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January 17, 2019
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Industry group commits $1 billion to end plastic waste

Composed of more than two dozen companies – including some of the world's largest chemical suppliers – the new Alliance to End Plastic Waste wants to increase its total to $1.5 billion to work on the problem during the next five years.

Magna expects 2019 sales to be hurt by a variety of factors

The auto parts maker anticipates that the strong U.S. dollar, the sale of its fluid pressure and controls business, and GM plant closures will negatively impact its bottom line this year.

Alpha Poly completes installation of W&H Miraflex II 10-colour press

Officially launched in December, the new machine adds to Brampton, Ont.-based Alpha Poly's flexible packaging capabilities.

Inteva workers walk off job in Ontario in protest of upcoming GM plant closure

Inteva’s plant in Whitby, Ont. supplies components such as headliners, floor consoles, and instrument panels for the Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS.
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

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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Thermoplastic Concentrates 2019

Jan. 29-31, 2019
Location: Coral Springs, Fla.
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