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New year brings new CEO, industry collaboration agreement for Magna

As Swamy Kotagiri officially takes the helm, the automotive parts maker says it is deepening ties with electric vehicle maker Fisker.

Single-use plastics ban takes effect in Mexico City

After more than a year of preparation, the ban on single-use containers, forks, straws and other common items took effect on Jan. 1.

Gendon Polymer Services adds French language section to its website

The Bolton, Ont.-based compound supplier manufactures thermoplastics and thermoset-based materials for a wide range of applications.
Hamilton Plastics

Tank Holding acquires California rotomolder RMI

RMI molds bulk laundry and linen carts, material handling bins and containers, refuse and recycling, bulk storage tanks, as well as a variety of other products including outdoor and custom products. » Read more

LyondellBasell and Suez jointly acquire plastics recycling company in Belgium

The acquired company, Tivaco, will become part of Quality Circular Polymers, the companies' existing 50/50 plastics recycling joint venture. » Read more

Investment firm Morgan Stanley buys AWT Labels & Packaging

Founded in 1976, Minneapolis, Minn.-based AWT is said to hold a top three market position in the medical device labels and clinical trials labels segments. » Read more

Plastics Hall of Fame announces 10 new members for 2021

The veterans from the global plastics machinery, training, packaging, materials and trade association sectors are scheduled to be inducted on May 16 at NPE2021 in Orlando, Fla. » Read more
Special Reports 
Special Report

Top 10 Canadian Plastics stories of 2020

A look back at our top 10 most-visited news stories and feature articles of last year. » Read More
Special Report

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

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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Plastimagen Light 2021*

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