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PolyOne completes Clariant colour masterbatch acquisition, changes name to Avient

The $1.44 billion purchase was first announced in December 2019.

Nova enters high-density biaxially oriented polyethylene market

The Calgary-based company has developed an HD-BOPE technology that will enable the replacement of BOPP or BOPET mixed material packaging films with all-polyethylene, recyclable multilayer film structures.

DSM acquires part of Clariant’s 3D printing materials business

The partial takeover will allow DSM to better serve its customers rapid product development needs, with 3D printing filaments and pellets that meet the requirements of specific applications.
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Seco Tools acquires cutting tool division of QCT in Mexico

The cutting tool division is a solid carbide tooling manufacturer, specializing in custom products, and reconditioning, with three locations in Mexico. » Read more

Skills Ontario gets additional $3.5 million to promote skilled trades

This most recent investment from the Ontario government comes on the heels of $1.5 million in new funding that the government provided earlier this year. » Read more

Wittmann names Domenik Nikollaj as head of sales in Vienna

The new position is designed to give Wittmann's international distribution network a central contact person for all activities relating to robots and peripheral equipment. » Read more
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SC Johnson rolls out new cleaning bottles made from 100% recycled ocean plastic

The new Mr Muscle Platinum Window & Glass cleaner product is part of SC Johnson’s global partnership with Plastic Bank to reduce plastic waste in the world’s oceans while also helping to alleviate poverty. » Read More
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Researchers develop process to recycle thermoset plastics

A team at Case Western Reserve University has developed a new technology that could transform non-recyclable plastics into recyclable ones and reprocess them into new products with comparable or even higher value. » Read More
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