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December 13, 2018
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Contest winner’s idea to ban single-use plastics will become private member’s bill in Ottawa

Ben Korving is the winner of the Create Your Canada contest, which allows people to submit ideas for new laws – and his idea was to reduce single-use plastics in food packaging.

Nestlé Waters says it will achieve 25 per cent recycled plastic use by 2021

To hit this target, the company is expanding its relationship with recycled resin supplier Plastrec Inc., of Joliette, Que.

KraussMaffei appoints Tobias Daniel as new vice president of global sales for IMM

A sales, marketing, and business development veteran, Daniel was mostly employed as the vice president of sales and marketing at Comau, an industrial automation company in Turin, Italy.

M. Holland signs North American distribution agreement with Borealis

The thermoplastic resins distributor is now the North American distributor of PP from Borealis’ new PP compounding facility in Taylorsville, N.C., as well as imported PP, polyethylene, and Queo polyolefin plastomers and elastomers.
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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. Follow this link for our complete range of equipment...
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As sales go up, MAGUIRE CANADA doubles down on service

The Vaughan, Ont.-based auxiliary equipment supplier uses its crack service team – and backup service provider M.T. Innovations – to get the job done. » Read More
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ADDITIVE METAL MANUFACTURING wants to make you more competitive

This Concord, Ont.-based engineering and design consulting firm is rewriting the book on mold heat removal. And it might just be the kick in the pants that Canada’s plastics processors need to start kicking butt globally. » Read More

ArabPlast 2019

Jan. 5-8, 2019
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2019 Game Changer Award Gala

Jan. 15, 2019
Location: Toronto
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12th Annual Packaging Conference

Feb. 4-6, 2019
Location: Las Vegas
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