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Construction products maker Vicwest expanding in Stratford, Ont.

The Oakville, Ont.-based company – which makes PVC trimboards, columns, moldings, and accents – will also move its offices to Burlington, Ont.

NPE2018 to feature new Medical Parts Processing Zone

The new sector-specific zone, to be located on the show floor in the South Building, will focus on plastics materials, processes and technology advances for medical devices and diagnostics in healthcare industries.

Evonik buying high-concentrates additive compounding business from 3M

The deal includes the Accurel brand product portfolio which is produced in Obernburg, Germany, as well as the Obernburg production facility with approximately 25 jobs which will be retained.

Fanuc marks production of 500,000th robot

In April, Fanuc announced plans to build a new factory in Chikusei City, Japan, scheduled to open in August 2018, which will increase its robot capacity from 6,000 to 11,000 units per month.
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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
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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

Global Pouch West

Dec. 5, 2017
Location: Anaheim, Calif.
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Plastics Recycling 2018

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