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November 5, 2019
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Canada’s Jet Label & Packaging bought by U.S. label maker ProMach

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in Edmonton, Alta., Jet Label manufactures labels and printed tape for a range of industries.

U.S. plastics industry maintained trade surplus in 2018, reports say

The size of the U.S. plastics industry expanded in 2018 while also maintaining a trade surplus of $500 million as consumption of plastics products continued to grow in the U.S., according to two new reports from the Plastics Industry Association.

Clariant completes sale of its healthcare packaging business

The company will be rebranded as Airnov Healthcare Packaging.

TPE maker United Soft Plastics opens Texas manufacturing plant

The company’s new Houston facility is nearly 20,000 square feet and has 10 million lbs production capacity.
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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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