China’s Threat to Itself and the World

by Chris Kuehl, managing director, Armada Corporate Intelligence The data that has come pouring from China of late points to a real economic crisis, the...

Finding and Assessing New Business Opportunities

by Nicole Mitchell, editor, Plastics Business Manufacturing companies across the US are struggling to find the right new business opportunities for their teams – and...

It’s Time to Intentionally Connect

by Dianna Brodine, vice president, editorial, Plastics Business I’m traveling more these days – to tradeshows, conferences and plant tours – and it feels GOOD...

Viking Plastics Jeffersonville Ships First Molded Part

Viking Plastics, Jeffersonville, Indiana, a leading injection molding and value-added assembly service provider, is excited to announce the company has added new capabilities to...

Plaskolite Acquires MXL Industries

Plaskolite LLC (“Plaskolite”), Columbus, Ohio, a global leader in the manufacturing of engineering thermoplastics, including acrylic, polycarbonate, ABS and PETG Sheet, Lighting Profiles and...

European Plastics Industry Braces for Increased Instability, Higher Prices and Lower Growth

The European plastics industry is tackling challenges on multiple fronts. In packaging, by far its biggest market, it has become a victim of its...

Metro Plastics Technologies Acquired by Newbury Franklin

Generational Capital Markets, Member FINRA/SIPC, and a leading mergers and acquisitions advisor for privately-held businesses, is pleased to announce the sale of its client,...

Who Supports the Leaders? The Role of the Business Support Team

by Dianna Brodine, vice president, editorial, Plastics Business “When your mother asks, ‘Do you want a piece of advice?’ it is a mere formality. It...

Don’t Take the Medicine Yet!

by Will Hinshaw, partner/founder, Captive Solutions & Options Primetime television has become a stage for marketing pharmaceutical solutions – catchy slogans, music, bright colors and...

Plastics Processors Identify Both Challenges and Opportunities in Healthcare Landscape

by Rachael Pfenninger, director of strategic execution, MAPP According to an article published by the American Medical Association in 2020, healthcare spending in the United...

NPE2021 News