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Packaging supplier Tekni-Plex names Brenda Chamulak as new president and CEO

Effective June 30, she will succeed Paul Young, who will become chairman of Tekni-Plex’s board of directors.

Magna releases new eBeam technology to drive pickup truck electrification

Magna says that eBeam provides the ability to retain pickup truck capability while transitioning to electrification.

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada funds development project involving Axiom Plastics

The project involving Axiom and three other companies will develop an artificial intelligence-powered plug-and-play camera solution that automates visual quality inspection for manufacturers.

Loews to sell 47 per cent stake in blow molder Altium Packaging to Singapore’s GIC

Altium has 64 packaging plants in Canada and the U.S.

Beckhoff Canada moves headquarters to Cambridge, Ont.

Located in the Waterloo Region technology hub, the new office increases sales, support, warehousing, and training capabilities.

Plastics Industry Association to present Bill Carteaux award in October

The group will present its inaugural William R. Carteaux Leadership Award at a ceremony held alongside its annual meeting and the induction ceremony for new members of the Plastics Hall of Fame.
Special Reports 

Recyclable bioplastic membrane could clear oil spills from water

Polymer scientists in the Netherlands have developed a superamphiphilic vitrimer epoxy resin membrane that can be used to separate water and oil. » Read more

Back to Earth 2.0

A new generation of made-in-Canada compostable straws are about as sustainable as you can get. » Read more