LEGO® Seeks Bio-alternatives for Plastic Blocks

LEGO® In the News The Danish toy maker is considering corn and wheat as an alternative to petroleum-based plastic. As more companies work on developing plastic from proteins of renewable sources rather than petroleum, some plastic users are...

Consumer Attitudes About Plastics

If you ask a friend what they think of their laptop (encased in plastic with lots of internal plastic components), you will likely get a thumbs-up. Ask them about the plastic bag they carried it out of the store in, and they would give you...

Manufacturing Day: How Stuff Gets Done

This year marks the fifth annual Manufacturing DaySM when thousands of manufacturers will promote manufacturing as a whole. Thousands of manufacturers will open their doors to students, parents, teachers and other job seekers to promote the new...