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November 12, 2019

Canadian vinyl industry icon Vic De Zen receives Vinyl Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award

De Zen is currently the CEO and chairman of vinyl building product maker Vision Extrusion Group of Companies in Vaughan, Ont.

Dow Chemical agrees to $77 million environmental settlement in Michigan

The proposed settlement compensates for damage to natural resources caused by pollution from Dow's plant in Midland, Mich.

General Motors quitting Plastics Industry Association

According to Greenpeace, GM told the environmental group that it has allowed its membership with the U.S.-based plastics association to lapse.

Nexeo Plastics and DSM sign distribution agreement for North America

Thermoplastics distributor Nexeo will now carry and distribute DSM products from its advanced material portfolio throughout Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.
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Special Reports

Canadians at K 2019: Oh, Canada!

Canadian companies may not have been among the most numerous exhibitors at the K 2019 trade show in Düsseldorf in October, but they made an impact. From the Great White North direct to western Germany, here’s a look at some of the made-in-Canada developments and technologies unveiled at the big show. » Read More
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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

Fabtech 2019

Nov. 11-14, 2019
Location: Chicago
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Meximold 2019

Nov. 20-21, 2019
Location: Santiago de Querétaro, Qro., Mexico
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