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October 2, 2018
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Magna partners with Altran to create engineering centre in Morocco

The joint venture will support Morocco's growing automotive export production.

Rohrer buys retail packaging maker Transparent Container

Headquartered in Addison, Ill., Transparent Container designs and manufactures blister and club packaging, clamshells, and printed plastic and paperboard folding cartons.

Bayport Polymers to double polyethylene capacity at Texas site

The new unit will use Borstar technology and more than double the site’s polyethylene capacity to 1.1 million tonnes per year, with a start-up scheduled in 2021.

Blow molded plastic bottle market will grow by four per cent annually to 2022: report

Growth will be led by the rising adoption of PET packaging, the report from market research firm Technavio says.
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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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