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Canadian packaging specialist Cannasupplies bought by Berlin Packaging

Markham, Ont.-based Cannasupplies is said to be one of the nation’s largest suppliers of packaging solutions for the cannabis industry.

Celanese to acquire ExxonMobil’s Santoprene TPV elastomers business

Santoprene is a vulcanized polymer alloy that is used in washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, small appliances, and floorcare.

GM to stop making Equinox at Ontario plant in April, in switch to electric vehicles

The CAMI Assembly plant in Ingersoll will be converted to produce GM's new BrightDrop electric EV600 llght commercial vehicle.

Ontario moldmaker Coreprint Patterns gets $860,000 to make components for COVID-19 tests

The investment aims to strengthen the Ontario supply chain for critical components for COVID-19 testing.

Indorama Ventures completes acquisition of CarbonLite’s Texas PET recycling facility

The facility in Dallas recycles 3 billion PET plastic bottles a year.
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Special Reports 

New elastomers pave the way for smarter robotic arms

The intelligent polymers created by researchers at Saarland University enable novel, soft robotic tools that are lighter, more agile, and more flexible than today's rigid technical components. » Read more

Global consumer brands unveil world’s first enzyme-recycled plastic bottles

A PET recycling breakthrough from Carbios, L’Oréal, Nestlé Waters, PepsiCo, and Suntory Beverage & Food Europe yields food-grade PET bottles. » Read more