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Plastindia trade show postponed from 2021 to 2022

The five-day event, originally scheduled for Feb. 4-8, 2021, will now be held Feb. 17-21, 2022, at the Pragati Maidan exhibition grounds in New Delhi.

Nova Scotia’s RPS Composites acquires assets of FRP and piping maker Fabricated Plastics

The acquisition adds RTP-1 tank fabrication capabilities to RPS Composites' product offerings.

Ontario medical technology maker Smart Safe Science gets provincial funding to make masks

The Bracebridge-based company is receiving $2 million to produce innovative face masks for healthcare and frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19.
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Magna to acquire majority ownership of Chinese seating supplier

The deal increases Magna's footprint with seating supplier Honglizhixin from two to 12 manufacturing plants. » Read more

CAMM golf tournament set for Sept. 27

The event will be held at Fox Glen Golf & Country Club, with a maximum of 60 golfers allowed. » Read more

ATS Automation announces closures, layoffs in transportation segment

The Cambridge, Ont.-based company's reorganization plan was brought on by a downturn in its transportation markets due to the COVID-19 pandemic. » Read more
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Earlier this year Wittmann Battenfeld Canada expanded their Tempro Basic Temperature Control Units Line.

The TEMPRO basic C90 One circuit temperature controller for temperatures up to 90 °C equipped with a self-optimizing microprocessor controller (± 1 °C). The ideal device for any application requiring exact temperature control and high user-friendliness, however without additional functions such as direct cooling.

Standard with leakstop function and pump switch for mould purging when changing the mold.

The TEMPRO basic C120 was designed for the special requirements of specific applications. It is equipped with radial pumps for high flow volumes at different pressure ranges: an economic series with high user-friendliness and an extensive equipment range for every application.

The TEMPRO basic C140 Single zone unit with pressurized system for temperatures up to 140 °C. The economic temperature controller for precise temperature control up to 140 °C. » Learn more
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Polymer panels add camouflaging capability to defense drones

Researchers from the University of South Australia have developed a range of lightweight panels capable of changing colour on demand to allow drones to match the colours of their environment. » Read More
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Researchers make plastic coatings with high transparency and conductivity

Scientists at the University of Michigan have created a conductive coating that’s also anti-reflective to enhance window-mounted infrared solar cells, LED light panels, and large touchscreens. » Read More