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Magna starts production of thermoplastic liftgates at new UK plant

The facility in Sunderland, England manufactures the liftgate modules for the third generation Nissan Qashqai.

Most Canadian manufacturers support a vaccine passport, survey says

The survey of nearly 1,000 manufacturing companies by Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters shows that 69 per cent of respondents support vaccine mandates and passports.

Asahi Kasei names Todd Glogovsky as new president and COO

Glogovsky, who joined Asahi Kasei in 2017, has over 30 years of plastics experience.

Invista to double nylon 6,6 polymer capacity in China

The company will invest $230 million at its production facility at Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in response to growing material demand.

Medtech firm Baxter to buy rival Hillrom for $10.5 billion

The acquisition aims to expand digitally enabled connected care, especially beyond hospital settings, and provide a broader array of services to clinicians and patients.

Ontario to require proof of vaccination in select settings

As of Sep. 22, Ontarians will need to be fully vaccinated and provide proof, along with photo ID, to access certain businesses, public settings and facilities.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Here's your 3rd quarter edition of Wittmann Battenfeld's "Innovations" magazine, with articles from around the world of plastics processing.

  • WITTMANN robots at R&D, USA
  • LSM-MED, San Marino: Medical injection molding
  • Turnkey systems for plastic/metal parts at Forteq, Switzerland
  • Knudsen, the Danish clean room professional
  • A new cooperation for reactive plastics production systems
  • WITTMANN BATTENFELD: Continuing growth in Romania
  • WITTMANN Group Austria: Massive investments
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Special Reports 

As people continue working from home, the monthly transit pass needs to change to remain worth it

The pandemic has been long enough for habits to have changed; avoiding public transit, using a car and working from home are likely to stick. » Read more

Researchers develop new laminate that changes colour when deformed

The colour change alerts observes to a possible material failure at an early stage. » 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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