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2014-09-10 16:21:42

SPI: the Plastics Industry Trade Association calls on policymakers across the country to update the nation's regulatory scheme to allow manufacturers to innovate, hire new employees and grow their businesses. WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPI: the Plastics Industry Trade Association called on officials across the U.S. to reform the nation's outdated regulatory system Wednesday after the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) released its report, titled...

2014-06-26 12:24:39

SPI Member Companies to Receive Discounted Rates WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new trade publication covering innovation and new equipment for the plastics processing industry will debut in both print and digital format November 2014, announced SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association. Plastics Machinery Magazine will begin regular monthly print and digital circulation in January 2015 by Peninsula Publishing LLC, a new employee-owned, Ohio-based publishing company....

2014-06-23 04:20:09

Dismantled Tariffs & Harmonisation of Technical Standards to Safeguard 65,000 Manufacturing Jobs, Secure Position in Global Market BERLIN, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The umbrella associations EUROMAP (European Plastics and Rubber Machinery) and SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association (United States) have signed a declaration of intent on free trade within the plastics machinery industry to strengthen their competitive position in the global marketplace thereby helping to...

2014-04-29 12:25:14

City-Wide Recycling Initiatives Much Better Options, Says SPI WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association opposes the partial plastic bag ban unanimously approved by the Chicago City Council's Environmental Committee. The measure is scheduled to go before the full City Council Wednesday, April 30. "The proposal to ban plastic shopping bags in Chicago is an ill-conceived job killer that will become a costly burden to families across the...

2014-01-29 16:23:18

Innovation, Technology and Production Efficiencies Fuel Growth, Says SPI WASHINGTON, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association, which represents the nation's third largest manufacturing industry, supports President Obama's efforts to create jobs and strengthen the middle class by expanding the economy and negotiating sensible trade agreements. An in-depth data analysis of the plastics industry's 2012 performance globally and in the U.S. is detailed...

2013-09-09 23:25:43

A new IHS study supported by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association projects U.S. shale energy development to be responsible for a 10 percent increase in production for the plastics industry by 2020. That number rises to nearly 13 percent in 2025. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 A new IHS study supported by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association projects U.S. shale energy development to be responsible for a 10 percent increase in production for the plastics industry...

2009-04-21 15:40:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Chemistry Council (ACC) today opened its second Blog Summit at www.americanchemistry.com/blogs. ACC's latest venture into social media involves a dialogue on the current issues and opportunities in plastics recycling. The online event will take place from April 21 through May 2009. The plastics "Too Valuable to Waste" blog provides a structured platform for stakeholders, recyclers, industry, state officials, and other...


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