View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Mitsubishi Chemical buys two European plastics recycling companies

In a move to bring supply of recycled resins in-house, the Tokyo-based chemical firm has acquired Swiss recycling firms Minger Kunststofftechnik AG and Minger Plastic AG.

Ontario announces job protection for workers during the COVID-19 outbreak

Ontario’s provincial government will introduce legislation that, if passed, would immediately provide job-protected leave to employees in isolation or quarantine due to COVID-19, or those who need to be away from work to care for children because of school or day care closures.

Good Natured Products buys Shepherd Thermoforming & Packaging

The $9.5 million acquisition includes all of Shepherd Thermoforming’s assets, including machinery, molds, and a 42,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Brampton, Ont.

PolyOne makes new leadership appointments ahead of Clariant acquisition

The Avon Lake, Ohio-based company is establishing two leadership roles with designated regional responsibilities for its Colour, Additives and Inks segment.
Sponsored Spotlight 

WO-3036-150hp Drum Granulator

Rotogran’s proven efficient way to granulate 53-gallon drums. Our granulator is 36” wide with a 26” diameter cutting circle and our hopper design allows you to feed the drums in whole while collecting the regrind at the gaylord filling station.

Simple, fast, and proven! » Learn more
Sponsored Content 
Special Reports

Rotogran’s blower/cyclone offers continuous and efficient evacuation of granules

Designed for continuous and efficient evacuation of granules from the granulator bin. » Click Here to Learn More
Special Reports 
Special Report

“Superworms” that eat polystyrene might help plastic pollution problem

Researchers in Beijing have discovered that scavenger worms will eat Styrofoam, which is one of the most difficult plastic materials to biodegrade. » Read More
Special Report

In the bag: Recycled plastic bottles are being reused for designer backpacks

Each bag from fashionware designer Solo New York’s new Re:cycled Collection of bags repurposes plastic from between three to eight plastic bottles. » Read More
 All Plastics Events have been cancelled or postponed at this time.