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March 12, 2019

Ontario government weighs ban on single-use plastics

In a new discussion paper, the Province is asking the public for input on how to reduce litter and waste.

Berry buying packaging supplier RPC Group for $4.4 billion

Berry’s offer trumped a rival purchase offer made by private equity firm Apollo Global Management, and will create one of the world’s largest plastic packaging companies.

DuPont investing $220 million at specialty films plant in Ohio

The investment will expand production of the company's Kapton-brand polyimide film and Pyralux-brand flexible circuit materials.

Ravago buys rubber, specialty chemical distributor H.B. Chemical

Headquartered in Twinsburg, Ohio, H.B. Chemical supplies synthetic rubber, accelerators, plasticizers, antioxidants, waxes, and other specialty chemicals.
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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
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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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Plastics Recycling 2019

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

March 18-21, 2019
Location: Detroit
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ProFood Tech 2019

March 26-28, 2019
Location: Chicago
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