Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LLC today announced the appointment of Darren Ercolani as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Oct. 1. Ercolani will succeed Carolyn J. Burke, who has resigned from the company effective Sept. 30. He will continue to report to Bruce Chinn, president and CEO. Ercolani, currently senior vice president, business transformation, has 30 years of industry experience and joined Chevron Phillips Chemical from Phillips Petroleum (now

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The global thermoformed plastic products market stands at US$ 13.5 Bn as of now and is expected to reach US$ 22 Bn by the year 2032 at a CAGR of 5%. Plastic products made out of thermoforming process are termed as “thermoformed plastics”. The process makes use of plastic molding techniques like pressure forming and vacuum for shaping the plastic. Increasing applications in domains include packaging, healthcare, electrical & electronics, automotive, and likewise. Easy

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Innovia Films has developed a high yield, semi-solid, glossy white BOPP film, Rayoface™ JB. This 47 micron film, designed for pressure sensitive labelling (PSL) applications, combines some of the advantages of cavitated and solid films into a semi-solid film. JB47 has a coating receptive surface to allow customers to add their own printable top coat and has EU and FDA food compliance. Rayoface™ JB is particularly suitable for use within a wide range of market segments su

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Fuwei Films (Holdings) Co., Ltd., a manufacturer and distributor of high-quality BOPET plastic films in China, today announced that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders (the "EGM") was held on September 24, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. (Beijing Time) at Fuwei Films (Shandong) Co., Ltd., No. 387 Dongming Road, Weifang, Shandong, China. Holders of approximately 70.5% of the Company's outstanding shares, as of the record date, August 22, 2022, were present in person or

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Interzero and Eastman announced a long-term supply agreement for Eastman's previously announced molecular recycling facility in Normandy, France. Interzero will provide up to 20,000 metric tonnes per year of hard-to-recycle PET household packaging waste that would otherwise be incinerated. Interzero Plastics Recycling, as part of Interzero, is an innovation leader in plastics recycling with the largest sorting capacity in Europe and many years of experience. Headquartered in Ger

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NewCo Plastics (“NewCo”), a portfolio company of White Wolf Capital (“White Wolf”), is pleased to announce the acquisition of PM Mold Company (“PM Mold”). Based in Schaumburg, Illinois, PM Mold is a highly regarded vertically integrated manufacturer of custom plastic injection molded parts and custom molds. For nearly sixty years, PM Mold has provided a comprehensive suite of manufacturing services from product design to final shipment for its cus

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Eastman has announced an agreement with Ethicon*, a Johnson & Johnson MedTech** Company, to source Eastman Renew materials for its medical device sterile-barrier packaging. This is an important step to help reduce waste in the healthcare system and contribute to a more circular future. With this agreement, Ethicon becomes the first healthcare company to use medical-grade Eastman Renew materials in its product packaging. "The companies worked closely to chart a path toward c

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Amcor, a global leader in developing and producing responsible packaging solutions, was represented today by David Clark, vice president Sustainability at Amcor, at the Global Plastics Summit in Chicago. Clark presented as part of the Keynote Panel entitled, "State of the Global Plastics Market – Producer and Processors Perspective". The panel consisted of senior leaders in the chemical industry who discussed their perspectives on major issues confronting the industry, includi

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