• Industry News

      Celebrating the Return of the Plastimagen Trade Show in Mexico City 

      If you’re in the plastics industry, odds are you’ve heard good reports coming out of the recent Plastimagen in Mexico City. Allow us to share one more.
    • Future Leaders

      Helping Companies Tell the Story of Plastics Manufacturing

      Madeline Kline is a regional sales manager for Gardner Business Media, a company specializing in magazines, events and market intelligence for the manufacturing industry.
    • Events

      Recapping Our 2022 Fluoropolymers Division Conference

      The PLASTICS 2022 Fluoropolymers Division Conference at Lago Mar Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, its first in-person conference since 2019, was a welcome and informative event for all in attendance. More than seventy-five guests, all leading professionals in the fluoropolymers space, gathered to network, share best practices and hear from expert speakers on a wide range of vital topics.
    • Future Leaders

      Didn’t Know He Was Working in Plastics

      When Ben Hartigan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing, he started applying for jobs and soon found himself working for the Absolute Group of Companies. “I had no idea I was even working in plastics when I started,” Ben said. Fortunately, Ben found both a company and an industry where he feels right at home.
    • Industry News

      ICYMI: Tad McGwire Named Chairman of PLASTICS

      Tad McGwire, CEO and owner of Industrial Heater Corp, a recognized leader in the process heating industry, is now PLASTICS' Chairman of the Board, bringing nearly four decades of manufacturing experience to the role.
    • Industry News

      The U.S. Plastics Industry in 2021 in Seven Charts

      The U.S. plastics industry performance in 2021 can be summarized in seven charts. As in last year’s synopsis of 2020, the charts presented below are not all-inclusive considering that November and December data  is still forthcoming. These charts are based on PLASTICS’ projections.