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Engel creates new company for pre-owned machines

Engel Used Machinery will buy back both injection molding machines and used robots from the Engel series, and then refurbish them for resale.

Coca-Cola Canada Bottling announces expanded operations in Ontario and Quebec

The company will invest more than $35 million to move some of its manufacturing from the U.S. to the Greater Toronto Area and Montreal.

Feds invest $6.5 million to support training for women in advanced manufacturing

The FedDev Ontario funding will go to the YWCA Hamilton to address critical labour gaps. » Read more

Berlin Packaging expands in Europe with two acquisitions

The acquisition of packaging suppliers Repli and Pentapackaging are designed to strengthen Berlin Packaging's product offerings in Spain and Italy. » Read more

Primary Packaging acquires tamper-evident bag maker Packaging Horizons

Easton, Pa.-based Packaging Horizons prints different security overwrap films, which can be used in pharmaceutical, medical, and food packaging applications. » Read more

Avient adding capacity for medical-grade Mevopur materials in Asia-Pacific

The material supplier is equipping an existing facility in Singapore with a new production line to meet growing demand for the specialty polymers in that region. » Read more
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Plastics Industry Association, LyondellBasell collaborate on first paving project using recycled plastic

The project used the equivalent of 71,000 plastic retail bags to pave 2,885 square yards of the LyondellBasell Cincinnati Technology Center parking lot in Ohio. » Read More
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Making bioplastics from sewage sludge and wastewater

Researchers at Texas A&M University have discovered a salt-tolerant bacteria with an appetite for sludge that can make biodegradable plastics. » Read More

NAHB International Builders Show 2021*

Tuesday, February 09, 2021 - Thursday, February 11, 2021
*Virtual event
» Learn more

SPE International Polyolefins Conference 2021*

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

Plastimagen Light 2021*

Tuesday, March 09, 2021 - Thursday, March 11, 2021
Tarsus Mexico, Mexico City
*New dates, hybrid exhibition
» Learn more