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November 13, 2018

Montreal’s Expoplast trade show kicks off on Nov. 14

The only plastics trade show in Canada this year, Expoplast will be held in the Palais des congrès de Montréal on Nov. 14 and 15, and is part of five other co-located manufacturing trade shows.

Canadian plastics pioneer Frank Maine passes away

Trained as a polymer chemist, Maine worked in Quebec and Ontario and was perhaps best known for his work on oriented polymer composites.

Krones acquires PET preform moldmaker MHT Holding

The purchase is intended to strengthen packaging provider Krones' PET capabilities.

Big gains forecast for global automotive plastic market: report

Spurred by rising disposable incomes and continuously changing lifestyles, the increasing production of cars and commercial vehicles will grow the global automotive plastic market at a CAGR of 11.91% from now until 2023, the new report from Research and Market said.
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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
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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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