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Dow plans to build new ethylene and derivatives complex in Alberta

The investment would more than triple Dow’s ethylene and PE capacity from its Fort Saskatchewan site while retrofitting the entire site to net-zero scope 1 and 2 carbon dioxide emissions.

Ontario recycler EFS-plastics acquires blow molder Exi-Plast

The deal is prompted by policy and industry commitments to the Canadian circular economy, EFS officials say.

Canadian small businesses vulnerable to cyber attacks, survey shows

The new survey commissioned by the Insurance Bureau of Canada finds that businesses spend little on protection despite rising concerns about cybercrime.

Magna terminates merger agreement with Swedish tech company Veoneer

The auto parts company says it waived a four-day matching period to make a counter-proposal after an offer by Qualcomm was ruled to be a superior proposal.

Niigon Machines files for bankruptcy

Originally called Athena Automation, the Vaughan, Ont.-based injection molding machine maker was founded by Robert Schad in 2008.

GM building giant battery development lab in Detroit suburb

The automaker is working on several new battery chemistries, including solid state, which have solid conducting material instead of the liquid electrolyte.

Entek opens new extrusion manufacturing, engineering plant in Nevada

The 98,000-square-foot building will be home to wear parts production, fabrication and assembly, and engineering.
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Testing high-touch surfaces in grocery stores for COVID-19

A recent study found that the risk is low if physical distancing guidelines and recommended cleaning protocols are followed. » Read more

SPE thermoforming division announces parts competition winners

Quebec molder Plastique Art won the 'Vacuum Forming – Gold' award for an enclosure assembly of eight thermoformed parts that house a high-end intensive care unit ventilator. » Read more

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