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Intertape Polymer Group investing $45 million to expand Virginia facility

The expansion to the plant in Danville will add 30,000 square feet and create 50 new jobs.

ProMach acquires flexible packaging supplier Bartelt

The purchase is designed to expand ProMach’s North American base for flexible packaging solutions and further strengthens its portfolio of pouch packaging solutions.

Maguire buys minority share of bulk material handling systems maker O.A. Newton

Bridgeville, Del.-based O.A. Newton will continue to operate separately.
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Sabic and Plastic Energy set to start construction of advanced recycling unit in the Netherlands

The project, will be realized under a 50-50 joint venture, is expected to become operational in the second half of 2022. » Read more

SPE’s Antec moves to May in wake of NPE cancellation

The May 2021 edition will also feature a new online platform, selected to enhance the social and business connections between attendees, speakers, sponsors, and exhibitors. » Read more

Arburg announces extended Technology Days event in June

The in-person show is set to run from June 7-12 at the company’s headquarters in Lossburg, Germany, and is being described as “Covid-secure". » Read more
Special Reports 
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New transparent PVC film capable of inactivating coronavirus

Developed by Braskem and AlpFilm, the film can inactivate 79.9% of the new coronavirus in three minutes and 99.99% in up to 15 minutes. » Read More
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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

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
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