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Plastics Hall of Fame announces inductees for 2021

The 10 latest inductees come from across the globe and represent many different disciplines.

Ontario awards two contracts to manufacture 500 million face masks

Ontario firms Viva Healthcare Packaging and Canada Masq will produce 500 million level 1 and level 2 face masks over the next five years.

Wittmann Battenfeld sets monthly sales record for robots in the U.S.

The company sold more than 80 robots in the U.S. in June, and says it’s on track to have a record year in 2021.

Xaloy to reopen its manufacturing plant in Virginia

The site in Pulaski was closed in 2016 when Xaloy moved its screw and barrel operations to Ohio.

Ravago to acquire equity interest in recycler Alterra Energy

Ravago will be a strategic partner in supplying pre-processed waste plastic to Alterra's Akron, Ohio facility.

Decarbonizing plastic value chains remains Herculean task: Wood Mackenzie

Wood Mackenzie says carbon saving technologies are key to emissions reduction.
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Sepro Group Helps Customers Improve Efficiency and Productivity

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Special Reports 
Women in Manufacturing

Turning automotive plastic waste into new sustainable materials

A new research project involving Eastman shows how to recycle automotive-industry mixed plastic waste in the automotive supply chain. » Read more

A new water-based solution for recovering add-on value from waste plastic

Ontario-based Aduro Clean Technologies has developed a novel chemical conversion process to transform waste plastics into renewable fuels and specialty chemicals. » Read more
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Thermal Care

Thermal Care Energy Efficient Central Chillers

Depend on Thermal Care for energy efficient and reliable central chiller systems. With multiple central chiller configurations to choose from, get the capacity you need with all the energy saving features you want.

Here are some of the central chiller features that set Thermal Care apart from the competition: adaptive Dynamic Lift Technology for increased part-load efficiency; dual fluid and refrigeration circuits for redundancy and critical back-up; advanced touch screen PLC and remote monitoring system for precise control; and AHRI certification of our water-cooled units.

Systems are available in water-cooled, remote air-cooled, and packaged outdoor designs.
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Rotoplas 2021

Sept. 20-23, 2021
Rosemont, Ill.
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Pack Expo

Sept. 27-29, 2021
Las Vegas
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