CEO Elon Musk, has again expressed interest in developing a highly efficient, next generation HVAC system that features an advanced high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter.

As WPC (and increasingly plastic lumber) products employ recycled materials, they also benefit from a positive environmental profile.

Despite steep near-term losses across the motor vehicle industry due to the pandemic, TPE suppliers targeting the Asia/Pacific region will benefit from emerging motor vehicle markets in such countries as China, India, and Thailand.

Freedonia Group's new series of roofing studies shares opportunities and challenges of different materials and product types.

Still a small segment of the global TPE market - thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs) are favored in 3D printing applications.

While outdoor seating has helped mitigate revenue losses caused by restrictions on dine-in foodservice during the COVID-19 pandemic to an extent, restaurants face an uncertain fall and winter.

This announcement reflects two somewhat contradictory yet American trends.

Egg cartons will continue to account for the second largest portion of molded pulp sales.

US demand for egg cartons is forecast to increase 3.6% per year to $612 million (equivalent to 4.7 billion units) in 2024.

Professional hand tool sales will, in part, be supported by an increase in the number of automotive service technicians and mechanics.