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June 25, 2019
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Chevron Phillips offers $15 billion for Nova Chemicals, report says

The Reuters news agency reports that Chevron Phillips, based in the Woodlands, Texas, was bidding more than $15 billion for Calgary-based Nova.

Takaya Sugimura is new president of Yushin America

Sigimura succeeds Michiari Ota, who has finished his five-year tenure as head of the Cranston, R.I.-based robot maker.

Engel names Michael Traxler as head of its mold technology division

Industry veteran Traxler joined Engel in 2015 and previously headed the company’s packaging business unit in North America.

Chevron Phillips, Qatar team up for giant petrochemical project in Middle East

The new petrochemical plant will be built in Qatar, and will produce ethylene and HDPE when it comes online by 2025.
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K 2019 in Düsseldorf from 16 to 23 October

Over 3000 exhibitors from more than 60 countries participate at K 2019, known as “The World’s No. 1 Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber”. K is the performance barometer for the entire industry and its global marketplace for innovations. It underscores its special position not only through its popularity with the global industry but also by addressing the current challenges of its sector, first and foremost in regard to “plastics for sustainable development” and the “circular economy”. These not only will be among the hot topics touched on at the exhibitors’ stands but will also be covered in the supporting programme. » Further Details
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Special Reports

PET Technologies says aloha to Hawaiian water bottler

As part of its push into North America, the Austria-based maker of blow molding machines recently sold an APF-6004 automatic stretch blow molding unit for PET bottles to Hawaiian bottled water supplier Waiākea Water. » Read More
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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

Sensors Expo & Conference

June 25-27, 2019
Location: San Jose, Calif.
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30th Annual Vinyl Compounders Conference

July 14-16, 2019
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
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LSR 2019

Sept. 9-12, 2019
Location: Schaumburg, Ill.
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