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Hamilton Plastics

Cavalier Tool acquires neighbouring firm Mold Services International

The deal will increase Windsor, Ont.-based Cavalier's capacity in gun drilling, electrical discharge machining, plate milling, large roughing, large five-axis equipment, and toolmaking.

Arburg buys motors and drive systems maker AMK Arnold Müller GmbH

The acquisition is designed to strengthen Arburg's expertise and electric drives portfolio.

Unifor approves $1 billion GM deal to build electric vans in Ontario

Members voted overwhelmingly in favour of the deal, and work will begin immediately to ready the plant in Ingersoll for van production to begin in November.

Avient expanding colour concentrate capabilities in Vietnam

The materials supplier will complete an expansion of its colour concentrates plant in Binh Duong, Vietnam in February. » Read more

Injection molding and mold equipment supplier Alba Enterprises relocates to Colorado

The company has also added new employees, 3D modeling capabilities, and mold sampling » Read more

Manufacturing sales down in November, wholesale sales up, StatCan says

Manufacturing sales fell in November for the first time in three months, and sales were down in 5 of 21 industries, driven mainly by the aerospace product and parts, motor vehicle, and motor vehicle parts industries. » Read more

Celanese to build liquid crystal polymer plant in China

The total scope of the investment is intended to support approximately 20 kilotons of production per year, with the first phase of the project expected to come on-line in 2024. » Read more
Special Reports 
Special Report

New process to recycle polyolefinic plastics at low temperature

Researchers in Japan have used a novel catalyst process to recycle polyolefinic plastics into chemicals. » Read More
Special Report

Scientists make sustainable polymer from sugars in wood

The researchers from Bath's Centre for Sustainable and Circular Technologies in the UK have made a sustainable polymer using the second most abundant sugar in nature, xylose. » 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