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April 18, 2019
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Dual Spiral Systems wins patent case against Alpha Marathon

Alpha Marathon had been challenging ownership of DSS’ U.S. patent for its co-extrusion die technology through a series of legal proceedings in both Federal and Superior Court since 2005.

W. Amsler introduces first handled 64-ounce PET barrier growler for craft beer

Introduced at the recent Craft Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America show, the amber PET container is manufactured by W. Amsler at its Bolton, Ont. facility for packaging solutions provider JMS International Packaging.

Pretium Packaging acquires injection molder Olcott Plastics

The purchase of Olcott is designed to bolster Pretium's injection molding and personal care/beauty offerings.

Aurora Plastics buys TPE supplier Elastocon

Headquartered in Springfield, Ill., Elastocon supplies thermoplastic elastomers, including grades for overmolding, injection molding, and high-performance specialty applications.
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Special Reports

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

Good Chemistry 2019 Conference

May 1-2, 2019
Location: Ottawa
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SPE Extrusion Minitec+

May 1-2, 2019
Location: Charlotte, N.C.
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Plastics Recycling World Expo 2019

May 8-9, 2019
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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