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Alpha Packaging acquires Dutch plant from Graham Packaging Company

The purchase, for an undisclosed price, is part of Alpha’s European expansion.

Big leadership changes coming at Covestro

Jerry MacCleary is named CEO, Haakan Jonsson will succeed him as president, and Christine Bryant will lead the North American polyurethanes business.

North America automotive vendor tooling spending will hit $11 billion in 2018: report

Driven by the high level of North American vehicle launches predicted between 2018 and 2020, spending on automotive vendor tooling will reach a record high of US$11 billion next year, a new report from Harbour Results Inc. said.

Plastic bottle recycling falls in U.S.

Plastic bottle recycling declined slightly in 2016, slipping 2.4 per cent to just over 2.9 billion pounds, a new report said.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Terry Elliott: 2017 CPIA Leader of the Year

Terry Elliott has spent over 30 years in Canada’s plastics industry, rising from the chemistry lab to sales and management positions to his current job as president of Scepter, while doing enough volunteer work along the way to fill a second career. In both areas, he’s used his team management techniques to improve organizational health. But for all his strategizing, he didn’t see the Leader of the Year award coming. » Read More
Special Reports

Sales rep goes the extra miles for Aoki

Jose Penaloza will rack up at least 20 trans-Pacific flights in 2017 as part of his push to increase Japanese injection stretch-blow molding machine maker Aoki’s presence in Canada. That’s a lot of hang time, but it’s beginning to pay off. » Read More

Multilayer Packaging Films 2017

November 7-9, 2017
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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Plastimagen Mexico 2017

November 7-10, 2017
Location: Mexico City
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