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McMaster University Hospital partners with Printex Transparent Packaging for new plastic face shield

The goal was to provide a better face shield with more protection for ultrasound technologists.

Ontario’s AarKel Tool buys assets of Mangas Tool and Die

The purchase expands Aarkel’s manufacturing footprint in the southern U.S.

JLS Automation names national sales manager for Canada

The York, Pa.-based robotic automation supplier has appointed industry veteran Paul Swietlinski to the position.
Hamilton Plastics

US Extruders completes plant expansion, hires new Canadian sales manager

The company has nearly doubled the manufacturing space in its headquarters in Westerly, Rhode Island, where it builds custom single-screw extruders, extrusion systems, and screws. » Read more

Applications now open for Ontario’s new Skills Development Fund

The $115-million fund, which will support workers and apprentices, is designed to address the challenges brought on by COVID-19. » Read more

Nordson appoints Jesus Crespo as VP of polymer processing systems division

Executive vice president John J. Keane, who has headed the PPS business, is retiring. » Read more

Solvay and Leonardo partner to develop research lab for thermoplastic composites

The agreement is meant as the first step in platform collaboration on short and mid-term applications in aerospace and beyond. » Read more
Special Reports 
Special Report

The plastic road ahead

With more and more recycled plastic being used to repave highways and roads around the world, we might be driving toward a future with a lot less plastic pollution. » Read More
Special Report

Researchers develop recyclable composites

A Washington State University research team has created a recyclable carbon fibre-reinforced composite that could eventually be used in everything from modern airplane wings and wind turbines to sporting goods. » 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