Plastics Articles

Article | January 9, 2012
Incentives: Power and Responsibility   

Stan Lee, an American comic book writer and the former president and chairman of Marvel Comics, is attributed with the famous quote from Spiderman,... More>>

Article | January 9, 2012
The Road to Recovery: Stories from Tuscaloosa & Joplin   

The New Year is an auspicious time for everyone, our resolutions giving shape and intention to how we will make 2012 an even better year than the one... More>>

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Article | November 14, 2011
Fabricated Metals Site Selection Trends   

This article addresses site selection dynamics pertaining to the fabricated metals sector. Fabricated metals is among the industries emerging... More>>

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Article | November 14, 2011
Trends in the Plastics Industry Impacting Site Selection Decisions   

For an industry that didn’t even exist 100 years ago, plastics continue to grow rapidly and the industry is in constant evolution. The plastic... More>>

Article | September 9, 2011
Total Cost of Ownership Analysis: A Key Tool for Expansion   

Executives from a broad range of manufacturing disciplines can confidently consider the timeliness of investing in U.S. based factories to... More>>

Unlocking the Solution to Accessing Capital
Article | May 12, 2011
Unlocking the Solution to Accessing Capital   

Businesses in all stages of development, from startups to publicly traded companies, need capital to grow and expand. A company's business plan,... More>>

2011 CiCi Awards - Community Impact Top 15
Article | March 10, 2011
2011 CiCi Awards - Community Impact Top 15   

Many of the companies that receive an award in our Community Impact section of the 6th Annual CiCi Awards are making an extremely large capital... More>>

Is Footprint Optimization Right For You?
Article | March 9, 2011
Is Footprint Optimization Right For You?   

From bankers to bureaucrats, energy execs to manufacturers, the term “Footprint Optimization” is being uttered with increasing frequency in... More>>

Plastics - Update and New Developments in the Plastics Industry
Article | November 19, 2010
Plastics: Update and New Developments in the Plastics Industry   

We've come a long way from the black Bakelite phones and radio cases. In fact, your new coffee cup may actually be made from corn-based plastics.... More>>

Article | November 11, 2010
Bioplastics Find Fertile Ground for Growth   

Since its development as a major industry in the 1930s, the general plastics industry has grown and evolved through innovations that meet changing... More>>