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April 30, 2019
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Thousands sign petition to bring back McDonald’s plastic straws in U.K.

A petition on the survey site 38 Degrees urges the restaurant chain to return to plastic straws.

Parker Hannifin buying adhesives, coatings maker Lord Corp. for $3.6 billion

The purchase of Cary, N.C.-based Lord will expand Parker Hannifin’s engineered materials business.

Sepro Mexico expands sales and service organization

The France-based robotic automation maker is also integrating its Mexican operations more closely with its recently expanded North American hub in the U.S.

Beverage and beauty product suppliers aim to change PET plastic recycling

Beverage makers Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo, and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe have announced a major partnership with Carbios, a bio-industrial solutions company, and beauty leader L’Oréal aimed at advancing the circular economy.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

A new chapter begins for En-Plas

After 31 years in the same plant, well-known machinery sales firm En-Plas Inc. has moved into a new, more efficient headquarters in Toronto. » Read More
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

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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