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BASF completes acquisition of Chemetall

The US$3.2 billion purchase, first announced in July 2016, is designed to expand BASF’s business in the surface treatment segment. » Read More

TricorBraun bought by investment firm AEA

With around 40 locations across North America and abroad, TricorBraun distributes products such as plastic and glass containers, closures, dispensers and tubes for multiple businesses across the globe. » Read More

Covertech Flexible Packaging investing $10 million in new equipment

Toronto-based flexible packaging manufacturer Covertech Flexible Packaging Inc. has announced plans to invest $10 million throughout 2017 for new equipment designed to increase its capacity and grow its business into the American marketplace. » Read More

Asia-Pacific leads in extrusion consumption, report says

The study, by market research company Ceresana, also noted that North America and Western Europe followed with market shares of 15.5% and 13.2% respectively. » Read More
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

TRONOPLAST TECHNOLOGIES has a mandate to innovate

As part of its mandate to devote serious resources to R&D, Brampton, Ont.-based film extrusion technology supplier Tronoplast Technologies Inc. has relocated and expanded. » Read More
Special Reports

PATRICK PLASTICS isn’t going it alone

Does this Markham, Ont.-based custom injection molder draw strength from belonging to a global electronic manufacturing services company? You bet. But it owes its success to its own hard work and customer service. » Read More

The Packaging Conference

February 6-8, 2017
Location: Tampa, FL » Read More

Automotive News Canada Congress

February 16-17, 2017
Location: Toronto, ON » Read More

Plastics Recycling 2017

March 6-8, 2017
Location: New Orleans, LA » Read More