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October 25, 2018

Worker dies in accident at Dow Canada plant in Alberta

The unidentified 47-year-old victim was killed on Oct. 24 after being pinned by a drum dumper, which loads material into a hopper, at Dow's polyethylene plant in Red Deer.

German automation supplier Hahn Group buys Rethink Robotics technology

Hahn has acquired all of the patents and trademarks from Boston-based Rethink, the collaborative robot maker that closed its doors in early October.

Covestro to cut 900 jobs in cost savings move

The decision is part of the German plastics and chemicals firm's plan to save 350 million euros by 2021.

Vertellus names former PolyOne exec John Van Hulle as CEO

Van Hulle retired from PolyOne in July 2017. Prior to that, he was the CEO of specialty and fine chemicals maker ChemDesign.
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Special Reports

EMMIE LEUNG: CPIA’s Leader of the Year

From bag lady to leading lady: Emmie Leung has risen from driving a rented van for her one-woman curbside recycling company to being the CEO of Emterra Group. » Read More
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Rotogran International is getting very big in granulation

Booming sales, a recent relocation into a bigger plant, and a deep dive into making larger granulators all signal the start of a new era for this Southern Ontario-based size reduction equipment manufacturer. » Read More

CAMM Annual General Meeting

Nov. 5, 2018
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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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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