Plastics Industry


Plastics Industry

The plastics industry manufactures polymer materials and offers services in plastics important to a range of industries, including: aerospace, building and construction, electronics, packaging, and transportation.

ee also

* American Plastics Council is an American trade association
* Alexander Crum Brown discovered the carbon double bond in ethylene
* Beccles is a town in England which is a center of the plastics industry
* Erie, Pennsylvania is a center of the plastics industry in the United States
* InterNorth is a large plastics industry company in Nebraska
* Oyonnax is called Plastic Valley in France
* Plastics engineering
* James Swinburne, the Father of British Plastics, revolutionized the plastics industry in Europe

External links

* [http://www.plasticsindustry.org/ The Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI)]
* [http://www.cpia.ca/ Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA)]
* [http://www.MyplasticsIndustry.com/ My Plastics Industry (MPI)]


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