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Jabil to develop custom 3D printing materials

Jabil Inc. has opened a materials innovation center in Chaska, Minn., to develop custom materials for additive manufacturing. Officials of the St. Petersburg, Fla.-based company said Jabil Engineered Materials will speed up product development by evaluating and validating materials, along with machines and processes in an integrated process that matches part performance with application demands. […]

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SABIC’s Specialties business names Chase Plastics as a distribution partner in North America

SABIC’s Specialties business aims to further customer growth through new partnership with Chase Plastics SABIC’s Specialties business has named Chase Plastics as an authorized distribution partner in North America, serving SABIC’s Specialties business customers with specialty engineering thermoplastics in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. The partnership, which is effective immediately, enables SABIC’s Specialties business to […]

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Chase Plastics and Jabil Engineered Materials partner

Expanding product portfolio with 3D printing options Chase Plastics is pleased to announce a new supplier agreement with Jabil Engineered Materials. The formation of this new partnership offers customers a range of engineered materials for additive manufacturing designed to improve the performance, durability and tolerance of 3D printed production parts.   This addition fills a […]

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Charity gets boost from local business

Charity gets boost from local business

BAD AXE — A recent timely donation to the Thumb Area Helping Hands helped the organization bring Christmas to additional local families this holiday season. Thanks to a program called the Chase Plastics Giving Card Campaign, and with help from local company Gemini Plastics, Thumb Area Helping Hands (TAHH) was able to bolster its holiday […]

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Chase Plastics, Dow bring good works to holiday season

Chase Plastics and the Dow Chemical Co. are doing their part to make the holidays a little brighter. Chase, a resin distribution firm based in Clarkston, Mich., recently made gifts of $1,000 each to three charities as part of the firm’s Giving Card Campaign.Originally, Chase had planned to make a single donation, officials said, but […]

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Chase Plastics partners with Interfacial on resin solutions

Resin distributor Chase Plastics (Clarkson, MI, US) announced Dec. 6 the formation of a new supplier partnership with Interfacial (River Falls, WI, US), a company focused on the development and commercialization of technology platforms relating to advanced materials and manufacturing processes for the plastics and composites industry. The new venture focuses on exploring the ability to create and […]

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From restaurants to plastics, young CEO plots a course

Tyson Daniels’ journey to plastics company president has followed an unusual path — through the restaurant industry. The 35-year-old owns and leads the small Allentown, Pa., injection molding company Polymer Contours Inc., which he bought in 2015 after serving as director of operations for a local fast food franchisee with seven stores. While it might […]

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Resin Supply Chain Issues: Suppliers Offer Perspective, Solutions

Uncertainty in the resin supply chain is sending ripples through the plastics industry and into end markets. The result has been predictable: price increases for the processor at the time of resin purchase. What are the biggest issues facing the resin industry at the moment, and what can the processor do to alleviate some of […]

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Resin distributors see success amid challenges of 2018

North American resin distributors are seeing some good things so far in 2018, even if the market is facing some challenges. Most distribution executives contacted for this story said that their firms’ results were up — in dollars or volume in pounds or both — in the first half of the year. Chase Plastics Services Inc. President […]

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Resin distributors need someone behind the wheel

Roll on, 18-wheelers: A shortage of truck drivers is impacting the resin distribution market. At Chase Plastics Services Inc. in Clarkston, Mich., President Kevin Chase said that his firm “used to be able to get a truck within 24 hours, but now it takes four or five days.” He added that profit margins are being […]

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