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October 10, 2019
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CPIA announces 2019 Plastics Industry Leadership Award winners

The premier award, the Leader of the Year, was given to Bill Dickson, president of Cambridge, Ont.-based material supplier Canuck Compounders.

Quebec’s Polykar adds third W&H multi-layer co-extrusion line

The new Optimex machine adds 7 million pounds to Polykar’s existing film production.

Consumer goods giant Unilever vows to halve virgin plastics use by 2025

The business, whose brands include Dove, Ben & Jerry’s and Lipton, said it would achieve this by cutting its “absolute use of plastic packaging” by over 100,000 tonnes and “accelerating its use of recycled plastic.”

New management for Wittmann Battenfeld Deutschland

Andreas Schramm and Michael Tolz have jointly taken up the position of managing directors of Wittmann Battenfeld Deutschland, with current incumbent Klaus Ehlig due to retire at the end of the year.
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Innovations Magazine
4th Quarter issue now available

This new edition of the Wittmann Battenfeld quarterly "Innovations" magazine is now available with articles from the world of plastic processing. Including a preview of Wittmann at the K Show. Highlights:
  • Moulding machines at K show
  • Peripheral devices at K show
  • Energy-efficient machines for a renowned automotive supplier
  • The Vogt (Switzerland) molding machines
  • Güçsan (Turkey) counts on WITTMANN
  • News from the Serbian, German and British subsidiaries
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Special Reports 
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World-first surgery uses Aussie biopolymer in heart valve implant

A U.S. patient has successfully received a polymer heart valve jointly developed by CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and medical device company Foldax Inc. » Read More
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Nova Chemicals just got even more sustainable

With the new position of director of sustainability filled by Sarah Marshall, the Calgary-based polyethylene resin maker is walking the walk when it comes to advancing the circular economy. » Read More

K 2019

Oct. 16-23, 2019
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany
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Chem Show 2019

Oct. 22-24, 2019
Location: New York City
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