Archive for the Needlestick Statistics Category

Internet shopping driving demand in protective packaging

Sunday, December 27th, 2015 | Permalink

According to a recent report from market research firm The Freedonia Group (Cleveland, OH), demand for protective packaging in the U.S. is expected to reach $6.8 billion in 2019. The main contribution to this growth is a rise in online shopping, where packaging products, such as air pillows and protective mailers, play a huge part in protecting goods from shock, vibration, abrasion, and other damaging effects of shipping and handling.  Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

Originally posted here:
Internet shopping driving demand in protective packaging

Plastics leading choice for inexpensive packaging, SPI reports

Sunday, December 27th, 2015 | Permalink

Last week, SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association (Washington, D.C.) released its third report, “Packaging Market Watch: Plastics Packaging Wraps it Up,” in a series of in-depth studies that examine how the consumer market impacts various segments of the plastics industry. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

Read More:
Plastics leading choice for inexpensive packaging, SPI reports

WPC pledges support for sustainable solutions for marine debris

Sunday, December 27th, 2015 | Permalink

Last month, the World Plastics Council (WPC) held its 2nd General Assembly in Dubai, UAE. Chaired by Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh, Executive Vice President at Sabic (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), top executives of the world’s largest polymer producers attended the meeting, underpinning the industry’s commitments to improving sustainability and constructively addressing key challenges. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites read more

Original post:
WPC pledges support for sustainable solutions for marine debris

Ireland’s Proxy Biomedical announces expansion in another win for Galway’s medtech cluster

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 | Permalink

Capping a busy year of new product development, Proxy Biomedical (Galway, Ireland) has announced a significant facility expansion that is slated for completion in the second quarter of 2016. The company plans to double its cleanroom manufacturing space and introduce a suite of new technologies and biomaterial conversion processes. Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Medical Polymers Coating and Surface Treatment read more

Read this article:
Ireland’s Proxy Biomedical announces expansion in another win for Galway’s medtech cluster

Auto trends in 2016: Hybrids, connectivity and airbags everywhere

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015 | Permalink

Some automakers won’t be sorry to see 2015 ride off into the sunset. It was a year blighted by the VW and Takata scandals and recalls, and the odd Chinese knockoff, to boot. What’s in store for 2016? Here’s what we at PlasticsToday foresee. Refined testing regimes Tagging Options Domain:  All Sites Keywords:  Materials and Additives read more

Taken from:
Auto trends in 2016: Hybrids, connectivity and airbags everywhere