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Quebec rotomolder Rotoplast invests $2.5 million to expand

The investment will add 16,000 square feet to the company's existing 40,000-square-foot plant in East Farnham, Que.

Ontario providing $83 million towards Skills Development Fund

The provincial government is also expanding the eligibility to allow an even wider range of organizations to apply.

ATS Automation acquires packaging equipment maker DF S.r.l

Italy-based DF will join ATS’ Comecer radiopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical market business.

The Circular Plastics Taskforce completes Phase I of its initiative to support a circular economy for plastics

The goal of Phase I was to conduct a detailed mapping of the value chain of the plastics recycling industry in Quebec, to determine market needs and to establish optimization hypotheses.

TC Transcontinental Packaging opens Wisconsin R&D centre

The new Art, Science and Technology Research and Applications (ASTRA) Center measures 12,200 square feet and employs more than 20 engineers.

DL Chemical buying specialty polymer maker Kraton for $2.5 billion

Headquartered in Houston, Kraton produces resins and bio-based products derived from pine wood pulping co-products.
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SPE thermoforming division announces parts competition winners

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