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April 9, 2019

Thousands of responses to Newfoundland and Labrador plastic bag ban survey

The province's Environment department says that a decision on the possibility of banning single-use plastic bags is coming in the "near future".

Borealis beefs up automotive compounds capacity in North America

Chemical supplier Borealis AG has announced that its new compounding plant in Taylorsville, North Carolina, has come on stream during Q1 2019 as planned, with the inauguration of the facility scheduled for May 16.

Tessy Plastics acquires automation and injection mold tooling companies

In a bid to beef up its custom robotic automation and injection molding services, U.S.-based Tessy Plastics Corp. has acquired NuTec Tooling Systems Inc. and Custom Tool & Design.

Synventive Molding files lawsuit against INglass and HRSflow

The lawsuit springs from a 2014 technology license that granted INglass and its hot runner division HRSflow GmbH access to Synventive's SynFlow technology; the license has now expired.
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Montreal researchers create plastic from lobster shells

McGill University researchers have developed a new chemical process that could turn lobster, shrimp, and crab shells into biodegradable plastic. » Read More
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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

Automate 2019

April 8-11, 2019
Location: Chicago
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ProFood Tech 2019

April 9-11, 2019
Location: Dallas
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Good Chemistry 2019 Conference

May 1-2, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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