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Plastics machinery shipments down in Q1 but “poised for growth,” report says

North American shipments of primary plastics machinery decreased following three consecutive quarters of growth, the report says.

Polystyvert gets new round of financing to develop full-scale polystyrene recycling plant

New strategic and private investors join the investors syndicate.

GreenMantra Technologies expands recycling agreement with Crayola

The agreement supplies GreenMantra with new discarded plastic feedstock for recycling into specialty polymers.

Engel back on “growth course,” company says

The Austrian machinery maker is once again operating at full capacity, with an order backlog not seen since 2018.

Manufacturing industry continues to lose millions due to border issues, survey says

Sixty-nine per cent of respondents have experienced loss of contracts due to border issues.
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