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Flexible packaging supplier Transcontinental buys Flexstar Packaging

Transcontinental is headquartered in Montreal; Flexstar is based in Richmond, B.C. » Read More

Pritzker Group buying flexible packager ProAmpac

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, ProAmpac has more than 2,400 employees across 18 manufacturing locations in North America, Europe, and Asia, and reports sales of nearly US$1 billion annually. » Read More

Explosion at BASF chemical plant kills at least two

Two people are also missing after the explosion and fire at BASF's production site in Ludwigshafen, Germany. » Read More

PolyOne, Merck partner to create 3D effects

The Merck technology, called in-mold 3D, creates smooth, molded plastics that appear to have three-dimensional surfaces. » Read More
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Say hello to your little friends

Collaborative robots are inexpensive, versatile, and easy to program. And by working safely alongside human operators, they can revolutionize the way you handle small-batch manufacturing. » Read More
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From aerospace engineering to high finance to plastics packaging is quite the career arc. But when Amir Karim returned to Quebec and joined family-owned Polykar Industries after a successful stint on Wall Street, he didn’t know his best business days were still to come; or that his career trajectory would propel him into the ranks of the elite, as the Canadian Plastics Industry Association’s 2016 Leader of the Year. » Read More

Windsor Mold Expo

October 19, 2016
Location: Windsor, ON » Read More

K 2016

October 19 - October 26, 2016
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany » Read More

CPIA Canada Night at K Show Germany 2016

October 21, 2016
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany » Read More