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Advanced Blending Solutions acquires dryer, auxiliary equipment maker Thoreson McCosh

ABS said it will “absorb” Thoreson McCosh’s manufacturing into its headquarters campus in Wallace, Mich.

Asaclean manufacturer Sun Plastech rebrands as Asahi Kasei Asaclean Americas

The name change is meant to reflect the purging compound supplier's close relationship with parent company Asahi Kasei Group.

New made-in-Canada “IsoBooth” can get kids back in the classroom

Developed by Ontario company Imagine Fiberglass Products, the device is designed to give kids a protected, safe, and comfortable place in the classroom without having to wear masks.
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NEW! Econo-Purge has little to no odor

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Motion Industries acquires Canada-based TRC Hydraulics

Founded in 1986 and with offices in Dieppe, N.B. and Dartmouth, N.S., TRC designs, manufactures, and maintains hydraulic components and systems. » Read more

Indorama Ventures buys PET recycling facility in Poland

The IMP Polowat production sites have a combined capacity of 23,000 tonnes of rPET flakes and 4,000 tonnes of rPET pellets. » Read more

U.S GDP falls by 9.5 per cent in second quarter

The drop is the largest quarterly drop in recorded history. » Read more
Special Reports 
Special Report

To buy or not to buy to 3D printer

Additive manufacturing owned the spotlight in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, as shortages of medical devices and protective equipment led parts makers and others to use 3D printing to fill the void. But for plastics processors with a steady use for 3D-printed parts, the question remains: is it better to buy a machine or outsource the printing? » Read More
Special Report

Mastercard launches new sustainable cards made from biodegradable, ocean-bound and recyclable plastics

The sustainable cards produced by Mastercard are available to consumers in more than a dozen countries, with over 60 financial institutions issuing cards made from approved materials. » Read More
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