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February 28, 2019
Webinar - BB1

New CEO for Wittmann Battenfeld

Rainer Weingraber, formerly of the Haas Group, has been named managing director and CEO of the Austria-based machinery maker.

Evonik to sell methacrylates business to investment group Advent

Evonik’s methacrylates business covers its methacrylates, acrylic products and CyPlus business lines, and some of the methacrylate resins activities.

First Ocean Cleanup mission failed because of material fatigue

The ambitious system failed on Dec. 29 when a 60-foot length of the device deployed in the so-called Great Pacific Garbage Patch between Hawaii and California broke off.

RJG opens injection molding training facility in Mexico

The joint training facility is located at Yanfeng Global Automotive Interiors’ manufacturing plant in Queretaro, Mexico.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Bendable, conductive polymer film for consumer electronics also has healthcare potential

Purdue University researchers are working to use a new polymer film, which could make smartphones more bendable, to create tailor-made sensors that could non-invasively monitor glucose levels, heart rate or other biomedical metrics. » Read More
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
Security Expo - BB2

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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Plastics Recycling 2019

March 11-13, 2019
Location: Baltimore, Ma.
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