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January 23, 2020
Hamilton Plastics - BB1

Canadian auto sales “disappointed” in 2019, report says

This marks a second consecutive year of auto sales declines following the 2017 high, a new report from Scotiabank says, and auto sales are in for another bumpy ride in 2020.

Starbucks plans to move away from single-use packaging

In a public letter from its CEO, the coffee chain said it wants to shift away from single-use packaging to reusable cups and utensils.

Domo Chemicals names Yves Bonte as new CEO

Belgium-based Domo is in the process of acquiring Solvay’s performance polyamides business in Europe.

Vinmar now distributing for Lanxess in North America

Vinmar will distribute Lanxess' high-performance materials products, including Durethan PA-6 and -6,6 compounds and Pocan PBT compounds.
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
Special Reports

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
Shuman - BB2

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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