BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota is courting the petrochemical industry with a new tax incentive aimed at adding value to the state's abundant natural gas supply.
DELAWARE CITY, Del. (AP) — A plastics manufacturing facility in northern Delaware with a long history of environmental violations is being closed down.
Officials with Formosa Plastics Corp. say operations at its site in Delaware City will cease by September, with site decommissioning expected to be completed by the end of the year.
The company says production of polyvinyl chloride resin will shift to a newer and more cost-efficient plant in Point Comfort, Texas.
GREENWOOD, Miss. (AP) — Officials say a Mississippi city is pursuing a plastics manufacturing plant that could create up to 75 jobs.
A New Jersey plastics manufacturing company with a facility in Fort Wayne is investigating expanding with a second location at 7900 Ardmore Ave., at Ardmore and Lower Huntington Road.
The news came in a rezoning application filed this week with the Fort Wayne Plan Commission.
Syracuse-area plastics factory expands
VAN BUREN, N.Y. (AP) — A plastics manufacturing facility in upstate New York has completed a $32 million expansion.
Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo celebrated Tessy Plastics Corp.'s growth with a visit to the plant outside Syracuse on Tuesday.
The expansion has already created more than 200 new positions at the facility. Tessy received more than $13 million in state incentives for the project.
LyondellBasell makes Houston area home to next generation of plastics manufacturing
The next technological evolution of plastics into lighter, stronger materials will soon call Houston home, thanks to expansions from petrochemical giants such as LyondellBasell and other companies.
LyondellBasell, headquartered in Houston, is starting construction Monday on its $700 million plant in La Porte to churn out thinner, more durable and less environmentally harmful versions of the world's most common plastic, polyethylene. The facility should come online in 2019.