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Vancouver to ban plastic straws, foam cups and containers by June 2019

The decision is drawing criticism from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, which noted that a recent public opinion survey shows the ban is highly unpopular with Vancouver residents.

Auto parts supplier Grammer buying U.S. component maker Toledo Molding & Die

The acquisition is designed to diversify Grammer's footprint in making thermoplastic applications for the automotive industry.

China to cut auto import taxes as of July 1

Charges for many imported vehicles will be cut from 25 per cent to 15 per cent, the country's Finance Ministry said.

Plastic bag among garbage found at bottom of the Mariana Trench

Newly-released photos and video footage show plastic is among the garbage at the deepest point in the ocean.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Brampton Engineering and Polytarp Products make a dynamic duo

Polytarp Products got its start by making tarpaulins, and then became famous supplying plastic film for the construction industry. But it has reinvented itself over the past 10 years as a go-to supplier for high-barrier food packaging – and blown film machinery maker Brampton Engineering has been there every step of the way. » Read More
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PET Technologies is crossing the pond

After almost 20 years of selling its blow molding machines and blow molds into Europe, the Middle East, and Asia, Austria-based PET Technologies has now set its sights on North America. » Read More

CAMM Golf Day

June 3, 2018
Location: McGregor, Ont.
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CTMA Annual Golf Tournament

June 5, 2018
Location: Dorchester, Ont.
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CPIA Annual Golf Tournament

June 13, 2018
Location: Bolton, Ont.
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