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March 21, 2019
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Quebec’s IPL Plastics buys Belgian packaging supplier Loomans

Loomans will be integrated into IPL’s consumer packaging solutions business in Europe.

Newfoundland and Labrador seeking public input on possible plastic bag ban

The province has established a survey asking residents and others about their opinions on the possibility of banning single-use retail plastic bags.

Engel signs plastics economy global commitment

The injection molding machine maker has become one of the first machinery suppliers to sign onto the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment of the Ellen MacArthur Foundation.

Investment firm Sterling Group buys packaging products maker Polychem

Headquartered in Mentor, Ohio, Polychem molds PET and polypropylene strapping.
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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

ANTEC 2019 Detroit

March 18-21, 2019
Location: Detroit
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Plastico Brazil

March 25, 2019
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
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ProFood Tech 2019

March 26-28, 2019
Location: Chicago
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