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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Plastics News

Plastics News covers the business of the global plastics industry. It focuses on commercial, financial, legislative and market-related developments worldwide that affect North American plastic product manufacturers and their suppliers and customers. Subscription includes access to:

  • Digital edition of Plastics News [2015-present]

  • Daily news articles and blog posts about the plastics industry

  • Resin prices [1996-present]

  • Industry rankings for North American plastics processing, recycling, molding and tooling, and executive compensation

  • Shop Floor library of videos and documents on the ins and outs of plastic production

  • Access to Digital Editions of Sustainable Plastics and Plastics News China (Chinese language edition)

Note: Data Store publications are not included with this subscription.