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Pack Expo cancelled

Show sponsor PMMI Media Group is launching a new live, web-based event called Pack Expo Connects 2020 that will run from Nov. 9-13.

Canadian auto sales posted another rebound in July, Scotiabank says

U.S. auto sales also continued to climb back in July, Scotiabank reported in its latest Auto News Flash.

ACS Group names Bob Deitrick as new vice president of sales

Deitrick is a 25-year veteran of the plastics industry, having previously worked for Graham Engineering Corp. and Nordson Polymer Processing Systems.

CECRA rent relief program extended another month

To receive the rent assistance, businesses will not have to prove a 70% decline in sales for July or August, but will have to show a 70% revenue shortfall that qualified them for CECRA in April, May, and June. » Read more

Small business sales struggle after COVID-19 reopening, CFIB survey says

Only one in four small businesses in Canada are back to making normal sales and only 39% are fully staffed, the CFIB survey shows. » Read more
Special Reports 
Special Report

High-performance fibre from Teijin is headed to Mars, again

The company's Technora high-performance para-aramid fibre plays a critical role in the structure of the Rover’s landing parachute. » Read More
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
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