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Toray acquires TenCate Advanced Composites

Tokyo-based Toray, said to be the world’s largest carbon fibre manufacturer, will pay 930 million euros for TenCate to shore up its thermoplastic composites capabilities.

Big turnout for Arburg’s Technology Days

Injection molding machine maker Arburg GmbH + Co. KG drew approximately 6,300 invited guests from 54 nations to the most recent staging of its annual Technology Days event, held from March 14 to 17 at its HQ in Lossburg, Germany.

After delay, SPE will honour Thermoformer of the Year

One year late, the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Thermoforming Division will honour plastics industry veteran Robert Porsche as the 2017 Thermoformer of the Year. The award presentation was postponed from 2017 because of Hurricane Irma.

US Extruders hires industry veteran as director of sales

The Westerly, R.I.-based company has tapped extrusion industry veteran Stephen Montalto for the position.
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Integrity Tool & Mold and KraussMaffei partner for big projects

Custom machinery and a collaborative approach helped Integrity bring more business back to its Windsor, Ont. HQ and expand its facility in Queretaro, Mexico. » Read More
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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

Conductive Plastics 2018

March 20-21, 2018
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
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11th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum

March 27-29, 2018
Location: Montreal
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