U.S. Plastics Industry Shows Gains, Uncertainty Clouds 2013 Outlook

A recent Plastics News article reports that the plastics industry in the United States increased jobs in 2011, for the first time since 1999. There was also job growth in 2012, with an increase of 9,000 job as compared to 2010. The industry is currently awaiting what will happen with the budget negotiations and possibility of going over the fiscal cliff, which is causing uncertainty for 2013.

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