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Lanxess to acquire Solvay’s U.S. phosphorus additives business

The acquisition includes a production site in Charleston, South Carolina, with roughly 90 employees and approximately 65 million euros in sales.

DSM restructures additive manufacturing business

Dutch chemical company Royal DSM is restructuring its additive manufacturing (AM) business by aligning all its AM activities within its Materials cluster and promoting a partnership approach.

Robotic automation maker Omron opens new Montreal office

The new location is part of Omron’s increased investment and revitalization in Canada and the Americas.

High-barrier pouch market to exceed $2.5 billion by 2024: report

Key drivers of growth include a shift in manufacturer focus toward packaging as a promotional tool rather than just protective packaging has enhanced the high-barrier pouch market size, the report said, and innovations in packaging design to attract customers without compromising quality.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

DMS executive gets the Red Carpet treatment in Georgia

Mike Hicks, vice president of Windsor, Ont.-based mold component supplier DMS Components, spent four memorable days as a guest at the invitation-only Red Carpet Tour in April 2017, an event designed to showcase the state of Georgia's attractiveness for new business investment. » Read More
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
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CTMA Plant Tour & Dinner

Nov. 29, 2017
Location: Wallaceburg, Ont.
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Plastics Recycling 2018

Feb. 19-21, 2018
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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