Breadcrumb Home Blogs All Things Data Viewpoint Plastics recycling inching forward While some in the media are convinced that plastics recycling is a myth, the numbers show that it's a substantial business — and growing. All Things Data LSR by the numbers Looking at our survey results, medical-grade LSR hits the top as the most used material and the biggest end market, representing well over half our list. All Things Data Plastics News is asking ... When it comes to planning for our rankings and lists, I wanted to check in more frequently with timely questions about the industry or business in general. All Things Data Packaging thermoformers lead the way for growth Packaging sales are 100 percent responsible for a $1.5 billion increase in sales because industrial thermoforming sales totals for the ranking were flat year over year. All Things Data Calling all liquid silicone rubber processors around the world Viewpoint Plastics News makes lists all year, not just during the holidays Viewpoint North American industrial blow molders post big gains This week our annual ranking of North American blow molders swoops in on a puff of air to the beat of an industrial drum. Viewpoint M&A, vertical integration guide mold makers to steady growth Viewpoint Film and sheet ranking rolls past $41B Based on the survey submissions, film producers had an average gain of 15 percent and sheet producers reported an 8 percent average gain. Viewpoint More is the word on rotational molding For rotational molders, this year's ranking shows larger volumes and higher prices. The average sales per company is up 15 percent, and the total related sales for our 106 ranked firms is $2.9 billion, up 14 percent over last year. Load More Most Popular 1 Berry shuttering 15 sites; more may be on chopping block 2 Volatility continues as PP resin prices drop 3 Material Insights: PP price reversal shows balance returning to market 4 Fire reignites at Shell Deer Park olefins plant 5 Evonik relocates North America HQ SIGN UP FOR OUR FREE NEWSLETTERS Breaking News Daily Report Kickstart Blog Roundup Industry Events Coverage Injection Tooling Report K Show Materials Alert Material Insights Medical Report Mergers & Acquisitions Report Events NPE News Webinars and Livestreams Numbers That Matter Rigid Packaging Sustainability & Recycling Report FIlm & Sheet Report EMAIL ADDRESS Please enter a valid email address. Please enter your email address. Please verify captcha. Please select at least one newsletter to subscribe.