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Magna donates $2 million to Sheridan College’s skilled trades program

The donation will be used to update labs with new equipment, create scholarships, provide resources for training, and enable student participation at skills competitions.

Graham Partners buys flexible packaging business from Berry Global

The private investment firm will combine the Berry business with its own Advanced Barrier Extrusions LLC flexible packaging unit, which it acquired in August 2018.

Spartech buys specialty film maker Tufpak

Tufpak produces custom and stock engineered plastic films designed for biohazard bags, medical devices, and biopharma packaging.

Plastics Industry Association creates William R. Carteaux Leadership Award

The award will be given to an industry professional and association member who has achieved distinction working for the betterment of the plastics industry. » Read more

Spectrum Plastics Group buys medical packaging converter PeelMaster

The deal expands Alpharetta, Ga.-based Spectrum's medical packaging business. » Read more
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New solvent-based recycling process could boost multilayer plastic recycling rates

University of Wisconsin–Madison engineers have pioneered a method for reclaiming the polymers in multilayer plastic materials using solvents, a technique called Solvent-Targeted Recovery and Precipitation (STRAP) processing. » Read More
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Absolute Haitian press allows Michigan university plastics lab to expand during pandemic

With a new Zeres injection molding machine, Ferris State University has been able to add an additional lab section for applied learning with one student at each machine rather than two, reducing the number of lab partners. » Read More