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CPIA merger with CIAC still on track for July 1

Despite the COVID-19 crisis, the Canadian Plastics Industry Association remains on track to be established as the new plastics division of the Chemistry Industry Association of Canada.

Ontario unveils sector guidelines for businesses ahead of reopening

There are more than 60 labour guidelines businesses will need to follow, including ground markings for physical distancing and installing plexiglass barriers.

Pyrowave closes second investment round for plastic waste technology

The investment marks the first step towards bringing the Montreal-based cleantech startup's modular technology to market and provide a scalable, viable and sustainable way to recycle plastic waste.
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Canadian auto sales plunged in April, Scotiabank says

And while provinces will gradually start re-opening on varying timelines in May, Scotiabank expects auto sales to remain weak throughout the second quarter. » Read More

Edmonton-based bioplastics maker TerraVerdae gets funding to expand product development

The firm has received $4.5 million to enhance its in-house product development and equipment for production of industrial bioplastics used in the agricultural, forestry, food packaging, adhesives, and personal-care markets. » Read More
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Announcing CARD - New WITTMANN dryer models

With the acquisition of the Austrian company FarragTech on 1 April, the product portfolio of WITTMANN dryers has been expanded. The new dryer models of the CARD series can cover all drying applications.

The name CARD (Compressed Air Resin Dryer) stands for compressed air granulate dryer.

Dryer models range from the smallest CARD G and CARD G/FIT through the medium CARD S (illustrated) up to the full sized CARD L Series. More models are also available and differ from each other by their respective control systems. » Complete information can be found here.

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Fully injection molded test swabs enter human trials for COVID-19

Researchers at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University have designed the new nasopharyngeal swab, and the benefit is that it can be manufactured quickly and inexpensively at high volume. » Read More
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Turning waste PET into battery components

Researchers at Purdue University are using an ultrafast microwave irradiation process to turn PET flakes into disodium terephthalate, and use that as battery anode material. » Read More
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