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July 11, 2019
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Canada’s Woodbridge Foam investing $100 million on upgrades, research centre in Ontario

The investment, which includes $20 million from the federal government, will help create and maintain more than 800 jobs and establish a new Centre of Excellence.

Reifenhäuser breaks ground on new production facility

The new 3,000-square-meter production and assembly hall for flat dies at the company's headquarters in Troisdorf, Germany is scheduled to open in spring 2020.

Canadian auto sales fell in June, Scotiabank says

U.S. auto sales continued its above-trend growth in June following an equally strong performance in May, according to Scotiabank's latest Auto News Flash.

SPE Thermoforming Division awards scholarships to five students

The recipients are four undergraduates and one graduate student, and will support their continuing studies and active participation in plastics.
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

Straw maker Stone Straw fights back with bioplastic straws

Traditional plastic straws are an endangered species nowadays, which is why this well-known Brantford, Ont.-based extruder is making the move to an eco-friendly plant-based alternative. » Read 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

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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