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LyondellBasell completes $2.25 billion Schulman acquisition

The combined operations will create the largest compounding company in the world with some 6,600 employees and annual revenue expected to exceed $4.6 billion.

GN Thermoforming winning new orders for its new GN800 unit

The Chester, N.S.-based company has received multiple orders from Canadian and American processors for its new GN800 Thermoformer, and expects further increased business activity over the next several months in the U.S, Mexico, and the Caribbean.

Teijin to acquire Inapal to expand European automotive business

Inapal, headquartered in Portugal, is a Tier One supplier of composite components to the automotive and heavy truck industries.

Specialty extruder Pexco acquires Custom Extrusion Inc.

Custom Extrusion is a profile extruder with facilities in Sheffield, Mass. and Asheboro, N.C.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Ontario firm pops the lid on a new concept in peelable IMLs

Created by Mississauga, Ont.-based packaging design firm KBS Impact Inc., the lids can save container weight – and costs – by using a peelable in-mold label that that acts as a tamper-evident seal. » Read More
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

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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