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Chase deals winning hand with Giving Card campaign

Resin distributor Chase Plastics is kicking off the holiday season with the return of its Giving Card campaign. The program recognizes and awards selected charitable organizations nominated by customers and suppliers of Clarkston, Mich.-based Chase. Participants are encouraged to share their own stories of giving. Chase will then select the most compelling submission and award […]

Ascend boosting production of nylon 6/6 resins, feedstocks

Friedrichshafen, Germany — Ascend Performance Materials LLC plans to add capacity for multiple products, including nylon 6/6 resins. Houston-based Ascend first will add capacity for adiponitrile feedstock at its plant in Decatur, Ala., said Scott Rook, nylon commercial operations vice president, in an interview at Fakuma in Friedrichshafen.  He declined to provide details of the expansion but […]

Chase Plastics appoints Merkle as Automotive Business Development Manager

CLARKSTON, Mich., July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Furthering their commitment to the automotive segment, Chase Plastics announced the appointment of Jason Merkle to Automotive Business Development Manager. The newly created position was developed exclusively to support customer needs through supplemental technical expertise and an extraordinarily high level of service that has become synonymous with the […]

Chase Plastics celebrates 25 years of outrageous customer service

Clarkston, Mich., June 6, 2017 – As businesses evolve and industry mergers occur, milestone anniversaries can be a rare occasion – however, this isn’t the case for Chase Plastics. This June, Chase Plastics commemorated 25 years of success, partnerships and outrageous customer service — all factors that helped the Company redefine resin distribution over the […]

Resin execs talk heroes, from Silent Cal to the ‘great communicator’

History was in the air last week at the Plastics News Executive Forum. Speakers and panelists were asked to identify their favorite historical figures. The members of the resin distribution panel that I had the honor of moderating made some great choices, but time limits at the event required me to shorten their explanations of […]

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