Plastic materials and products play an important part in cutting-edge technologies used in the space program, in bulletproof vests and prosthetic limbs, as well as in a myriad of everyday products. Check out the resources below to learn about the many uses of plastic materials, how they are made, and basic information on plastics and the environment.
Reports and Studies
This includes a broad range of information focusing on plastic benefits, plastics packaging, material comparison studies, lists of recycled products and their manufacturers, and more!
Fact Sheets and Infographics
This includes fact sheets and infographics on information focusing on plastic benefits, plastics packaging, plastics in automotive, and more!
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Plastic Resins Industry Statistics
The Plastics Industry Producers Statistics Group (PIPS) provides relevant, timely, comprehensive and extensive business statistics on the plastic resins industry. Available for subscription on an annual basis, these statistical reports contain production and detailed sales by end use information, and capacity and inventory measures for major plastic resins. With key players and nearly the full industry in North America participating, these surveys have long been considered an authoritative, comprehensive and reliable source of information on the plastic resin industry.