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GM’s Oshawa assembly plant to restart ahead of schedule

Full-size truck production is now expected to begin in the fourth quarter of this year, ahead of the previous target of January 2022.

Lassonde launches drink bottles with 25 per cent recycled plastic

The new bottles are part of the Quebec-based company's goal of using 50 per cent post-consumer recycled content in its PET packaging by 2025.

CTMA 2021 apprentice award nominations are now open

The awards have been given out annually since 1994 to recognized outstanding apprentices and pre-apprentices for the contribution they make to the industry.

MIT launches online Industry 4.0 certificate program for manufacturers

The multilingual program is taught exclusively online over 12 months by MIT faculty.

Women in Manufacturing virtual summit is May 13

Leaders and employees of every level – women and men – will find the sessions of interest for an exploration of the importance of fostering and supporting a diverse and inclusive workforce.
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The ins and outs of using post-consumer resin in packaging

Driven by consumer demand, eco-friendly packaging that uses post-consumer resin is gaining traction on the shelf. But for packaging designers trying to meet extremely specific brand standards, working with this material poses some challenges. » Read more

Researchers hit on possible solution for hard-to-recycle plastics

Intro Researchers from the University of Delaware’s Center for Plastics Innovation have developed a direct method to convert single-use plastic waste into ready-to-use molecules for jet fuels, diesel, and lubricants. » Read more