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NPE2021 cancelled as in-person event

Scheduled for May 17-21 in Orlando, Fla., the in-person components of the show have been cancelled due to COVID-19 health concerns.

Record improvement in Canadian business conditions during December, report says

Canadian manufacturers reported an overall improvement in business conditions during December, according to a new report from IHS Markit Canada.

IPEG acquires long-time Conair partner Phoenix Systems

Phoenix, which specializes in supplying powder conveying and railcar unloading equipment and technology, will now become part of Conair Group.

Selig Group acquires container and packaging solutions provider Performance Systematix

Performance Systematix will operate as a subsidiary of Selig and continue to operate from its headquarters in Grand Rapids, Mich. » Read more

Ascend purchases Eurostar Engineering Plastics

The acquisition will expand Ascend’s flame-retardant portfolio and European footprint. » Read more

Private equity firm Wynnchurch Capital acquires Huntington Foam

Greer, S.C.-based Huntington Foam will be combined with EPS product maker Drew Foam Companies, which is also owned by Wynnchurch. » Read more

Avery Dennison acquires overlaminate supplier Acpo Ltd.

The deal includes the majority of Acpo's assets, including coating, finishing and distribution operations at its Oak Harbor, Ohio, headquarters, as well as three finishing and distribution sites in the U.S. » Read more
Special Reports 
Special Report

Packaging supplier Plastic Coated Papers installs second Davis-Standard extrusion coating line

The installation comes as the Pensacola, Fla.-based company positions itself for future expansion. » Read More
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

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