Responding to health concerns about possible carcinogens in polystyrene containers, organic yogurt company announced it has switched to a plastic made from corn.
Federal authorities have cited Spartech Plastics for exposing workers to unguarded machinery and electrocution and amputation hazards.
Citing rising raw material costs, Goodyear spokesman Jim Davis said the company will increase the price of its tires by 6 percent beginning Oct. 1.
State Senate has defeated a bill that sought to ban the chemical bisphenol A from plastic baby bottles, sippy cups and baby formula containers.
Regulators are considering a proposal to ban the chemical bisphenol-A from baby bottles, sippy cups, water bottles and other reusable food and beverage containers.
Consumer products makers said Thursday that it will use a plastic derived from sugarcane in the packaging of some of its products.
Japanese tire maker, running neck and neck with Michelin SCA of France as the world's biggest, posted $517.4 million profit for the six months through June.
Company says it is increasing production at its plant in Danville and recalling laid-off workers as the plant returns to a four-shift, seven-day operation schedule.
Slipping supply of a gas used in plastic manufacturing has prompted a Canadian petrochemical factory to pursue stocks from a North Dakota plant.
The California Assembly has voted to ban plastic baby bottles, sippy cups and baby formula containers that contain the chemical bisphenol A.
Families of the three men involved blamed the accident on a faulty tire on the Chevrolet Camaro rather than excessive speed and the beer the men had been drinking.
Frankfort officials say more than 350 jobs are expected to be created when a Mountain Valley Recycling Corp. plant opens in the city.
Tire maker said it mustered a net profit of $191 million in the January-March quarter amid a gradual global recovery.
Tire and rubber company said it reversed a year-ago loss, posting net income of $11.6 million in the first quarter on higher tire sales and better use of manufacturing capacity.
Tire maker reported sharply improved global sales as revenue jumped 21 percent but charges led by a Venezuelan currency devaluation caused a first quarter loss.
Federal agencies are scrutinizing the controversial plastic-hardener at the behest of scientists and activists who say it can interfere with infant development.
Company said Wednesday it will buy chemical maker Genovique Specialties Corp. in a move to expand its position in the specialty plasticizers market.
New method involves a way to break plastic down so it can be reused again and again in the same form -- an advancement that could intrigue beverage companies.
Sen. Charles Schumer wants EPA to include Bisphenol-A, a controversial plastic-hardener, on a list of chemicals subject to stricter federal rules.
Even though sales remain weak in North America and Europe, tire company earned $107 million and reported 8 percent increase in volume due to growing global demand.
French tire maker on Friday reported a 71 percent drop in earnings last year as auto markets slumped, and said it is 'vigilant' for the year ahead.
Delegate James Hubbard hopes to ban sale, manufacture or distribution of children's toys or childcare articles that contain bisphenol-A which is used to harden plastics.
Agencies said research shows cause for concern over bisphenol-A's potential effect on children, but more study is needed before any regulatory changes are considered.
Dispute focuses on three-year tariff approved in September by President Obama, which aims to slow China's rapid export growth and protect American jobs in tire sector.