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SPECIAL REPORT: Canada, plastics & COVID-19

More than just a humanitarian crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing global economic disaster as the virus domino toppled supply chain lines and shuttered factories in China, Europe, and then worldwide. And Canada’s plastics industry isn’t being spared the effects.

iD Additives announces discount prices on purging compounds

The purging compound supplier is taking 10 per cent off the prices of its iD Purge purging compounds and Eco-Pro 360 rust removal products.

New purging compound uses glass fibres to boost cleaning power

RapidPurge's new RPM6000 material uses glass fibres, surfactants, and a proprietary compound to remove thermoplastic resin and contaminants from the screw and barrel of injection molding machines and extruders.

Barnes Group projects sales to drop more than 20% in Q2 for industrial units

The Bristol, Conn.-based company said first-quarter sales in its industrial businesses, which include its plastics-related units, automation, engineered components, and motion controls, fell 18 per cent to US$199.1 million. » Read More

More financial support for mid-size businesses navigating COVID-19 crisis

Intended for businesses with revenues between $50 million to $300 million, the new expanded Business Credit Availability Program is supported by Export Development Canada. » Read More
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Uncolour your world with the right commercial purging compounds

As important as it is to put colour into plastic, it’s just as important to remove it when the time is right, since any streaking in a new production schedule can render thousands of parts worthless. CPCs were made for this. » Read More
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Using satellites to identify floating plastic waste

A new technique developed by English researchers uses satellites to detect plastics floating on the sea surface, and distinguish it from naturally occurring floating materials such as seaweed. » Read More
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