying a flexible plastic packaging maker with a factory in Klang, Selangor for RM190mil cash, as the group seeks to expand its product portfolio in the packaging industry. The company, in a filing with Bursa Malaysia today, said it had entered into a sale and purchase ...
LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE: LYB) will acquire Akron, Ohio-based A. Schulman Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) in a deal valued at $2.25 billion, including the assumption of debt. The deal will double LyondellBasell's existing business supplying compounds for plastic products and expand it into new sectors.
Then he learned in school about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, those floating “islands” of garbage and plastic debris, and insisted that his family do something about it. The result is Just, an eco-friendly bottled water company founded by Smith and his famous dad, Will Smith. The company makes its ...
Gliding along the city's Golden Age canals is a 'must do' when visiting the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. Now, the world's first plastic fishing company have added a sustainable twist to your average sightseeing experience. Aboard Amsterdam-based Plastic Whale's boat trips, you'll not only see the highlights ...
He carefully marks out a 11-square foot patch and, with gloved hands, catalogues each bit of plastic he finds, meticulously reporting the data to the environmental group Thames21. On Aug. 20, for example, he and other volunteers found an average of 31 food wrappers, the sticks from 29 cotton swabs, ...
Public awareness of the problem of plastic waste is swelling after alarming forecasts that there could be more plastic than fish in the oceans by 2050. Plus the shocking images are rolling in: Britain's Sky News' campaign against ocean plastic featuring whales bloated by plastic bags; National Geographic's ...
Nature documentary series Blue Planet II has convinced its parent company, the BBC, to ban all plastic cups, utensils, and containers by 2020—and others ... “Like millions of people watching Blue Planet II, I was shocked to see the avoidable waste and harm created by single-use plastic,” said Tony Hall, ...
Plastic bottles and other plastics including a mop, lie washed up on the foreshore at the site of the ancient and no-longer used Queenhithe dock, a designated scheduled monument which dates back to at least the time of King Alfred the Great who lived from 849 to 899 AD, on the north bank of the River ...
"In order to better understand how plastic pellets end up in the environment, we have documented, measured and calculated the flows of the pellets via waterways leading out from the production and distribution plants in Stenungsund where approximately five percent of the polyethene that is used in ...
An Indiana-based company that makes molded plastic products will spend $5.3 million to expand its Mississippi plant, hiring 53 new workers. Richardson Molding of Columbus, Indiana, will add the workers over two years to the 135 currently employed in Philadelphia. The company is buying new ...
“The problem we have is that supermarket milk is so cheap that it's not representative of the industry as a whole – and that devalues the price of milk.” In most supermarkets, a four-pint plastic bottle of semi-skimmed costs just £1.10 but in glass bottles from the milkman, the equivalent sets consumers back ...
Consumer goods giant P&G was founded on three core themes: purpose, values and principles, which have underpinned its operations for 180 years. Founded in 1837 by candle-maker William Procter and soap-maker James Gamble, the American multinational is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.
It was first envisioned by the circular economy action plan in 2015 which came along with a ban on free plastic bags. Now the Commission is ready to ... PlasticsEurope, the Brussels-based industry body representing plastics manufacturers, has stepped up its partnerships with recyclers. “This will require cooperation from ...
Increasing numbers of businesses are removing plastic drinking straws from their operations as efforts to stem the “tide” of plastic waste gather pace. Marriott International, London City Airport and Eurostar are among the latest companies announcing measures to remove single-use plastic straws from ...
A push to expand a plastic bag ban in Greater Victoria is faltering in the face of a legal challenge. Saanich ... The Canadian Plastic Bag Association has gone to B.C. Supreme Court to challenge the Victoria council's right to enact the ban. ... Plastics industry says people, not plastic bags, are the problem.
Four representative bodies of the plastics insulation industry will sit on a new committee to examine a controversial method of testing fire safety. ... Without a large-scale test, the typical way for a company to get permission to use combustible materials – like those used on Grenfell – is to conduct a desktop ...
Jon Huntsman Sr., a billionaire chemical industrialist known for his innovations in the plastics industry, died Friday, Feb. ... Huntsman is an icon in the plastics industry, building one of the world's largest privately held chemical companies and taking the elder Huntsman from a poor childhood to billionaire.
Above-average results in the past two years has resulted in a renewed sense of optimism within the German plastics packaging industry, according to a recent ... According to IK, the results of the survey show “a renewed increase in expectations among companies after the two previous years had delivered ...
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May will pledge on Thursday to eliminate avoidable plastic waste within 25 years, in an attempt to shift the focus ... Avoidable plastic waste is a term used by industry to describe products including plastic bags, straws, coffee stirrers, soda and water bottles and most food ...
While officials investigate the fatality of a worker at structural foam molder Fort Wayne Plastics Inc., unsecured creditors of the company's parent are seeking to reverse the recent purchase of the parent, Katy Industries Inc. Shacarra Lashae Houge, a 23-year-old Fort Wayne Plastics employee, died Jan.
Taylor is the first member of the third generation to join Zeiger Industries, the industry leader in screws and screw tips for plastic injection molding founded by ... She and husband Don founded the company in 1990 in Canton, Ohio, where it continues to design, engineer and manufacture high-performance ...
The sight of hard-shelled coconuts wrapped in a plastic-style film has left shoppers scratching their heads. For some, it is another example of pointless packaging, which is adding to the piles of plastic waste. The boss of Sainsbury's, one of the supermarkets selling the £3 ready-to-drink coconuts, agreed in ...


 

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