By Steve Katz, Nelson Thorpe (guest)
By Kevin Duffy
In this article, we take a look at the momentum underway to shift the global plastics sustainability paradigm and explore the potential impact of those efforts on both the planet and businesses along the plastics value chain.
By Keith Spacapan
In early March, as the threat to our domestic economy from COVID-19 was measured in terms of the potential impact on our supply chain, the mood in the automotive industry continued to be generally optimistic, and for good reason.
By Michael Sullivan
This article describes the current state of the U.S. coal industry, providing a data-driven analysis of what is often described in emotional and political terms. With natural gas providing a lower-cost alternative and proponents of the Green New Deal and other advocacy groups campaigning to reduce or eliminate coal from the nation’s energy sources, the industry is under pressure from both economic and political forces. The paragraphs below summarize the industry, its markets and perhaps its future.