Technology & Science

Plastics are a key material at the heart of almost every industry. Advancements and innovation in automotive, aerospace, medical, electronics, computer and other consumer products rely on plastics for their remarkable qualities. Learn about the science behind innovative plastics, discover new applications and see how plastics is helping to improve lives around the world.


Wearable Electronics Powered by Plastics

Check Out the Latest Innovations in Wearable Electronics
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Plastic To Energy

Plastics Help Deliver Renewable Energy

Learn How Plastic Can Be Turned into Energy
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    Plastic Innovations of the Week Professor Plastic loves to share new innovations in plastics that contribute to sustainability, safety, longer lives and better performance. See the Innovations
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    Plastic Nanotechnology: Less is More Plastic nanotechnologies are built one nanoscale layer at a time. By mimicking structures found in mollusks, scientists have created a transparent plastic that is as strong as steel. Learn More