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Beckhoff Automation opens office in Laval, Que.

The new office is designed to strengthen the company’s Canadian presence and boost local sales and support for its customers in the Greater Montreal region.

L.V. Lomas’ Canadian operation renamed IMCD Canada Ltd.

The name-change comes one year after the specialty chemical distributor was purchased by IMCD.

Total sells its polystyrene business in China to Ineos Styrolution

The deal includes the purchase of the wholly owned Chinese polystyrene business including two production sites in Ningbo and Foshan and two related offices in Guangzhou and Shanghai.

Borealis completes acquisition of Austrian plastics recycler Ecoplast

Ecoplast processes around 35,000 tonnes of post-consumer plastic waste from households and industrial consumers every year, turning them into LDPE and HDPE recyclates primarily for the plastic film market.
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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

Utech North America

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