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Canadian automotive sector will face decreasing demand, report says

A Conference Board of Canada report predicts that dwindling demand in the U.S., reduced interest in vehicle ownership by American millennials, and the aging of baby boomers will result in a decline in Canadian automotive exports over the next five years.


Graham Engineering installs a first in China

The Graham Mega 26 dual-parison system produces 46,800 bottles per hour to meet the demands of a leading Chinese packaging supplier.


ProAmpac buys Bonita Pioneer Packaging Products

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Bonita specializes in paper packaging products including custom and stock shopping bags, merchandise bags, foodservice packaging, and folding cartons.


Maag Pumps buys German machinery maker Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen

Ettlinger Kunststoffmaschinen specializes in the development and manufacture of high performance continuous melt filters and injection molding machines.
 
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Special Reports 
 
Special Reports

Kal Polymers is growing strong after 25 years

As it hits the quarter-century mark, the Mississauga, Ont.-based compounder is heading off into new directions. » Read More
 
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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2018 North American International Auto Show

Jan. 20-28, 2018
Location: Detroit, Mich.
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The Packaging Conference

Feb. 5-7, 2018
Location: Orlando, Fla.
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Plastics Recycling 2018

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