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Ontario opposes new U.S. “Buy American” executive order

The executive order disrupts existing Ontario-U.S. cross-border supply chains and erodes long-standing relationships, according to Vic Fedeli, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade.

Shell invests in Quebec’s first waste to low-carbon fuel plant

The approximately $875 million Varennes Carbon Recycling project was first announced by Canadian clean tech company Enerkem in December 2020.

Rehau founder Helmut Wagner passes away

Wagner, who was 95, began the plastic parts making business in 1948.

Investment firm One Rock acquires material supplier Distrupol

Headquartered in Surrey, England, Distrupol sells more than 4,000 grades of material to more than 1,300 customers in 13 countries. » Read more

Sudpack acquires LPF Flexible Packaging

Headquartered in Grootegast, the Netherlands, LPF manufactures high-barrier films for sensitive products. » Read more
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New tool calculates benchmark data for sustainable production of plastics

Developed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in the U.S., the data measures how much energy is required and the amount of greenhouse gases emitted from the production of a variety of plastics. » Read More
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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

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