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October 9, 2018
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SPE announces winners of Thermoforming Conference parts competition

Profile Plastics, of Lake Bluff, Ill., took the top awards for its medical cart enclosure application.

Canadian vehicle purchases dropped in September: Scotiabank

But auto sales in the U.S. jumped to an annualised level of more than 17 million units in September, Scotiabank said, beating expectations.

Magna sells its fluid pressure and controls business for $1.23 billion

The sale to South Korea-based Hanon Systems reflects Magna’s focus on being a “full-system supplier of transmission and other driveline-related systems,” Magna said.

Borealis to build world-scale PDH plant in Belgium

The plant – which will have a targeted production capacity of 750,000 tonnes per year – is scheduled to start up in the first half of 2022.
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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
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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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