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New CEO at Movacolor

The Netherlands-based dosing equipment supplier has named Marc Aandeweg to the position, replacing outgoing head Gerhard Dersjant.

NGen investing $3 million to create analytics platform for food processing

The collaborative project is designed to promote Industrial 4.0 technology adoption to Canadian manufacturers.

Nova Chemicals debuts first three 100 per cent PE-PCR resins

The low and linear low density polyethylene grades are targeted to flexible film applications.

Specialty chemical maker Maroon Group now rebranded as Barentz

The name change follows the acquisition of Maroon Group by Netherlands-based Barentz International in December 2020.

Packaging supplier Rohrer bought by private equity firm

Rohrer is headquartered in Wadsworth, Ohio, and makes thermoformed consumer plastic packaging for a variety of retail industries, including office, beauty, auto-aftermarket, and hardware.

Coming soon: The Women in Manufacturing Virtual Summit is May 13!

This event features influencers in the Canadian manufacturing sector, as well as women who have trailblazed in their careers.
Sponsored Spotlight 

CARD - New WITTMANN dryer models

The acquisition of the Austrian company FarragTech last year, has further expanded the product portfolio of WITTMANN dryers. The new dryer models of the CARD series can cover all drying applications.

The name CARD (Compressed Air Resin Dryer) stands for compressed air granulate dryer.

Dryer models range from the smallest CARD G and CARD G/FIT through the medium CARD S (illustrated) up to the full sized CARD L Series. More models are also available and differ from each other by their respective control systems. » Learn more
Special Reports 

Discovered! Microbes that eat PET water bottles

Researchers at Reed College in Oregon are growing colonies of bacteria that break down the notoriously resilient PET. » Read more

Orion Plastics is on the hunt

This Alberta-based sheet extrusion maker has been killing it in that sector for a long time now, and the pandemic has allowed it to pivot into becoming a major supplier of N95 and 3-ply medical masks. » Read more