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U.S. molder buys Ontario-based Horizon Plastics for $63 million

Cobourg, Ont.-based Horizon has been purchased by Core Molding Technologies, of Columbus, Ohio, a North American compounder of custom sheet molding compound and molder of fibreglass reinforced plastics.

Record-setting vehicle sales resumed in Canada in January: report

But daily rental volumes dampened U.S. sales, the report from Scotiabank said.

Huntsman Corp. founder Jon Huntsman passes away

After founding Huntsman Container Co. in 1970, he developed the revolutionary polystyrene “clamshell” container used by fast food restaurants like McDonald’s in 1974. In 1982, Huntsman formed Huntsman Chemical Co. in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Incoe expands into Mexico

Hot runner supplier Incoe Corp. has acquired a new 4,000-square-foot facility in the Mexican city of Querétaro.
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Montreal start-up wants to fast-track your R&D

AxiPolymer Inc., a new product development firm that specializes in the polymer industry, is on a mission to help small and mid-sized plastics companies design and develop innovative products. » Read More
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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

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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JEC World 2018

March 6-8, 2018
Location: Paris, France
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