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Fire destroys Ont.-based pool supply molder Vinyl Works Canada

A "catastrophic electrical failure" caused a Feb. 6 fire at Vinyl Works Canada's Port Colborne, Ontario, facility that destroyed the plant.


Barrie-based Canplas Industries launches multimillion-dollar expansion

Canplas, plus two Barrie, Ont.-based tooling suppliers, are receiving funding from the Ontario provincial government.


PolyOne to begin TPE production in India

Additives and colourants maker PolyOne will begin production of TPEs this summer at its existing facility in Pune, India.


RTP Co. to open new plant in Poland

The new 86,000-square-foot facility in Wroclaw is expected to open in summer of 2018, and is anticipated to employ about 25 workers.
 
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Special Reports

Fanta reborn in new spiral PET bottle

Seven decades after the Coca-Cola Co. introduced its popular Fanta product, the bottle style was starting to look tired. Which is why Coca-Cola partnered with Sidel, a division of packaging supplier Sidel Group, to rejuvenate the Fanta brand in a new “spiral” PET bottle redesign. » Read More
 
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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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Plastics Recycling 2018

Feb. 19-21, 2018
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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Americas Polyester Industry Conference

Feb. 21-22, 2018
Location: Houston, Texas
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JEC World 2018

March 6-8, 2018
Location: Paris, France
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