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July 23, 2019
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Clariant selling healthcare packaging business to Arsenal Capital

The business unit – which generated sales of around 135 million Swiss francs in 2018 – has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., France, China and India, and employs approximately 600 employees.

Ford cutting 200 jobs at Oakville, Ont. auto assembly plant

In a statement, Ford said the layoffs are the result of a "long-standing practice of matching production with consumer demand."

Tooling supplier Chiron America taps former Husky exec as its new president, CEO

Steve Morris, Chiron America’s new president and CEO, previously worked in leadership positions with Husky Injection Molding Systems and also with Milacron.

New vice president for purging compound maker Sun Plastech

The company, which manufactures and distributes AsaClean purging compounds, has appointed Phani Nagaraj to the position.
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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