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August 6, 2019
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Plastics Industry Association names Tony Radoszewski as new president, CEO

Radoszewski, a plastics industry veteran with nearly 40 years of experience in the field and the current president of the Plastics Pipe Institute, will take over his new role on Sept. 16.

Oldcastle Infrastructure buys Canadian molder Primex Technologies

Headquartered in Langley, B.C., Primex makes engineered plastic enclosures for the communications market.

Canadian auto sales picked up in July: Scotiabank

But U.S. auto sales decelerated in July, a new Scotiabank report says, as volatility in that market continues.

North American tooling industry continues to slow: report

North American capacity utilization at its lowest mark since 2016, the Q2 2019 Automotive Tooling Barometer Survey says.
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

Building schoolrooms from plastic waste in West Africa

Conceptos Plasticos, a Colombian non-profit group, has partnered with UNICEF to collect plastic waste in the West African country of Côte d'Ivoire and turn it into modular plastic bricks to build classrooms. » Read More
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

8th Global Automotive Lightweight Materials Detroit Summit

Aug. 20-22, 2019
Location: 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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