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August 20, 2019
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Toronto packaging supplier Starplex Scientific sold to Pretium Packaging

Starplex, which also operates a manufacturing plant in Tennessee, molds plastics products that include leak-resistant sterilized containers, biological sampling swabs, and pharmaceutical grade containers and closures.

N. American plastics machinery shipments up in Q2, report says

Statistics compiled and reported by the Plastics Industry Association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics says that plastics machinery shipments increased 8.2% in Q2 2019, following a 27.6% decrease in Q1.

Magna opens new Michigan electronics facility

The new $50 million, 230,000-square-foot plant in Grand Blanc Township is designed to help Magna service the vision-based driver assistance systems market.

Domo Chemicals acquiring Solvay’s European performance polyamides business

The 300 million euro deal includes engineering plastics operations in France and Poland; high-performance fibres in France; and polymer and intermediates operations in France, Spain, and Poland.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

A cool comeback in conformal cooling

Industry veteran Pat Zaffino and his team are back in business with a game changing conformal cooling technology for injection molds. » Read More
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

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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