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July 16, 2019
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Hillenbrand buying Milacron for $2 billion

The combined company is expected to generate annual sales of approximately US$3 billion and free cash flow of more than US$325 million by 2021.

Chevron Phillips, Qatar Petroleum sign $8 billion petrochemical deal

In their second major deal in the past few weeks, the two companies have agreed to jointly pursue development of a new petrochemical plant in the Gulf Coast region of the U.S.

Tekni-Plex purchases South American closure liner manufacturer Geraldiscos

Geraldiscos manufactures closure liners and induction seals for a wide variety of container types – including PP, PE, HDPE, PVC, and PET – to the South American food, chemical, automotive, and healthcare marketplace.

Dynamic Conveyor hires new sales manager

The conveying system supplier has appointed John Stong, an industrial machine manufacturing industry veteran, to fill the role.
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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
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

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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Polymers in Flooring

Sept. 17-18, 2019
Location: Atlanta, Ga.
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