View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Ontario extends business closures to stop spread of COVID-19

The updated closure list now prohibits most construction projects.

Nova scales back construction projects in Canada

Work on Nova's new AST2 polyethylene facility and Corunna cracker expansion projects in Ontario have been reduced by 90%, and commissioning and construction activities on its furnace refurbishment project in Alberta have been paused.

Moldmakers list their COVID-19 anxieties in new CAMM survey

The survey shows that employee anxiety, project cancellations or delays, employee protection, and declining sales are the biggest concerns about COVID-19 among respondents.

TC Transcontinental Packaging working to support “critical” food sector during COVID-19 crisis

The Montreal-based company said that it's meeting the requirements of government guidelines, and adjusting its safety practices to ensure continuity of operations as a vital packaging provider to essential services and industries.

3D-printed hands-free door opener combats spread of COVID-19

Developed by Materialise NV, the door opener is being offered as a free printable download in hopes that it catches on worldwide.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Davis Standard - SS1

CERALENE High Performance Polyolefin and Synthetic Wax

For different kinds of technical applications

Colour Masterbatches (dispersing additive)
PVC (ext. release, surface improvement, int./ext. lubricant)
Technical plastics (flow/surface improvement, mould release)
Additive masterbatches (dispersing additive, compatibilizer)
Duroplasts (flow, levelling, pigment dispersion)
Pigment and fillers (surface coating)
Rubber processing (release)
Powder coatings (flow/levelling/scratch resistance) » Learn more
Special Reports 
Special Report

Eastman steps up material production for face shields

The specialty material supplier has partnered with officials in Tennessee to support the local production of 10,000 protective face shields for medical personnel in the state capital of Nashville. » Read More
Special Report

Formlabs partners with U.S. hospitals to 3D-print COVID-19 test swabs

The nasopharyngeal swabs needed to collect samples for COVID-19 testing are in increasingly short supply in the U.S. as testing increases. » Read More
 All Plastics Events have been cancelled or postponed at this time.