Samsung ditches plastic in new phones

...stylish new flagship phone Sunday that ditches its signature plastic design for more stylish metal and glass.The South Korean...text to reduce guesswork.Past Samsung phones had removable plastic backs, so the battery could be swapped with a spare. Samsung...

His enthusiasm curbed, Larry David hits Broadway in new play

...new comedy he wrote and stars in that opens Thursday.Lamb chops and a salad have been delivered, which he eats from the plastic dishware they arrived in."Boy, this is a good lamb chop," he says, just before deciding to pick it up with its rib-handle...

Solvay invests in Augusta facility, will build new unit

...high-performance polymer plant next to its existing facility in Augusta.The Belgium-based company picked the south Augusta plastics plant over its sister facility in India, which already makes the polymer used in aeronautics, health care and electronic...

Baab: Fishing organization fights high ethanol fuel levels

...likely get some sour looks.That "corn oil" additive causes mechanical problems by creating havoc in the motors' rubber and plastic tubing, some say. Only corn I want is roasted on the cob.The Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act of 2015 has moved to the...

New recycling plant opens in Graniteville

...items arrive to the final output, is done at the center.The plant reduces landfill waste by recovering components, such as plastic, copper, steel and pelletized foam. While most recycling companies recover about 70 to 75 percent of a product, Recleim...

Honda Motor Co. CEO to step aside amid air bag defect scandal, sales decline

...equipped with air bags made by Japan's Takata Corp. The air bags have inflators that can explode, expelling shards of metal and plastic. At least six deaths and 64 injuries have been linked to the problem worldwide.At a press conference Monday, the 61-year-old...

Dine & Dish: Sandwich City serves crowd more than sandwiches

...mac and cheese, you usually get what I call a "wet" or "dry" option: Either it's creamy and smooth with that almost plastic cheese that's loved by kids all over, or the pasta is mixed with bits of melted cheddar that give it a crusty golden top...

IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

...Olympics. Fifty percent is the figure they have used.In addition to raw sewage, the bay is awash with floating rubbish, plastic bags and household goods like bloated sofas and rusted televisions.Part of Rio's commitment when winning the games in 2009...

Toyota scores highest in use of 'green' plastics

...with the Global Plastic Environmental Conference...Atlanta. Sustainable plastics are defined as those...environmentally friendly plastic than one in the...environmentally safe plastics to consumers equally...petrochemical-based plastics, many of which...an unsustainable plastic is PVC, which is...

Thomson Plastics expands

...which was leased to Thomson Plastics and later purchased by the company...it was home grown." Thomson Plastics, a custom plastic injection molding company, moved...Briggs & Stratton Corp. "Thomson Plastics has been an excellent community...

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