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EU proposes ban on plastic straws, cutlery

The draft rules would ban the 10 single-use plastic products said to make up 70 per cent of all marine litter, including plastic cotton swabs, plates, and swizzle sticks.

Nova, Total and Borealis close their petrochemical JV

The joint venture, named Bayport Polymers LLC, is 50 per cent owned by Total and 50 per cent owned by Novealis Holdings LLC, a joint venture between Borealis and Nova.

SPE picks Plastics for Life award winners

Blow molded parts picked up the majority of awards at the Plastics for Life Global Parts Competition held by the Society of Plastics Engineers during its recent Antec 2018 event, held from May 7-10 in Orlando, Fla.

Starlinger acquires tape and monofilament maker Barmag Spinnzwirn

Vienna-based plastics machinery manufacturer Starlinger & Co. GmbH has acquired the Barmag Spinnzwirn tape and monofilament business unit of Germany-based filament spinning system maker Oerlikon.
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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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