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June 18, 2019
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ExxonMobil, Sabic proceeding with chemical plant construction in Texas

Construction of the chemical facility and a 1.8 million metric ton ethane steam cracker in San Patricio County, Texas will begin in the third quarter of 2019 and startup is anticipated by 2022.

W. Amsler makes first commercial sale for its PET barrier growler

The beer growler was sold to Arch Brewing, of Newmarket, Ont., as a lightweight, event-friendly plastic alternative to glass.

Nordson names Sundaram Nagarajan as new president and CEO

Nagarajan will succeed Michael Hilton, who is stepping down after almost 10 years with the company, effective August 1.

SPE Thermoforming Division adds new categories in annual Parts Competition

The program rewards advances in thermoforming design and application.
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New Econo-Purge quickly, economically and effectively removes old resin and color residue in extrusion, injection and blow molding operations. Purge also works on hot runners and thoroughly purges manifolds with gates as small as 30 thousandths. Free trial sample at
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Special Reports

Customer Relationship Management software gets smart

A new machine learning solution from Montreal-based AxiPolymer Inc. is designed to boost the effectiveness of CRM software. » Read More
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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
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CPIA Plastics Industry Golf Tournament

June 19, 2019
Location: Etobicoke, Ont.
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SPE Quebec Annual Golf Tournament  

June 20, 2019
Location: Saint-Hyacinthe, Que.
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Multilayer Flexible Packaging 2019

June 25, 2019
Location: Chicago, Ill.
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