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May 23, 2019

Survey finds that majority in Newfoundland oppose banning plastic shopping bags

The survey, conducted on behalf of the Canadian Plastics Industry Association, found that 55% of residents of the province oppose banning plastic shopping bags.

BASF announces plans to build its largest Asian plastics plant

The 60,000-metric-ton annual capacity engineering plastics compounding plant in Zhanjiang will meet rising demand for more sustainable automotive parts and lightweight materials for consumer products, BASF said.

Arburg building new assembly plant at central production site in Lossburg

To be opened in the second half of 2020, the facility will be used for building large injection molding machines and turnkey systems.

Graham Packaging commits to 100% reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging by 2025

The Lancaster, Pa.-based designer and molder of blow molded plastic containers recently signed the Ellen MacArthur Foundation New Plastics Economy Global Commitment.
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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

SPE Ontario Golf Tournament

May 31, 2019
Location: Milton, Ont.
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CPIA Plastics Industry Golf Tournament

June 19, 2019
Location: Etobicoke, Ont.
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