PlasticsToday Executive Roundtable: Beyond 'good enough'


A broad swath of 15 plastics industry suppliers participating in PlaticsToday's Executive Roundtable in Chicago last week agreed that the worst of the historic economic downturn is largely behind us. Their activity will bear that out. But they also cautioned that while the future is always (by definition) uncertain, the lessons of the immediate past can't be ignored by anyone who intends to stay in the game.

From mold components and simulation to processing aids, molding machines, automation, and auxiliary equipment, suppliers from across the industry were invited to sit down and share their perspectives on the Great Recession, whether or not a recovery is really under way, and most important, what everything we're seeing means for processors now and in the immediate future.
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