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CPIA to be dissolved, become a division of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada

Members from both organizations ratified the transaction, which will see CPIA become a new plastics division under the CIAC banner, unanimously during a meeting in Toronto last week.

Canadian government, leading companies partner to create circular economy for plastics

The new Circular Plastics Taskforce has the goal of establishing closer alignments between market needs and recycling stakeholders.

BASF pledges to have women in 30 per cent of leadership roles by 2030

This latest goal follows on the heels of a similar BASF target, set in 2015, of increasing the proportion of women in leadership roles to 22 to 24 per cent as of 2021, which it achieved at the end of 2019.

JEC World 2020 is postponed due to coronavirus outbreak

The 2020 edition of the JEC World composites trade show in Paris has been postponed from March 3-5 to May 12-14, 2020.
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New polymer patch can mend a broken heart

Bioengineers at the Trinity College in Dublin have developed a prototype polymer-based patch that could be used to repair damaged heart tissue following a heart attack. » Read More
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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

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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