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Plastics machinery shipments declined in Q4 2016

For the first time since the recovery in the plastics industry began in 2010, North American shipments of plastics machinery posted a second consecutive quarterly decrease, according to statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s (PLASTICS) Committee on Equipment Statistics.

Global auto sales continue to strengthen in 2017: Scotiabank

North American auto production to climb to record high in the second quarter, the bank said.

Maguire Canada now distributing Dri-Air dryers

Headquartered in East Windsor, Conn., Dri-Air is a leader in supplying both compressed air and desiccant drying technology.

Nexeo buys Mexican distribution firm Ultra Chem

Headquartered in Mexico City, Ultra Chem represents major global producers in Mexico and Latin America, and has what Nexeo describes as a “leading position” in specialty chemicals in the region.
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Special Reports

Up in smoke?

Will Canada's carbon tax plan hurt the plastics industry's competitiveness? » Read More
Special Reports

Covertech Flexible Packaging’s backward integration into the future

When this Toronto-based extruded film maker purchased a packaging supplier four years ago, it didn’t just change its name; it changed its business. And business is now booming. » Read More

32nd Annual World Petrochemical Conference

March 20-24, 2017
Location: Houston, Tex.
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Plast-Ex 2017

May 16-18, 2017
Location: Toronto
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