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Dri-Air Industries founder Charles Sears passes away

The 78-year-old Sears started drying system manufacturer Dri-Air in 1985, and was a noted authority on the science of drying technology and applications and held several patents.

Magna lowers 2018 outlook over uncertainty caused by tariffs, trade negotiations

The Canadian automotive parts maker – which has manufacturing operations in all three NAFTA countries, China and throughout Europe – reduced its estimate for total sales in 2018 by 1.4 per cent from its previous outlook.

Americhem adding TPE/TPU compounding line at China plant

The masterbatch supplier is expanding operations at its Suzhou, China, plant with a new, state-of-the-art extrusion line for soft polymer compounding; this is the second expansion in three years for the facility.

Calvin Wallace named new managing director of Beckhoff Automation Ltd. in Canada

Wallace succeeds retiring managing director Joe Ottenhof, who will take a seat on the company’s board of directors.
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WITTMANN BATTENFELD – Satisfies all your processing requirements

The company’s expanding product range was demonstrated recently with 14 machines from the BATTENFELD PowerSeries line working in concert with numerous robotic and materials handling equipment from the auxiliary side of the WITTMANN innovative line-up. Wittmann continues to keep you up to date with all that’s new with their weekly newsletter. If you are not already receiving this newsletter and would like to keep informed, please send email to: to be included.

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Special Reports

Techstar Plastics: Prospering in Port Perry

As they hit a milestone, the owners of rotational molder Techstar Plastics look back on four decades of stress and success. » Read More
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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

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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