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Indian auto parts molder expanding operations to Ontario

Injection molder Plastic Component Industries will be investing $4 million in the new facility, which will create 80 jobs over the next three years.

Ontario injection molder among three firms to get provincial funding for mask and respirator production

Waterloo, Ont.-based Swenco is receiving $2 million to help the company establish a new production facility to make ASTM level 1, 2 and 3 surgical masks.

Nova announces two new collaborations to boost PCR use in plastics packaging

Calgary-based Nova is partnering with recycler Revolution to provide a portfolio of PCR-based resins, and is also sponsoring the Pet Sustainability Coalition’s FlexForward pilot recycling program.
Spronsored Spotlight 

The M7.3 - IPC network control

  From small productions to complex conveying systems with dozens of single units – any configuration can be centrally controlled via a WITTMANN control unit.
  Developed for the administration of medium to complex network configurations with up to 320 network participants. Every participant is connected via a bus module and can be configured for a specific task.
  The high-resolution touch-screen simplifies user control, as well as the adjustment of process parameters and allows the user a comprehensive view of all attached units.
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Entek Manufacturing names Kimberly Medford as new president

Medford joined the Lebanon, Ore.-based twin screw co-rotating extruder maker in 2012, and for the past eight years has been part of the company’s executive management team. » Read more

Nordson to sell screws and barrels product line to Altair Investments

The product line "no longer fits" Nordson’s strategic focus, the precision dispensing equipment maker said. » Read more

Ineos Automotive buys Hambach, France production site from Mercedes-Benz

The former Mercedes-Benz site, which currently builds smart EQ fortwo electric vehicles, will also start manufacturing Ineos' Grenadier 4x4. » Read more
Special Reports 
Special Report

Tough, transparent PLA cup withstands boiling water

Developed by researchers at the University of Akron, the cup could herald a breakthrough in the PLA market. » Read More
Special Report

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

Plastics Recycling Show Europe 2020*

Wednesday, December 09, 2020 - Friday, December 11, 2020
Crain Communications Inc. and Plastics Recyclers Europe
*Virtual event
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NAHB International Builders Show 2021*

Tuesday, February 09, 2021 - Thursday, February 11, 2021
*Virtual event
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SPE International Polyolefins Conference 2021*

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Society of Plastics Engineers
*Virtual event
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