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Solvay and Boeing renew long-term materials deal

Solvay will supply the aerospace company with plastics composites and other materials for applications including primary and secondary structures, interiors, and surfacing.

EPS packaging supplier Aqua-Pak Industries names Josh Plamondon as CEO

Plamondon began his career with the Surrey, B.C.-based company in 2006, and has been the general manager since 2012.

Canadian plastics pioneer Rod Monster passes away

Monster had a long career in resin distribution, most recently as the founder and president of Monster Polymers Inc. in Honey Harbour, Ont.
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Bioplastics no safer than other plastics, study says

The study, produced by German and Norwegian researchers, concludes that bioplastics contain substances that are just as toxic as those in ordinary plastics. » Read more

ATS Automation reports orders up in Q2 2021 results

In reporting its financial results for the three and six months ended September 27, 2020, the Cambridge, Ont.-based company cited a decrease in revenue of two per cent but an increase in order bookings. » Read more
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Liquid nanofoam could be a game changer for football helmets

A liquid nanofoam liner developed by a Michigan State University researcher, and currently undergoing testing, could prolong the safe use of football helmets. » Read More
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Japanese researchers create the most heat-resistant bioplastic in the world

Created by scientists from the Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology and the University of Tokyo, it can withstand temperatures up to 740°C. » Read More