April 16, 2020

Plastics Factory Workers Want to Know How Essential Their Products Really Are
Plastic manufacturers play an integral role in creating necessary medical products during the COVID-19 pandemic. “As the coronavirus began spreading across the U.S., plastic industry groups moved quickly to assert their importance. ‘From medical supplies to food packaging, plastics are essential in the effort to stop the spread of this virus,’ said a statement from PLASTICS, an industry association. Demand has also gone up as stores have reversed plastic bag bans and restaurant chains such as Starbucks Corp.”