• Industry News

      Plastic Is the Right Choice...Again

      A recent article on the Industrial Equipment News website highlights yet another area in which plastic is the preferred material for an important function.
    • Sustainability

      Plastic, The Industry, A Sustainability Enabler - Part 3

      The first two parts of this series focused on of how plastic—the material—contributes to the accomplishing the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Plastic products contribute directly to enabling the realization of 10 out of the 17 SDGs; almost 60%. Arguably, plastic materials aid in the realization of the remaining 7 goals as well.
    • Future Leaders

      From Sideline Reporter to Family Business Builder

      Translation isn’t a job that springs immediately to mind when you think about the plastics industry but, according to Hannah Coombs, that’s how she spends her days as Talent Development & Marketing Manager for Westminster Tool in Plainfield, Connecticut.
    • Sustainability

      Plastic: A Sustainability Enabler — Part 2

      This second article in a three-part series continues the use of the universally agreed upon Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from the United Nations as a framework for offering a clear vision of how impossible it would be to achieve a sustainable future without plastic.
    • Future Leaders

      Sharing a Mentorship Success Story

      Shamus Hardie is a young plastics professional who had an enriching experience with the mentorship program provided by our Future Leaders in Plastics (FLiP) Committee.
    • Sustainability

      Plastic: A Sustainability Enabler – Part 1

      In the first of a three-part blog series, Heather Nortz, PLASTICS' Manager for Sustainability and Materials, discusses how plastics are necessary to achieving the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals.