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May 14, 2019
Piovan - BB1

187 countries agree to restrict global plastic waste trade

Under this new United Nations agreement, any country that wants to send shipments of plastic waste would have to get approval from the prospect recipient country’s government first, giving them the right to refuse the plastic waste.

Canadian auto parts maker Hematite to open second U.S. location

The Guelph, Ont.-based company is investing US$11.5 million to establish a production facility in Fayetteville, Tenn.

DSM expands in India with acquisition of SRF’s specialty materials business

SRF’s engineering plastics business realized sales of about US$37 million in 2018 and has seen double-digit growth in recent years, DSM said.

Vinmar Polymers names national account manager for Canada

The Houston, Tex.-based polymer reseller and distributor has appointed Cole McGuffin to the position.
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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
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

OCE Discovery

May 13-14, 2019
Location: Toronto
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Rapid + TCT 2019

May 21-23, 2019
Location: Detroit
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