Miel joined Plastics News in January 2000, assuming the automotive and office-furniture beats. In 2014 she was promoted to news editor. The 1984 graduate of Central Michigan University worked for 15 years as a daily newspaper reporter in Michigan, including the past 11 at the Saginaw News.
Italian compounder So.F.Ter Group is investing $11.5m (€8.8m) to build its first US plant while also making long-term plans for expansion in Asia that will lead it to becoming a global player. The company expects to build a plant in India in 2014 and in China in 2016.