Small Steps Toward ‘Green’ Production

The majority of China’s export manufacturers cannot afford the investment required to run a fully sustainable production facility. But some are taking baby steps and modifying their equipment to decrease energy consumption. The high cost of investment and the long wait to see positive returns are holding back most China makers from “greening” their factories. […]

Weak Demand Retains Plastic Costs Low

Lowered productiveness and excessive inventories are stopping plastic costs from rising considerably. Though demand could enhance in 2H11, quotes are nonetheless not anticipated to go up significantly. Plastic costs historically enhance alongside crude oil value hikes. Not this time. Regardless of hovering crude oil quotes, which stand at $106.93 per barrel as of April 1, […]