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LyondellBasell CEO Bob Patel to retire at end of 2021

Patel joined LyondellBasell in 2010, was appointed CEO in 2015, and oversaw a series of strategic global investments.

Lubrizol names Chris Brown as new CEO

Brown succeeds Eric Schnur, who served as CEO of the additives maker since January 2017.

Beckhoff Canada opens office in Greater Vancouver

Originally planned to open in 2020, the 2,950-square-foot office is located in Burnaby, B.C.

India to ban many single-use plastics by July 2022

The ban will include foodservice items such as plates, cups, straws, trays, and cutlery.

Cascades launching 100% recycled packaging for its Fluff & Tuff product line

The new packaging for the bathroom tissue brand is also recyclable.

Nordson to acquire measurement equipment maker NDC Technologies

Nordson said the deal will expand its test and inspection platform into new end markets and adjacent technologies.
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Special Reports 
CPL video showcase

Plastics industry profile: Nova’s Debra van Holst

The Calgary-based firm’s global director, logistics and customer experience discusses her career, shares some lessons learned, and offers advice for women in plastics. » Read more

Tiny plastic residues threaten Atlantic and Guadeloupean oysters

Nanoplastics without additives, which are used in detergents and biocides, were the most toxic to both Atlantic and Guadeloupean oysters. » Read more

CTMA Annual Shotgun Golf Tournament

Sept. 14, 2021
Pine Knot Golf & Country Club, Dorchester, ON
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Rotoplas 2021

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

Sept. 27-29, 2021
Las Vegas, NV
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