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Shuman - BB1

Colourant supplier Chroma acquires competitor Plastics Color Corp.

The transaction, for an undisclosed amount, includes Plastics Color's plants at its headquarters in Calumet City, Ill., and in Asheboro, N.C.

Solvay completes divestment of its performance polyamides business

The businesses are being purchased by BASF and Domo Chemicals.

Albis Plastics beefs up its North American compounding capabilities

The Germany-based materials compounder and distributor is now developing compounds locally at its manufacturing site in Duncan, S.C.

Jabil rebrands its healthcare division

Formerly called Nypro, the division will be renamed Jabil Healthcare and is comprised of orthopedics, spine, trauma and associated medical instruments operations.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Piovan - SS1

GenesysNext, The new generation dryer for rPET

The new patented PETformance and PureTech systems ensure that GenesysNext is able to process any type or percentage of rPET material, guaranteeing the highest level of quality at the lowest cost per preform produced.

GenesysNext represents the state of the art in drying systems for preform, creating a new standard. The cost for good preform produced is now reduced to a minimum level considering the main advantages: minimum waste of material due to scrap, lowest energy consumption and minimum labor cost, since the system is fully automatic. Moisture Minder, the on-line instrument for the measurement of residual humidity in plastic chips, is now integrated with the GenesysNext control. » 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
Hamilton - BB2

Sprayfoam 2020 Convention & Expo

Feb. 11-14, 2020
Location: Pasadena, Calif.
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Plastics Recycling Conference  

Feb. 17-19, 2020
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
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FenceTech 2020

March 3-6, 2020
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
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