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Piovan Group building new Asian headquarters in China

The 10,000-square-meter site in the city of Suzhou will be dedicated to the design and production of complete automation systems for the treatment of plastics, food powders, and refrigeration solutions.

Pregis building $80-million film extrusion plant in South Carolina

The 168,000-square-foot blown-film facility in the city of Anderson will produce engineered films for performance-oriented packaging used in the food, consumer products, and medical device sectors.

StackTeck optimizes TRIM pail design to pass UN test standards

The pails are eight per cent lighter than a benchmarked industry standard five-gallon pail, while meeting UN standards 7.4 (drop test) and 7.5 (compression test).

Ontario updates skills training program for laid-off workers

Changes to the Second Career program include expediting the application process and increasing weekly basic living supports for rent, mortgage, and other expenses.

Manufacturing sales fell 0.6 per cent in May, StatCan says

The machinery, chemical, and fabricated metal industries were mainly responsible for the decline.

AOC Resins sold to private equity group Lone Star Funds

Headquartered in The Netherlands, AOC has production facilities in Canada, the U.S., Mexico, Europe, and Asia.
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Self-powered implantable device stimulates faster bone healing

When placed over a fracture, the device generates electricity from movement, accelerating bone healing, and then disappears without a trace. » Read more