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CPIA hands out industry leadership awards

Terry Elliott, former head of Ampacet Canada and current president of Scepter Manufacturing, is the 2017 Leader of the Year.

BASF to buy Solvay’s nylon business

Germany-based BASF said the purchase will complement its engineering plastics portfolio and expand its involvement in the transportation, construction, industrial applications, and consumer industries.

Clariant, Huntsman reject call to cancel their merger

Swiss chemical maker Clariant AG and U.S.-based Huntsman Corporation have reconfirmed their intention to merge in replying to an open letter from Clariant’s largest stakeholder criticizing the $20 billion deal.

Ford cuts production at five North American plants

The Detroit-based automaker has announced shutdowns of between one and two weeks at several assembly plants making small cars, sports cars, sedans, and vans.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Fifty years of Canada’s plastics industry, explained!

Picking up where an earlier volume left off, a new book chronicles the Canadian plastics industry from 1950 to 2000. » Read More
Special Reports

Revere Plastics Systems is reborn in Brampton

The Brampton, Ontario plant of this U.S.-based injection molding firm has just embarked on an ambitious four-year growth plan, and has the strategy and the resources to make it happen. » Read More

APMA’s 27th Annual Golf Tournament

September 21, 2017
Location: Woodbridge, Ont.
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PackExpo Las Vegas

September 25-27, 2017
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Fakuma 2017  

October 17-21, 2017
Location: Friedrichshafen, Germany
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