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December 20, 2018

BASF exiting bioplastics JV with Avantium

Citing a disagreement over the deal’s interpretation, BASF is pulling out of its Synvina bioplastics joint venture agreement with Avantium, which was formed in 2016.

Covestro adding new PC film production line in Thailand

Covestro calls the new line a first step in its global capacity expansion for films.

Magna buying Spanish automotive seat maker Viza Geca SL

The acquisition gives Magna four new facilities and more than 1,100 new employees.

Diversified Plastics buys assets of Pacific Plastics Injection Molding

Headquartered in California, Pacific Plastics Injection Molding offers custom plastic injection molding as well as design and custom moldmaking services.
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

Using sunlight to make polymers

Researchers at Rice University are developing a way to use sunlight to grow functional synthetic polymers using photosensitive quantum dots as a catalyst. » Read More
Special Reports

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

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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