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November 8, 2018

CCC buys two Canadian bottle molders

Atlanta, Ga.-based Consolidated Container Co. is expanding its footprint in Canada by acquiring Polybottle Group Ltd. and Humberline Packaging Inc. from Toronto’s ABC Group Inc.

Tekni-Plex acquires cleanroom film extruder, converter Beyers Plastics

Headquartered in Puurs, Belgium, Beyers will now become part of Tekni-Plex’s Tekni-Films business unit.

BASF invests in Chinese 3D printing developer Prismlab

The investment will enable Prismlab to further develop its pixel resolution enhanced 3D printing technology.

Clariant partners with Neste to replace fossil-based polymers

In the first phase of the partnership, the companies will start replacing fossil-based ethylene and propylene used in Clariant’s hot-melt adhesives with monomers derived from Neste's renewable feedstock.
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WITTMANN BATTENFELD – Satisfies all your processing requirements

The company’s expanding product range was demonstrated recently with 14 machines from the BATTENFELD PowerSeries line working in concert with numerous robotic and materials handling equipment from the auxiliary side of the WITTMANN innovative line-up. Wittmann continues to keep you up to date with all that’s new with their weekly newsletter. If you are not already receiving this newsletter and would like to keep informed, please send email to: to be included.

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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

Expoplast 2018

Nov. 14-14, 2018
Location: Montreal
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Compounding World Forum

Dec. 4-6, 2018
Location: Coral Springs, Fla.
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