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February 15, 2018

Dunkin’ Donuts to eliminate foam cups worldwide in 2020

The doughnut and beverage restaurant chain will phase new double-walled paper cups into U.S. restaurants beginning in spring 2018.

Sabic expanding global capacity for PEI and PPE resin production

Material supplier Sabic has announced projects in Asia and the Netherlands designed to increase global capacity for its Ultem polyetherimide (PEI) and Noryl polyphenylene ether (PPE) engineering resins.

Solvay looking for a new CEO

Belgium-based specialty chemical supplier Solvay SA is looking for a successor for its CEO Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, following Clamadieu’s appointment as the chairman of French energy company Engie Group.

Magna debuts active air dam on 2019 Ram pickup

The air dam, which redirects airflow to reduce drag and improve fuel economy, is said to be the first of its kind on a high-volume production vehicle.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Fanta reborn in new spiral PET bottle

Seven decades after the Coca-Cola Co. introduced its popular Fanta product, the bottle style was starting to look tired. Which is why Coca-Cola partnered with Sidel, a division of packaging supplier Sidel Group, to rejuvenate the Fanta brand in a new “spiral” PET bottle redesign. » Read More
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Montreal start-up wants to fast-track your R&D

AxiPolymer Inc., a new product development firm that specializes in the polymer industry, is on a mission to help small and mid-sized plastics companies design and develop innovative products. » Read More

Plastics Recycling 2018

Feb. 19-21, 2018
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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Americas Polyester Industry Conference

Feb. 21-22, 2018
Location: Houston, Texas
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JEC World 2018

March 6-8, 2018
Location: Paris, France
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