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Bill targets single-use plastics in U.S.

Federal Democrat lawmakers in the U.S. have introduced a bill that seeks to ban many single-use plastics items and also make companies responsible for plastic waste.

Intertape Polymer buying Nortech Packaging

Chicago-based Nortech manufactures and services automated packaging machines under the Nortech Packaging and Tishma Technologies brands.

Kautex Maschinenbau appoints Thomas Hartkämper as its new CEO

Hartkämper is taking over from Dr. Olaf Weiland, who has led the Bonn, Germany-based extrusion blow molding machinery maker since 2005.

Macro Engineering names Martin Baron as director of sales

Previously the company's Latin American sales manager, Baron will now oversee all sales activities for the plastic film and sheet extrusion machinery supplier in Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.
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Special Reports 
Special Reports

Polymer-based, 3D-printed pericardial tissue project could save lives

A new research project is developing biomimetic polymers that can imitate the mechanical properties of pericardial tissue, with the goal of making artificially produced implants for heart disease patients who are waiting for a donor organ. » Read More
Special Reports

Molded Precision Components is pursuing perfection

Located near Barrie, Ont., this full-service engineering, product development, and injection molding specialist produces over 70 million high-precision plastic parts each year. And you could probably count the rejects on the fingers of one hand. » Read More
Linkedin - BB2

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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