Don Loepp started at Plastics News in 1991 as a staff reporter covering the packaging and medical markets, and recycling. He became news editor in 1993, managing editor two years later and editor in 2011. He also writes “The Plastics Blog,” with frequent commentary on the international plastics industry. Loepp has a bachelor’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Prior to joining Plastics News, he was a staff reporter at The Milwaukee Journal and at the Daily Press in Newport, Va.