Petoskey Plastics Celebrates Expansion

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Petoskey Plastics, located in the Morristown Area Industrial District, celebrated on Thursday Phase I of its plant expansion that, when complete, will encompass a $30-plus million investment and provide more than 70 jobs. “We are so delighted for you all to be here to celebrate this ribbon cutting and expansion for our friends here at Petoskey Plastics,” Morristown Area Chamber …

History Behind our 40th Anniversary of Recycling

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Founded in 1969 by father and son team, Duke and Paul Keiswetter, Petoskey Plastics started out as a small operation converting roll stock into plastic bags. In 1978, not long after operations began, Petoskey Plastics started recycling in-house, grinding down industrial scrap from Dow Chemical Company and turning it into trash bags. From there, our passion for recycling grew exponentially. …

Peeling Back Film Plastics

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The following is a shortened version of the article “Peeling Back Film Plastics” in the June 2018 issue of Plastics Engineering. To read the full article, click here: http://read.nxtbook.com/wiley/plastics_engineering/june_2018/index.html#peeling_back_film_plastics Making film plastics sustainable means balancing consumer demands with processes that ensure a greener future By Geoff Giordano Greencore can liners made with Petoskey Plastics’ three-layer technology. Courtesy of Petoskey Plastics Discussing …

PETOSKEY PLASTICS, INC. TO EXPAND MORRISTOWN OPERATIONS

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Manufacturer to invest $29.6 million, create approximately 70 jobs NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Petoskey Plastics, Inc. officials announced today that the company will invest $29.6 million to expand its operations in Hamblen County. Petoskey Plastics plans to create approximately 70 jobs in Morristown over the next five years. “I’d like to …

Petoskey Plastics to invest $20 million in expansion

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The Morristown City Council cleared one of the final hurdles in a $20 million expansion for Petoskey Plastics that will provide 50 new jobs and result in an additional 32,000 square feet for their facility in the Morristown Airport Industrial District. The council on Tuesday unanimously approved an agreement with Petoskey to access a Tennessee Department of Economic and Community …