US Treasury Simplifies Claiming the R&D Tax Credit for Plastics Manufacturers

by Michael J. Devereux II, Mueller Prost On June 3, 2014, the US Treasury proposed regulations indicating that the IRS will now begin allowing taxpayers...

US House Passes Bill to Increase and Make Permanent the R&D Tax Credit

by Michael J. Devereux II, Mueller Prost On May 20, The US House of Representatives passed H.R. 880, the American Research & Competitiveness Act of...

Benefits of a Central Resin Conveying System

by Jim Zinski, Novatec Increasing profits, satisfying customer demand and improving utilization of production floor space are all strong reasons to consider a new central...

Advantages of a Central Resin Drying System

by Mark Haynie, Novatec Central drying systems typically, but not always, are an integral part of a central conveying system. Central drying adds a new...

Efficiency vs. Effectiveness

by Dianna Brodine Plastics Business The annual MAPP Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference will take place October 15-17 in Indianapolis, IN. This processor-driven conference is well...

Obama Signs “Extender” Legislation

by Michael J. Devereux II, Mueller Prost On Dec. 16, 2014, in the last vote of the 113th Congress, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 5771,...

Federal Research Credit Extended and Improved

by Michael J. Devereux II, Mueller Prost On Dec. 18, President Obama signed the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015, also known as...

It May be Time to Hire Someone You Don’t Like

by Dianna Brodine, Plastics Business Every year, I attend a conference for members of the Binding Industries Association. These folks are in an often unappreciated...

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in New Machinery

by Brittany Willes, Plastics Business You may know the saying "Time Wounds All" – and that especially includes equipment. Even machines that are well-maintained and...

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