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GN Thermoforming bought by Brown Machine Group

GN Thermoforming will continue to operate and manufacture under its current name and remain headquartered in Chester, N.S.

KraussMaffei Group sells KraussMaffei Austria to Luger GmbH

Austria-based Luger focus on sales, planning, assembly, and service of machines and peripheral equipment for the plastics processing industry.

Sepro Group opens sales office in Singapore

The robotic automation maker has appointed plastics industry veteran Jimmy Teo as regional sales manager of the new division.
Sponsored Spotlight 

New Advantage High Performance Mold Temperature Control Unit Design

Advantage Engineering introduces its newly designed high flow, high performance water temperature control units for standard temperatures up to 250°F. The newly designed units are available with 5 & 7.5 horsepower pumps for flow rates up to 100 gallons per minute. 10, 16, 24 & 34 kW heaters are available. The systems are controlled by Advantage VE, G or T microprocessor controls for precision temperature control. » Learn more

Covestro selling its stake in Dubai polyurethane systems house joint venture

The divestment is part of Covestro's ongoing portfolio optimization process, and marks a further step in the strategic focusing of its polyurethanes segment. » Read more

Five ProAmpac facilities attain SQF food-quality certifications

The facilities are Richmond, Quebec City; Appleton, Wis.; Cary, Ill.; Rochester, N.Y.; and Wrightstown, Wis. » Read more

Recycler PreZero enters processing market with Roplast Industries acquisition

California-based Roplast makes polyethylene film and bags, and has the capacity to processes 30 million pounds per year. » Read more
Special Reports 
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New project researches 3D printing for wind turbine blades

The goal of the project between GE Research, GE Renewable Energy, and LM Wind Power is to use additive manufacturing to 3D-print blade tips, enabling the design of larger rotors. » Read More
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British Columbia scientists use new bioplastic to make fully compostable coffee pod

Called the Nexe pod, the pods compost completely in as little as 35 days in industrial compost. » 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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Plastfocus Virtual Expo 2021* (formerly Indiaplast)

Tuesday, March 9 - Sunday, March 14, 2021
*Virtual event
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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
» Learn more