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New Job Opportunities in Plastics?

A surge in demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) during the pandemic has resulted in a spike in demand for certain plastics, specifically in the medical industry. Standard plastics are sourced from crude oil and are non-renewables. These plastics generally include PVC, PMMA, PE, PS, PP, and EVA. The major applications of these plastics include [...]

By |2020-06-01T16:10:45-04:00June 1st, 2020|Industry News|0 Comments

What Will Happen To The Plastics Industry Post-COVID?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting economic slowdown, the plastics industry worldwide is expected to show a 2.2% decrease in 2020. However, the one trillion-dollar industry is expected to rebound and grow quickly in 2021 and beyond. Eight percent growth is expected once the Coronavirus outbreak is contained. And the market is [...]

By |2020-06-01T16:11:23-04:00June 1st, 2020|Industry News|0 Comments

Thermoplastic Polymers – Front Line Of Defense For Coronavirus

Single-use plastic (SUP) has long been considered an environmental hazard since it is not widely recyclable. It's use has also been recommended to avoid as a food container since it can leach toxins into food and the environment. However, in the battle against COVID-19, single-use plastic has become one of the heroes. SUP is [...]

By |2020-05-05T13:18:27-04:00May 5th, 2020|Industry News|0 Comments
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