Messe Düsseldorf recently selected Plastics News as publisher of the English-language show daily for K 2013, International Trade Fair – No. 1 for Plastics and Rubber Worldwide. With its worldwide portfolio of plastics – and rubber-related publications, websites and e-newsletters, Plastics News, together with sister publications European Plastics News and Plastics and Rubber Weekly, is a perfect fit for the leading international trade fair in this industry.
"Plastics were prominent in two-thirds of the gold winners of the 2011 International Design Excellence Awards. A disposable sheet for patient transfer, a personalized limb prosthetic and a portable fire-rescue radio were among the winners."
"Technology, material and design expertise are changing the way the world uses water.
Of the global population, about 3.3 million people will die from water-related health problems this year, according to Gaylon White, director of design programs with Eastman Chemical Co. of Kingsport, Tenn.