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July 25, 2019
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Coca-Cola, PepsiCo are leaving Plastics Industry Association

Facing mounting pressure over contributions to plastic pollution, the two beverage giants are cutting ties this year with the U.S.-based plastics trade association.

Clariant CEO Ernesto Occhiello resigns after 10 months

Occhiello’s departure comes as Clariant continues to negotiate with chemical supplier Sabic concerning the creation of a new business line.

Sidel acquires French moldmaker Cognac Moules Emballages Plastiques

The deal is designed to strengthen Sidel's moldmaking and tooling capabilities.

Bunting Magnetics turns 60

Founded in August 1959, the family-owned company designs, manufactures, and sells magnetic equipment used in applications such as magnetic separation, metal detection, conveyor systems, and magnetic printing cylinders.
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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