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Gelpac investing $5 million in Marieville, Quebec plant

The investment is for new equipment to service for the company's Canadian and U.S. markets.

Braskem completes construction of PP production facility in Texas

Started up in late June 2020, Braskem America's new facility in La Porte has a designed production capacity of over one billion pounds per year.

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag modernizes production logistics and training centre at German facility

The Japanese-German injection molding machinery maker held a groundbreaking ceremony on June 29 to launch the construction of a new lightweight warehouse with 1,600 square meters of floor space in Schwaig.

Piovan Group “will not take part actively” in Fakuma 2020

The Italian machinery manufacturer cited uncertainty in the evolution of the COVID-19 disease and the risk of infection as reasons for its decision. » Read more

Haitian delivers Zeres injection molding machine to plastics technology program at Penn State

The school offers one of only four accredited plastics engineering technology programs in the U.S. » Read more

ICIS buys petrochemical market analyst Chemical Data

The purchase will improve the companies "global price benchmark data, market analysis, forecasts, and thought leadership capabilities." » Read more
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Plastixx FFS puts the last puzzle piece in place

In an industry where customer service is everything, the installation of a new EFI PrintFlow scheduling workflow system is helping this Quebec-based form-fill-seal film and plastic valve bag manufacturer stay ahead of the competition. » Read More
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New thermoplastic material could enable tougher, more versatile bone implants

Developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham, the material is a type of nylon and has shape memory properties that enable it to be stretched and molded but able to reform into its original shape when heated. » Read More
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