Plastics in forward drive

By Mike O'Driscoll
Published: Monday, 27 September 2010

With the recession receding in the rear view mirror, the filler minerals industry looks forward to a smoother ride ahead with the automotive market

Imagine a world without plastics. Indeed our modern lifestyle could not exist without plastics. Just consider the following: protective packaging for food and drink, lightweight and safe materials in automobiles, mobile phones, laptops, outer drums of washing machines, municipal pipe for drinking water and sewage, insulation materials in buildings, medical...

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