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May 9, 2019
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3M to acquire medtech company Acelity for $6.7 billion

The acquisition is intended to bolster its 3M's medical solutions business.

Magna opens two new plants in China

The company's new plants in Changsha and Shanghai will produce lightweight, aerodynamic parts to help lower emissions and improve fuel economy for China customers.

Hot runner maker Runipsys opens new sales and service centre in Ontario

The France-based company has partnered with tool and die maker Jahn Engineering to establish the new facility.

ExxonMobil investing $2 billion to expand Texas chemical plant

The expansion of the company's facility in Baytown is expected to start up in 2022 and includes a new Vistamaxx performance polymer unit.
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

Polymers give early warning signs of stress

Researchers from Switzerland's University of Fribourg and Japan's Hokkaido University have devised a polymer with a sensor molecule that glows when it’s stretched, signalling that mechanical stress is building towards a catastrophic part failure. » Read More
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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

Plastics Recycling World Expo 2019

May 8-9, 2019
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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AceConnex tabletop show

May 9, 2019
Location: Mississauga, Ont.
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OCE Discovery

May 13-14, 2019
Location: Toronto
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