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May 30, 2019
TCL Asset Group - BB1

CPIA now accepting nominations for 2019 Leadership Awards

The Canadian Plastics Industry Association is accepting nominations until July 12 for awards in the Leader of the Year, Plastics Industry Young Leader, Canplast, Lifetime Achievement, Innovator, and Sustainability categories.

Arburg opens new subsidiary building in Thailand

Located in Samutprakarn, one of Thailand's leading industrial regions, the new facility is Arburg's largest showroom in Southeast Asia.

Polymer supplier Vinmar launches European distribution unit, Axia Plastics

Axia Plastics will initially have local sales, technical and customer service teams servicing the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Poland.

Plastics industry golf tournaments coming up

For fun and networking, here are some upcoming Canadian golf outings you're invited to play.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Wittmann - SS1

"NEW" Beside-the-press Screenless Granulators

Screenless technology for the most efficient and cost-effective grinding of engineered resins as well as styrenics, acrylics, and glass-fiber-reinforced materials. Evaluate the S-Max 2, S-Max2 Plus and the S-Max 3 (Illustrated) featuring theses standard features on all 3 models:

   •  Stainless steel regrind collection bin.
   •  Stainless steel hopper properly sound-dampened.
   •  Swivel outlet pipe.
   •  High level sensor for regrind bin level.
   •   window to provide visibility to the cutting chamber.

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Special Reports 
Special Reports

GreenMantra Technologies: Waste not, want not

By transforming post-consumer plastics into value-added polymers and waxes, this Brantford, Ont.-based clean technology company is offering processors a whole new world of specialty materials. » Read More
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

SPE Ontario Golf Tournament

May 31, 2019
Location: Milton, Ont.
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Profiles 2019

June 4-5, 2019
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
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CPIA Plastics Industry Golf Tournament

June 19, 2019
Location: Etobicoke, Ont.
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