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Pregis completes acquisition of FP International

First announced last month, the deal includes five manufacturing facilities.

Starbucks proposed plastic straw ban draws fire from disability rights groups

Starbucks announced on July 9 that it would phase out plastic straws from its stores by 2020. In the past few days, however, several U.S.-based groups have protested the policy, saying it will exclude some people with disabilities.

Simcoe Plastics now co-distributing two new CPC grades in Canada

The Barrie, Ont.-based company has partnered with DME-Milacron to distribute two new Fresh Start Polymers’ commercial purging compound grades in Canada.

Carolina Color appoints Tom Bolger as CEO

Bolger, a 30-plus-year veteran of the colour and additive concentrate business, is the former CEO of Chroma Color Corp., which Carolina Color acquired last week.
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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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