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    • Advocacy

      Why You Need to Be at This Year's Fly-In

      Since January, House Democrats are now in charge of the agenda on one side of Capitol Hill, and there are more than 110 new members in both the House and the Senate. That means almost a quarter of our federally elected officials have not heard from our industry and what is important to us.
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      Industry News

      In Memoriam of Our President & CEO Bill Carteaux

      On December 10, 2018 we lost an incredible leader, colleague and friend. Our President & CEO Bill Carteaux passed away due to complications from acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the disease he had been fighting with determination and courage.
    • Future Leaders

      The FLiP Files: Kristina Corona

      For this FLiP File, we spoke to Kristina Corona, sales project coordinator at ENTEK, a company that manufacturers extruders –the machinery used to make plastic pellets and sheets that are eventually transformed into new plastic products.
    • Future Leaders

      The FLiP Files: Tom McGwire

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals who are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40.  For this FLiP File, we spoke to Tom McGwire, product manager at Industrial Heater Corp. The company is most widely-known for – you guessed it – industrial heaters! The heaters are used for applications ranging from extrusion to perfume manufacturing and nuclear waste disposal.  Read on to learn more about what makes Tom excited about the industry.
    • Future Leaders

      The FLiP Files: Stephen Kutys

      The FLiP Files is a blog series spotlighting young professionals who are active in PLASTICS' Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP), a group for plastics professionals under the age of 40.  For this FLiP File, we spoke to Stephen – Steve – Kutys, sales engineer at Maguire Products in Aston, PA. The company designs and manufactures auxiliary equipment for the plastics industry – think: blender, feeder, dryer, etc. Basically, anything that prepares the materials before they’re processed.
    • Industry News

      In Case You Missed It: Bioplastics Week 2018

      PLASTICS’ Bioplastics Division held its fourth annual Bioplastics Week, a social media driven campaign dedicated to increase the visibility and understanding of bioplastics, September 17 – 21, 2018.