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Canadian government awards $3 million to three firms to cut plastic food, construction waste

The three companies are Montreal-based research and development firm Axipolymer Inc., Brantford, Ont.-based clean technology supplier GreenMantra Technologies, and Calgary-based construction technologies supplier MgO Systems.

Ascend buying compounding, masterbatch businesses of Poliblend, Esseti Plast

The deal is designed to help nylon 6,6 maker Ascend grow its European manufacturing and distribution footprint.

BASF Canada expands pilot project for tracing recycled plastics into B.C.

The chemical maker's reciChain project, which enables better sorting, traceability, and transparency of recycled plastics throughout the value chain, was initially piloted in Brazil.

Small businesses need better access to immigration system to address labour shortages, report says

The report says that the biggest issues are a mismatch between the jobs small businesses need filled and the skills-level of immigrants, and the complicated process of bringing in and retaining foreign workers.
Sponsored Spotlight 
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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
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CTMA Plant Tour – Bowman Precision Tooling

March 3, 2020
Location: Brantford, Ont.
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FenceTech 2020

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