Healthcare and medical device industries depend on plastics for future

The plastics industry is positioned to play a significant role in the healthcare and medical device space as the demand for services and single-use products grows in conjunction with the graying population, a study released today by SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association said. In its report, “Plastics Market Watch: Healthcare & Medical Devices,” SPI

MIT scientist and “4D Printing” pioneer, Skylar Tibbits joins Global Plastics Summit program as innovation keynote speaker

SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association and IHS Chemical, a global source of critical information and insight, announced that Skylar Tibbits, a research scientist in the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Department of Architecture and director of MIT’s Self-Assembly Lab, will serve as the innovation keynote speaker for the upcoming 2015 Global Plastics Summit (GPS), scheduled