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January 28, 2020
Piovan - BB1

New dates and venue announced for Chinaplas 2021

The show has moved its show dates in 2021 to April 13 to 16 to avoid an overlap with NPE 2021, and is moving to a new, larger venue in Shenzhen.

GM to invest $2.2 billion to build electric vehicles in Detroit plant

The automaker will also invest an additional US$800 million in supplier tooling and other projects related to the launch of the new electric trucks.

Husky names Tony Black to lead Customer Success Management organization

Husky’s CSM organization was formed in 2017 with the goal of providing improved support for its systems in the field.

Dow to start using recycled plastics from waste specialist Avangard Innovative

The chemical maker will combine its virgin polyethylene resins with Avangard's pellets made from post-consumer resin plastic film.
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Davis Standard - SS1

Davis-Standard to Showcase TPE Tubing and ABS Filament Line at MD&M West 2020

Davis-Standard, LLC will exhibit clean room technology with a running TPE tubing and ABS filament line at booth 4024 during MD&M West in Anaheim, Calif., February 11 – 13, 2020. The line will demonstrate processing versatility by running TPE tubing on the first two days of the show and ABS filament on day three. The line is capable of processing a variety of flexible tubing materials at speeds up to 300 feet per minute (91 mpm), but will be running at reduced speeds during the show due to limitations. Meet our team at the show! » Learn more
Special Reports 
Special Reports

Unbottled potential: Nova Scotia beach house made from 620,000 recycled PET bottles

Built by construction company JD Composites, the 2,000-square-foot, three-bedroom home has opened up a new way of turning plastic waste into environmentally-friendly housing. » Read More
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

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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Sprayfoam 2020 Convention & Expo

Feb. 11-14, 2020
Location: Pasadena, Calif.
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