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January 16, 2020
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Concours Mold buys assets of Valiant Tool and Mold

The transaction marks the first acquisition for Windsor, Ont.-based Concours under the ownership of Crestview Partners, a New York-based private equity firm, which bought Concours in May 2019.

U.S., China sign “phase one” of trade deal

The U.S.-based Plastics Industry Association praised the signing as a "step in the right direction".

Victrex creates joint venture in China for new PEEK plant

The development of PEEK polymer capacity in China sets the stage for further regional growth opportunities and further differentiates Victrex’s range of PEEK and PAEK grades.

Milliken & Co. to acquire additives specialist Borchers Group

The purchase is designed to bolster Milliken’s capabilities in specialty coating additives.
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

Ford and McDonald’s collaborate to convert coffee bean skin into car parts

Drawing on Canadian research, the companies are giving vehicles a caffeine boost by using coffee chaff in vehicle parts such as headlamp housings. » Read More
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Avoiding a hot mess: The right way to maintain hot runners

Hot runners can improve part quality, enhance operational efficiencies, reduce scrap, and save money. But they're complex and not exactly low maintenance. The good news is, you can overcome these challenges by addressing a few key issues. » Read More
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Thermoplastic Concentrates

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

Feb. 3-5, 2020
Location: Austin, Texas
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The Packaging Conference

Feb. 3-5, 2020
Location: Austin, Tex.
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