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February 14, 2019

Plastics Industry Association begins search for new president, CEO

The Washington, D.C.-based association has hired executive search firm Heidrick & Struggles to find a replacement for Bill Carteaux, who passed away in December.

Chroma Color expands by acquiring Polymer Concentrates

Headquartered in Clinton, Mass., Polymer Concentrates develops and manufactures colour concentrates for the international plastics industry.

Kenneth Leonard, former Packaging Association of Canada leader, passes away

Leonard held various positions at the Packaging Association of Canada, and most recently worked as business manager for the packaging division of SGS/Evolution Designworks.

Clariant increased sales, profitability and operating cash flow in 2018

Clariant's plastics & coatings division increased sales by one per cent, with particularly strong regional expansion in Latin America.
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Innovations Magazine 1st Edition in 2019 Now Available

This edition of the Wittmann Battenfeld quarterly “Innovations Magazine” is now available with articles from the world of plastic processing.

  • Injection Molding in Germany: Winkelmann,
  • High-speed robots at Plastisud, France
  • Evolution of the robot control
  • Italy: Cornaglia drying system
  • Feeding shaft for Wittmann granulators
  • Group news from Austria and Ukraine.

Click here to download and read the full pdf version
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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
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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

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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