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Canadian small businesses get funding to help reduce plastic pollution in oceans

Four Canadian small businesses will receive grants totalling $2 million from the Canadian government.

Aoki, R&D/Leverage form North American alliance

Missouri-based R&D/Leverage is now the North American designer and tool builder for Aoki in the injection stretch blow molding sector.

Indorama Ventures acquires PET recycling facility in Brazil

AG Resinas is headquartered in the city of Juiz de Fora, and processes post-consumer PET into recycled polyethylene terephthalate flakes and pellets.
Sponsored Spotlight 

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.

Materion acquires Optics Balzers to expand reach in optical coatings market

Optical coatings maker Materion entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Optics Balzers, which specializes in optical thin-film coatings. » Read More

adidas, All Blacks launch sports clothing made with recycled plastic

The clothing uses fabric made from recycled plastic waste and intercepted from beaches and coastal communities before it reaches the ocean. » Read More

RJG adds Bole injection molding machine to North Carolina training centre

The Bole 100 EKS C340 is a servo driven hydraulic machine with 110 tons of clamping force. » Read More
Special Reports 
Special Report

New thermoset polymer-based camshaft module lightens automotive engine weight

As an alternative to aluminum, a research team from the Fraunhofer Institute in Germany has successfully manufacturing a camshaft module from fibre-reinforced thermoset polymers. » Read More
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Researchers use synthetic polymer for custom-made bone implants

The material for craniofacial bone grafts can facilitate cell regrowth and be tailored to an individual's unique face and skull structure. » Read More
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