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October 16, 2018
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Celanese buys Indian compounder Next Polymers

Celanese expects to operate Next Polymer’s thermoplastic compounding product portfolio and production capabilities within the company's engineered materials business.

Covestro to build new world-scale MDI plant in Texas

The project, which is expected to cost approximately US$1.72 billion, is the largest single investment in Covestro's history.

Magna opens seating plant in Czech Republic to serve BMW in Europe

With a production area measuring 6,000 square meters, the plant has the capacity to produce more than 360,000 seat sets per year.

Primex, ICC Industries founder John Farber wins lifetime achievement award

Called the “King of Chemicals”, the Romanian-born Farber moved to the U.S. and founded ICC Chemical Corp. in the 1950s, which played a key role in developing logistics and shipping expertise for the global movement of bulk chemicals.
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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

Emerging Technologies in Automation

Nov. 6, 2018
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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Expoplast 2018

Nov. 14-14, 2018
Location: Montreal
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