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14Jul 23

Can collaboration help break down supply barriers?

At the recent Refocus Plastics Sustainability & Recycling Summit in Minneapolis, representatives from across the plastics supply chain focused on how to boost recovery rates.   JUNE 2023 Demand for postconsumer recycled resins in packaging has continued to increase as brands further sustainability commitments, but challenges remain on the supply side.At the Refocus Plastics Sustainability & Recycling Summit in Minneapolis in May, representatives from across the plastics supply chain discussed how the plastics industry can work with material recovery facilities (MRFs) to increase recovery rates.Kate Davenport, co-president of Minneapolis-based MRF operator Eureka Recycling, said, “There’s so much volatility in the…

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13Dec 22

It’s Cheaper to Manufacture Plastic Products in Ohio than in China

Image courtesy of Shale Crescent USA The long-held belief that it is cheaper to import plastic products than to make them domestically is no longer true, according to Shale Crescent USA. Norbert Sparrow | Dec 02, 2022 The world isn’t as flat as it used to be. Back in 2005 when The World Is Flat: A Brief History of the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Friedman hit bookstores, the one-two punch of globalization and China’s emergence as the world’s workshop seemed an unstoppable force. The view is very different from the perspective of 2022, and a report from Shale Crescent USA (SCUSA) released…

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14Jul 20

Determination is US!

It made sweet music a while ago. It makes sense today: Work yourself like a soul inspired, Till the battle of the day is won.You may be sick and tired, but you’ll be a man, my son. This refrain from “Pick yourself up” reminds us of what we need to know these days.   Today’s business environment is rough. It is harder than any other time in history because no one has a clear vision of how long this will go on and what new influencing factors will come up along the way. We COULD be in this for a very long…

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