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January 10, 2019

TricorBraun acquires flexible packager Pacific Bag

TricorBraun will combine Pacific Bag with its existing flexibles business, Taipak, to create TricorBraun Flex, a new business unit focused on flexible packaging.

Canadian vehicle sales down in December: Scotiabank

But auto purchases in the U.S. recorded their highest one-month total since October 2017, the new report from Scotiabank said.

Novatec names Bob Bessemer as VP of extrusion technology

Bessemer has more than 35 years of experience in the extrusion industry.

SPE accepting nominations for Thermoformer of the Year Award

The award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the thermoforming industry in a technical, educational or managerial capacity.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Here’s a first: BASF is making products with chemically recycled plastics

The German chemical maker is breaking new ground in the circular economy with plastic waste as a source of raw materials. » Read More
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

2019 Game Changer Award Gala

Jan. 15, 2019
Location: Toronto
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North American International Auto Show

Jan. 19-27, 2019
Location: Detroit
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12th Annual Packaging Conference

Feb. 4-6, 2019
Location: Las Vegas
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