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January 24, 2019
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Conair adds new service rep for Canada, Northeastern U.S.

FinCap Electrical and Mechanical Inc., of Newmarket, Ont., will handle installation, automation, control, and repair services for Conair's auxiliary equipment.

EU Commission clears BASF’s acquisition of Solvay’s nylon business

The commission said the approval was conditional on the “divestiture of a remedy package" that will avoid nylon price increases in the EU region.

Former Wittmann Battenfeld executive Matt McCabe killed in ATV accident

McCabe, most recently a principal of plastics rep firm Great Lakes Machinery & Automation in Fremont, Ohio, once served as Wittmann's first international key account manager.

Constantia Flexibles buys majority stake in Russian packaging supplier TT-print

The deal is intended to boost Constantia's position in the Russian pharma packaging industry.
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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