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Canada Plastics Pact gets 13 new partners, names advisory council members

The collaborative platform has added 13 new partners to its roster, and also announced the members of its first advisory council.

Ontario launching workplace inspection campaigns in COVID-19 hotspots

The inspections will begin with warehouses, food processors, and manufacturers in Peel and Halton Regions.

Americhem opens clean compounding plant with virtual ribbon cutting ceremony

The plant in Morrisville, Pa. is dedicated solely to clean compounding for medical device customers.

Shuman Plastics co-founder Hyman Shuman passes away

With his brother Charles, he transformed the New York-based company from a scrap business into a major supplier of virgin and recycled resins.

Sepro establishes daughter company in Switzerland

The automation maker has staff in place to handle both French-speaking and Italian-speaking regions of the country.

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.
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Special Reports 

Plastics industry profile: Jodie Morgan

The CEO of Ontario-based clean technology leader GreenMantra Technologies discusses her career and some lessons learned. » Read more

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