Activity was muted in the spot resin markets during the Labor Day–shortened week. However, the PlasticsExchange (Chicago) recommends maintaining ample inventories as potentially disruptive weather systems heat up in the Gulf.
The new Medalist series of thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) from Teknor Apex Co. (Pawtucket, RI) provide elasticity over a broad temperature range and withstand the stresses of pump action over time, according to the company.
The training program has improved employee retention. It gives “us more engagement with our employees and gives employees more engagement with the company,” said Wilbert Plastic Services CEO Greg Botner.