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Mitsubishi Chemical to acquire European carbon fibre recycling companies

The chemical maker will acquire CFK Valley Stade Recycling GmbH & Co. KG and carboNXT GmbH through its subsidiary Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials in Zurich, Switzerland.

German firms Continental, Aft form JV to make plastic couplings for hybrid, electric cars

The two companies have already been jointly developing special couplings that connect the cooling circuit or the turbocharger/charge-air cooler with units in the engine compartment since 2016, and the JV is an expansion of this.

Resin distributor PolyQuest names Tod Durst as new president

A 30-year veteran of the intermediate chemicals and thermoplastics industry, Durst previously served as executive vice president of the Wilmington, N.C.-based company since 2014.

Canada-U.S. to extend non-essential border restrictions until Sept. 21

The restrictions were set to expire Aug. 21 but are being extended as the U.S. grapples with fresh COVID-19 outbreaks across the country. » Read more

WSIB moves repayment schedule for COVID-19 deferrals to January

The financial relief package remains available to Ontario businesses until August 31, 2020, allowing businesses to defer premium reporting and payments between March to August interest-free and without penalty. » Read more
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Polymer helps researchers transform red bricks into batteries

The researchers from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri have developed a conductive polymer coating that allows bricks to store energy in order to power electronic devices. » Read More
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Study shows PET bottles can benefit from clean recyclates

Researchers from the Wageningen Food & Biobased Research in the Netherlands are discovering the effects of rPET on the properties of the bottles and on the quality of the contents of the bottles. » Read More
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