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North American plastics groups outline goals for NAFTA modernization

After a summit in held Mexico City on July 5, the heads of the U.S.-based Plastics Industry Association, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, and Mexico’s Asociación Nacional de Industrias del Plástico AC released a joint statement opposing new tariffs and supporting greater harmonization of regulations.

PolyOne buys colourant and additive supplier Mesa

Founded in 1990 and privately-owned, Mesa produces both solid and liquid colourant technologies and operates two facilities located in Phoenix, Arizona and Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Engel opens new production hall in Austria for automotive supply

Schwertberg, Austria-based Engel said it has added the extra space at its Center for Lightweight Composite Technologies, which works to speed up introduction of new technologies on the market.

Nova completes acquisition of Louisiana olefins plant

The $2.1 billion purchase is designed to help Calgary-based Nova grow its U.S. Gulf Coast presence.
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

IPL’s cart business keeps on rolling

This Quebec-based injection molder exited the auto parts molding business and, led by its production of wheeled carts, is now killing it as one of North America’s leading suppliers of products for the environmental, bulk food, and retail sectors. » Read More
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VECTOR INJECTION is worth the drive to Acton

When it comes to making small machines, this Ontario-based injection molding and assembly technology supplier has some really big ideas. » Read More

CPIA Leadership Awards Dinner

September 19, 2017
Location: Woodbridge, Ont.
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Fakuma 2017  

October 17-21, 2017
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
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