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May 16, 2019

Milacron selling Uniloy business to private equity firms

The business is being sold to U.S.-based investment firms Osgood Capital Group LLC and Cyprium Investment Partners LLC for an undisclosed amount.

Mexico City passes ban on plastic bags, single-use utensils

Set to come into force in December 2020 or January 2021, the ban will include such articles as non-biodegradable plastic bags, straws, cutlery, cups, and coffee capsules.

SPE names Thomas Haglin as Thermoformer of the Year

Haglin is CEO and owner of Baxter, Minn.-based diversified thermoformer Lindar Corp., and also the owner and CEO of tooling supplier Avantech.

Perrigo acquires toothbrush maker, oral health care provider Ranir

Headquartered in Grand rapids, Mich., Ranir molds toothbrushes, and also makes teeth whiteners, dental floss, and flossers.
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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

Rapid + TCT 2019

May 21-23, 2019
Location: Detroit
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SPE Ontario Golf Tournament

May 31, 2019
Location: Milton, Ont.
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