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Industry groups push back against Canada’s new single-use plastic bans

The federal government’s plan to ban some single-use plastic products by labelling them “toxic” to the environment is defamatory and harmful to the companies that produce them, industry group say.

Expoplast is now part of virtual manufacturing trade event

“Virtual Engineering Week” will run from Nov. 30 to Dec. 4, and will present hundreds of virtual exhibitor booths spanning plastics, medtech, automation, design, and packaging.

StackTeck partners with U.S. industry veteran to better support American customers

The Brampton, Ont.-based mold supplier has entered into a partnership with Louis Young, who has 35 years of injection molding project and production experience for packaging applications.

Covestro buying DSM’s resins and functional materials businesses

The deal will add a complete range of water-based polyacrylate resins to Covestro's product portfolio.

Dr. Barry Arkles resumes position as Gelest CEO

Arkles is also the chairman of the board of the Morrisville, Pa.-based specialty chemical maker, which he co-founded in 1991.
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Special Reports 
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New project to build lightweight car from recycled PET composite material

The project involved using more than 20 square meters of recycled PET honeycomb cores. » Read More
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Scientists create biodegradable plastic using reclaimed waste

The new substance, polyhydroxybutyrate, readily degrades in less than a year. » Read More