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February 5, 2019
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Erema buys majority stake in recycling machine maker Plasmac

Erema has acquired 60 per cent of recycling equipment firm Plasmac Srl to further expand its range of tailor-made plastic recycling solutions for in-house applications.

R.D. Abbott now distributing Lord Corp.’s adhesives and coatings in Canada

The new distribution agreement includes Lord Corp.’s Chemlok, Flocklok, in-mold bonding adhesives, co-laminated Chemlok film, LokRelease, and Sipiol adhesives and coatings.

Coatings supplier Applied Plastics bought by private equity firm

Vance Street Capital LLC, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm.The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.This is Los Angeles-based private equity firm Vance Street Capital’s fourth investment in the medical space in the past three years.

Townsend Solutions named as first SPE Preferred Partner

The SPE Preferred Partner program was launched in 2018, and recognizes converters, manufacturers, solutions providers and product distributors that have demonstrated leadership and innovation in the plastics industry.
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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

12th Annual Packaging Conference

Feb. 4-6, 2019
Location: Las Vegas
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Plastics in Motion 2019

March 4-7, 2019
Location: Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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