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October 31, 2019

Teknor Apex names Suresh Swaminathan as new president

He succeeds William J. Murray, who is retiring after 41 years with the company.

Schaefer Systems to sell Woodbridge foam packaging in North America

The agreement allows Charlotte, N.C.-based Schaefer to provide design, manufacturing, and distribution support to large industrial manufacturing customers with emphases within the automotive industry.

Nova becomes first Canadian-based company to participate in Operation Clean Sweep Blue

OCS Blue is an international product stewardship program aimed at the prevention of plastic pellet, flake, and powder leakage to the environment.

The Beer Store to eliminate single-use plastic bags from all stores

The Ontario retail chain will be eliminating single-use plastic bags at all locations in January 2020.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Smells like progress: Making sustainable polymers from fragrant molecules

British researchers have developed a technique for extracting molecules found in the essential oils of a wide variety of plants to produce organic polymers to replace plastics made from petrochemicals. » Read More
Special Reports

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

2019 Conference on Canadian Stewardship

Nov. 5-7, 2019
Location: Vancouver, B.C.
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SMT Mold Expo

Nov. 6, 2019
Location: Windsor, Ont.
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