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Sarnia–Lambton region designated as an official trade hub

The designation gives businesses and manufacturers easier access to federal trade incentive programs and allows them to market themselves as a hub for international trade.

Canadian government invests in five projects to reduce plastic waste

The projects will receive a total of $1.3 million.

Ontario chemical maker Dimachem to produce Pine-Sol for use against COVID-19

With funding from the Ontario government, the Windsor-based firm plans to manufacture about 12 million bottles of the multi-surface disinfectant per year.

ATS Automation buys fluid dispensing systems maker BioDot

The acquisition of California-based BioDot expands ATS' life sciences capabilities in precise, low-volume fluid dispensing.

New report delves into the gender gap in Canadian manufacturing

The report from the Trillium Network highlights the work that five Ontario manufacturers have done to increase the number of women in their plants.

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 

Scientists develop easily recyclable biomass-based polymers

Developed by researchers at the Laboratory of Cluster Catalysis at St Petersburg University, Russia, the synthesized polymers can be used for primary and secondary recycling. » Read more

Plastics industry profile: Jodie Morgan

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