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November 28, 2019
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U.S. recycled less plastic in 2017, EPA says

The U.S. plastics recycling rate fell to its lowest level in half a decade, according to new figures from the agency.

Sekisui Chemical acquires composite parts maker AIM Aerospace

As a result of the purchase, Renton, Wash.-based AIM will change its name to Sekisui Aerospace.

Sustainable chemical supplier Novomer names Jeff Uhrig as new CEO

Uhrig is a chemical industry veteran, most recently serving as president and CEO for Sirrus Inc., a developer of methylene malonate technology.

Wittmann Battenfeld sells its 40,000th injection molding machine

The unit, a MacroPower 850, was delivered to the Eschwege, Germany molding plant of Stiebel Eltron GmbH, a molder of products for the household technology sector.
Special Reports 
Special Reports

New 3D printing technology produces “living” polymers

Researchers in Australia and New Zealand have successfully merged 3D/4D printing with a chemical process to produce “living” resin, with huge potential for fields as diverse as recycling and biomedicine. » Read More
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

Compounding World Forum  

Dec. 3-4, 2019
Location: Tampa, Fla.
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Leistritz Twin-Screw Extrusion Workshop

Dec. 4-5, 2019
Location: Clinton, N.J.
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Thermoplastic Concentrates

Jan. 28-30, 2020
Location: Coral Springs, Fla.
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