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January 29, 2019
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Walmart Canada announces new plastic waste reduction plan

The retail giant has released a new Charter on Plastics, which it says builds on its 2016 commitment to have 100 per cent recyclable private brand packaging by 2025.

Chase Plastic Services now distributing Sabic materials in North America

Clarkson, Mich.-based Chase is now representing chemical maker Sabic’s complete line of specialty engineering resins – including Noryl-brand PPO/PPE, Ultem-brand polyetherimide and LNP-brand compounds and copolymers – in Canada, the U.S., and Mexico.

AceTronic organizing one-day tabletop show for plastics processors

Called “AceConnex”, the show will take place in Mississauga, Ont. on May 9, and will address some of the common problems facing injection molders, blowmolders, extruders, and other plastic processors.

Toshiba taps industry vet Chuck Gorman as national sales manager

Gorman previously owned and managed Florida Plastics Machinery, a rep agency selling a broad range of systems, including those from Toshiba Machine, for 20 years.
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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

Thermoplastic Concentrates 2019

Jan. 29-31, 2019
Location: Coral Springs, Fla.
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12th Annual Packaging Conference

Feb. 4-6, 2019
Location: Las Vegas
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