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July 4, 2019
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Tekni-Plex purchases Italian healthcare packaging manufacturer Lameplast

Lameplast, the twelfth acquisition made by Tekni-Plex in the past five years, will become part of its global Tekni-Films business.

Milacron considering selling its Cimcool division: report

Bloomberg sources say the plastics machinery maker is working with an adviser to look at options for the unit, which produces coolants and lubricants for industrial machinery.

CPIA names 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Joel Rudolph of Farnell Packaging was elected Chair of the Board; and Mark Lichtblau of Inteplast Bags and Films Corp., Haremar Plastic Manufacturing Division, was elected as Treasurer.

Gelest acquires polymer maker Bimax

The acquisition bolsters Gelest's portfolio of specialty materials and solutions.
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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. » Learn More
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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

30th Annual Vinyl Compounders Conference

July 14-16, 2019
Location: Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.
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Automotive Seating Innovators Summit

July 29-31, 2019
Location: Detroit, Mich.
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LSR 2019

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