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Plastics machinery shipments “stayed low” in 2019, industry association says

Despite a fourth quarter uptick, weak business investment spending was due to trade and tariff uncertainties and overall weaker manufacturing activity, the Plastics Industry Association’s Committee on Equipment Statistics said.

Quebec unveils recycling program that targets producers

Under the new plan, producers of containers, packaging, and printed matter – including plastics – will be responsible for a product throughout its entire life cycle. They will be in charge of the recovery, sorting, packaging, and recycling of their products.

Arburg owners acquiring 3D printing startup German RepRap

Munich-based German RepRap develops and produces 3D systems based on fused filament fabrication technology, and recently added liquid additive manufacturing to its portfolio.

Wacker to cut 1,000 jobs in cost-saving measure

The Germany-based chemical maker said the job cuts will affect its administrative departments and the “indirect, non-operational functions” of its business divisions.
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Toronto nurse creates mosaic from medical plastic waste

Longtime nurse Tilda Shalof turned 10,000 pieces of sterile plastic waste into a vibrant mural that's on permanent display at Toronto General Hospital. » Read More
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

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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