Re-inventing the (plastic) wheel, in China's shared bike industry

On Chinese streets, bicycles are coming back in favor, but with a new twist that means a boost for the plastics industry. In the last year and a half, bike-


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Plastics suppliers gear up for China's electric vehicle market

China's transformation in the last two years into the world's largest market for electric vehicles has the plastics supply chain gearing up.


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DuPont targets China's auto market with blow molding R&D investment

Anticipating a surge in demand for turbo-charged engines in China's automotive industry, DuPont Co.'s performance materials unit has installed a 3D suction


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ISRI: China ban on scrap could start with plastics

A U.S. recycling trade association is raising new concerns about rumors that China may put in place either a ban or severe restrictions on imported recycled


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Shanghai Kawaguchi and Yizumi in court over failed agreement

Shanghai Kawaguchi Machinery Co. Ltd. and Chinese injection molding equipment maker Yizumi Precision Machinery Ltd. are in a legal battle in a Chinese court


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Eastman makes China the global launch for new bioplastic

Eastman Chemical Co. launched a new bioplastic material at the Chinaplas trade show that's made 50 percent from trees from sustainably managed forests.


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U.S. molder sees Baxter robots as way to compete against China

A small custom injection molding factory in the United States says its use of Baxter collaborative robots helps it stay competitive against China.


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Tekni-Plex builds $15 million plant in China

Tekni-Plex Inc. has built a $15 million manufacturing facility in Suzhou, China, to meet demand for pharmaceutical and medical devices in the Asia-Pacific region.


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Sales foaming over at Yizumi

Chinese injection press maker Guangdong Yizumi Precision Machinery Co. Ltd. is making investments to increase capacity, as it says orders are rising by double-


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China's Siasun brings plastics to robot manufacturing

Guangzhou, China -- China's largest robot maker, Siasun Co. Ltd., is turning to plastics to make a lighter and more versatile version of a collaborative robot,


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