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Magna building auto battery plant in Michigan

The new $70-million plant in St. Clair will build complex battery enclosures for General Motors Co.’s all-new 2022 GMC Hummer EV.

New managing director for Arburg France

Arburg is also constructing a new building for the subsidiary in the Greater Paris area.

Nova Chemicals debuts film structure designs formulated with post-consumer resin

The film structures can be tailored to meet customer-specific application demands.
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“Plastimagen Light” rescheduled as a virtual event only

Originally planned as a hybrid exhibition from March 9-11, Mexico's largest plastics trade fair will now be held in digital format only from March 22-26. » Read more

Canplas Industries discovers quick mold cleaning

The Barrie, Ont.-based platics part maker is partnering with LaserClean to cut hours off its mold maintenance programs. » Read more

Cancarb completes sixth unit expansion at Alberta facility

The expansion at the plant in Medicine Hat brings capacity for Cancarb's Thermax brand of thermal carbon black products to 54,000 MT per year. » Read more

Fanuc, Rockwell Automation launch automation apprenticeships

The two companies are collaborating on accelerated work and learn apprenticeship programs designed to upskill current and future workers for jobs in advanced manufacturing, robotics, and automation. » Read more
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TPUs find use in spikeless golf shoes with superior traction

The shoes feature Estane TRX TPU polymers from Lubrizol to deliver superior traction on wet and dry surfaces. » Read More
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New partnership brings blow molding machine maker Plastiblow back to North America

The Italian machinery brand is partnering with equipment supplier Globeius to make its all-electric units available again in Canada and the U.S. » Read More

World Petrochemical Conference 2021

Monday, March 8 - Friday, March 12, 2021
IHS Markit
*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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Innovations for Increased Efficiency in Extrusion Coating Machines: Davis-Standard webinar

Friday, March 11, 2021
10am Central European Time/5pm China Standard Time; and 10am US EST/4pm Central European Time
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