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February 12, 2019

Investment firm One Rock buys Nexeo’s plastics business

The $640 million deal will create a standalone plastics distribution business, and follows Nexeo’s pending acquisition by Univar Inc.

Husky unveils new technology to cut delivery times, costs

Called the next-generation operating model, or NGOM, the technology has been introduced at Husky's factory in Dudelange, Luxembourge.

Toray Plastics (America) expands OPP film production

The launch of the new, high-speed metallization equipment is the next phase of Toray’s multi-year growth plan first announced in 2016.

PPC Flexible Packaging buys HFM Packaging Ltd.

Headquartered in Wisconsin, HFM produces packaging solutions for cosmetics, personal care, pharma, food, and industrial applications.
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Special Reports

Techflow Design & Manufacturing is moving on up

This Ontario-based blown film machinery and plastic extrusion equipment maker has a good reason for expanding into a new, larger facility in Mississauga: its business is booming. » Read More
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

International Polyolefins Conference

Feb. 24-27, 2019
Location: Houston
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Plastics in Motion 2019

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

March 5-6, 2019
Location: Dearborn, Mich.
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