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W. Amsler moving to expanded facility in Bolton, Ontario

The blow molding machine maker – which has been located in Richmond Hill, Ont. since 1999 – will move into a 34,000-square-foot Bolton facility on Aug. 1.

Engel establishing global mold network

Austria-based injection molding machiner maker Engel Group is establishing what it calls a “decentralized” network of mold experts in its sales regions – including North America – to customize its products for the regional characteristics of various markets.

Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s, The Keg and other restaurants will eliminate plastic straws

Recipe Unlimited – which owns these and other chains – plans to eliminate plastic straws from its entire restaurant network by March 2019, to be replaced by paper straws.

Carolina Color acquires competitor Chroma Corp.

Chroma produces custom formulated masterbatch colours, dry colours, additive concentrates, and pre-colour compounds for the packaging, electronic, safety, automotive, recreational, medical, and consumer products industries.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Hamilton Plastic Systems is being reborn in the U.S.A.

Mississauga, Ont.-based auxiliary equipment maker Hamilton Plastic Systems is reinventing itself by expanding its product offerings and making a deep dive into the American marketplace. » Read More
Special Reports

“Infinitely” recyclable plastic invented

A new type of plastic developed by scientists at Colorado State University can – in theory, at least – be recycled over and over again. » Read More

Polymer Chemistry 2018

August 27-28, 2018
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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Utech North America

Sept. 11-13, 2018
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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