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October 2, 2018
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Canada, U.S. reach new trade deal to replace NAFTA

The agreement provides increased access to Canada’s dairy market for U.S. producers, limits the number of cars and the value of automobile parts that Canada can ship to the U.S. without paying higher duties, and preserves key dispute-resolution provisions.

CPIA makes new commitment to Operation Clean Sweep

The industry association’s newest Clean Sweep initiative involves getting all CPIA member companies to be signatories participating in the program by 2022.

Davis-Standard invests $2 million to expand feedscrew manufacturing capacity

The investment involves the installation of Davis-Standard’s fourth CNC machining centre, which will enable the company to increase feedscrew production by over 25 per cent.

Sun Chemical names Myron Petruch as president and CEO

Effective Jan. 1, 2019, Petruch assumes leadership of Parsippany, N.J.-based Sun Chemical after serving as president of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments and general manager of the Pigments Products Division since 2008.
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

New technology lets processors get smart with artificial intelligence

A new machine learning solution developed by Montreal-based AxiPolymer Inc. is designed to make it easier for large-sized plastics processors to embrace artificial intelligence. » Read More
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

SPE Automotive TPO Conference

Oct. 7-10, 2018
Location: Troy, Mich.
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Annual Blow Molding Conference

Oct. 8-10, 2018
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
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