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Windmöller & Hölscher names Peter Steinbeck as new CEO

Effective January 2021 Steinbeck succeeds Jürgen Vutz, who has been named to the film extrusion, printing and converting equipment maker's board of directors.

ATS Automation names Ryan McLeod as new CFO

McLeod, a 13-year veteran of the Cambridge, Ont.-based automation solutions provider, has served as its interim CFO since June 2020.

Ineos to acquire Sasol’s ownership of Texas HDPE joint venture

South Africa-based Sasol is selling its 50 per cent stake in the Gemini joint venture to Ineos for $404 million.
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Two-thirds of Canadian business owners negatively impacted by COVID-19: CIBC poll

But the majority (75%) of business owners remain optimistic they will rebound once the pandemic subsides, the poll also found. » Read more

Altium Packaging buys blow molder SFB Plastics

Founded in 1970 as a provider of thermoformed plastic freezer spacers, SFB Plastics company expanded into rigid packaging in 1976 and has specialized in HDPE blow molding of industrial containers for over 40 years. » Read more
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Russian scientists have developed an ideal polymer for implants

The innovative material mimics the mechanical behavior of living tissues. » Read More
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Montreal researchers develop 3D-printed plastic canvas with shock absorbing properties

The nature-inspired innovation could lead to the manufacture of a new type of bullet-proof glass, or lead to the production of more durable plastic protective smartphones screens. » Read More