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January 15, 2019

StackTeck adds operations in South Korea

The 139,000-square-foot facility located in Hwaseong is Brampton, Ont.-based StackTeck's first moldmaking plant outside of North America.

U.S. plastics shipments, jobs rose in 2017: report

The U.S. plastics industry accounted for an estimate of $432.3 billion in shipments and 989,000 jobs in 2017, according to the 2018 Size & Impact Report, an annual publication of the Plastics Industry Association.

Sinochem buys ABS maker Elix Polymers

The purchase brings Elix’s modified plastics technologies to China, where Sinochem is headquartered, by setting up plants for ABS and ABS alloy material modified plastics.

Tooling Tech Group opens new corporate HQ in Michigan

The new 70,000-square-foot office in Macomb will also house manufacturing operations.
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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
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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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